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PBS Reno’s Kurt Mische Reelected to CPT Board for 2023

Kurt Mische, President & CEO

RENO, NV (July 25, 2022) — PBS Reno President and CEO Kurt Mische has been reelected to another term as Vice Chair of the California Public Television Board.

California Public Television and Californians for Public Broadcasting held their annual meetings on July 7, 2022, with the following officers elected for 2023:

Chair, Andy Russell (PBS SoCal/KCET)
Vice Chair, Kurt Mische (PBS Reno)
Secretary, Darren LaShelle (Northern California Public Media)
Treasurer, David Lowe (KVIE Sacramento)

“PBS Reno is proud to be a member of California Public Television by virtue of our service northeastern California,” said Mische. “I’m honored to continue to serve on the board of this important organization whose member stations provide so much service to the state.”

About CPT

California Public Television (CPT) was formed in the early 1980s to help the state's public television stations collaborate with respect to their broadcasting services. CPT shares programming and provides statewide distribution of programs and outreach materials of interest to the state’s residents. In cooperation with the Attorney General’s office, CPT has produced and distributed Responsible Adults & Safe Teens, an earthquake preparedness campaign, along with a series on mental health.

About PBS Reno

As of February 2022, PBS Reno Channel 5.1 is watched weekly by more than 113,000 people in approximately 62,000 households in northern and central Nevada and northeastern California, with viewership on multicast channels Reno Create 5.2 and PBS KIDS Reno 5.3. PBS Reno channels are also available on cable, satellite services, and via livestream on YouTube TV. PBS Reno provides PBS national programming and award-winning, locally-produced content. provides engaging interactive content, including the video portal at that streams all locally-produced content and most PBS national content. PBS Reno serves students, teachers, parents and caregivers through immersive educational services including Curiosity Classroom Workshops that bring classroom lessons to life with standards-based lessons and activities. Through the support of local corporations and foundations, as well as thousands of individual members, PBS Reno has been delivering public television and educational services to the communities it serves since 1983. 

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Phone: 775.600.0555
Address: 1670 N. Virginia St. • Reno NV 89503