PBS Reno Hires Content Resource Coordinator
RENO, NV (SEPTEMBER 20, 2023) — PBS Reno has hired Jordan Buxton for the role of Content Resource Coordinator. Jordan joined the team on September 5, 2023.
As PBS Reno Content Resource Coordinator, Buxton maintains the Content schedule and ensures that the necessary equipment, vehicles, licenses/permits, and staff resources are available to accommodate multiple requests for local productions. He works with other departments and external clients in providing quotes, data, and scheduling to meet the desired production outcomes. He is also responsible for creating and assisting in keeping metadata and related production materials catalogued so PBS Reno can effectively serve its community with in-classroom services and award-earning content.
“I am thrilled to join the staff at PBS Reno to contribute towards work that serves my community,” Buxton said. “I am eager to learn more about the position and to become a member of the team the PBS Reno community can count on.”
Buxton earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. During his time at UNR, he taught motion design as an instructor, documented University events as a staff photographer, and assisted with the production and post-production of several documentaries.
“Jordan’s experience in documentary filmmaking at the University of Nevada, Reno and overall grasp of the production needs of a television station make him a perfect fit for this position,” said Megan Myers, PBS Reno Vice President of Content. “His attention to detail will be critical as we enter our 40th year of service and look to grow our digital footprint while maintaining award-earning productions on our main channel.”
About PBS Reno
As of February 2023, PBS Reno Channel 5.1 is watched weekly by more than 98,377 people in approximately 67,400 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-earning, locally-produced content, with many local segments posted weekly to PBS Reno’s YouTube Channel. PBSReno.org provides engaging interactive content, including the video portal at watch.PBSReno.org 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.