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PBS Reno Promotes Emma Glenn to Development Officer

RENO, NV (Mar 12, 2021) – PBS Reno has promoted Emma Glenn to Development Officer. In her new role, Glenn will continue to generate funding for the non-profit television station by serving as the primary grant writer and taking a lead role in overall fundraising and expansion of resources that benefit PBS Reno’s mission to Entertain Your Curiosity.

Glenn manages both the development and implementation of PBS Reno’s annual fundraiser, the Spotlight Awards and Auction; guiding a cross-functional team to meet the station’s fundraising goals and share powerful and inspirational stories from the community.

“I am excited to move into this new role as Development Officer here at PBS Reno,” said Glenn. “It is a privilege to work alongside so many talented and creative professionals. I look forward to continuing my work in development supporting PBS Reno’s mission and appreciate the opportunity to do so in a larger capacity.”

Glenn is incredibly passionate about PBS Reno, the station she watched as a child. She is thrilled to continue her relationship with the station, working to raise the much-needed funding for local productions and educational outreach in northern and central Nevada and northeastern California. 

“Emma has earned this promotion through her excellent work with the station,” said Peter Stanton, PBS Reno Vice President of Development. “She facilitated more than $1 million per year in grants for several years, helping to grow the station’s education programs and local productions significantly. We are delighted to have her as the station’s primary grant writer and taking a leadership role in station events.”

Glenn joined PBS Reno as Grant Coordinator in 2018. Her background in fundraising spans 11 years, having worked in the education sector and with the Nevada Cancer Coalition. In 2010, she graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno, where she majored in Fine Arts and Literature. 

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As of November 2020, PBS Reno is watched by more than 124,000 people and more than 85,000 households weekly in northern and central Nevada and northeastern California, with 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 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 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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