Public Broadcasting Block - Friday June 22, 2018
Sandie Viquez Pedlow, executive director of Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB), manages the operations of public media’s largest Latino-focused content developer and funder which provides programming to public television’s nearly 360 stations, multicast channels, and other media platforms. Since its inception, Latino Public Broadcasting has awarded over eleven million dollars to filmmakers nationwide and provided over 219 hours of programming to PBS. Pedlow is the executive producer of VOCES on PBS, a series that celebrates the rich diversity of the Latino cultural experience. She was executive producer of Latino Americans a 3-part landmark series honored with a George Foster Peabody Award and an IMAGEN. Pedlow served as Director of Program Strategies at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and Director of Station Relations Education at PBS.