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Cavazos Promoted to PBS Reno Vice President of Technology

RENO, NV (JUNE 12, 2020) – PBS Reno has promoted Eli Cavazos to Vice President of Technology. Cavazos joined PBS Reno in 2018 as an engineer, bringing more than two decades’ worth of experience to the station and overseeing numerous technological advances and improvements.

“We are very pleased to have Eli as our VP of Technology,” said Kurt Mische, PBS Reno President and CEO. “His tenure in our business, his base of knowledge and his connections in our local market give him the experience he needs to lead this critically important part of our operation.”

Cavazos has television and radio broadcast experience in several large markets, including Fresno, Sacramento, Santa Rosa, San Jose, San Francisco, and Vallejo. His career spans more than 25 years, and he is looking forward to leading PBS Reno’s needs through the ever-changing world of technology.

“I’m thrilled to be part of an amazing team as the new VP of Technology for PBS Reno,” said Cavazos. “I welcome the challenges of heading into the future of broadcast technologies with Next Gen TV/ATSC 3.0 and other emerging technologies, and I’m pleased to be part of an award-winning organization with a solid reputation for outstanding programming and community outreach.”

About PBS Reno

As of January 2020, PBS Reno is watched by more than 122,000 people and more than 79,000 households weekly in northern and central Nevada and northeastern California, with additional viewership on multicast channels Reno Create and PBS KIDS Reno. 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 that streams all locally-produced content and most PBS national content. PBS Reno serves students, teachers, parents and caregivers through immersive educational services including Ready To Learn Workshops that bring classroom lessons to life. Through the support of local corporations and foundations, as well as individual members, PBS Reno has been delivering public television and educational services to the communities it serves since 1983.


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