PBS Reno’s President and CEO Kurt Mische Joins Nevada Broadcasters Association Board of Directors
RENO, NV (Mar. 9, 2021) – PBS Reno President and CEO Kurt Mische has joined the Nevada Broadcasters Association Board of Directors. Mische will serve alongside broadcast professionals and leaders from across the state as they collaborate to promote and advocate for television and radio stations in Nevada.
‘I’m honored to have this opportunity to serve our state’s broadcasters in this capacity,” said Mische. “Our radio and TV stations provide so much important service to the urban and rural parts of Nevada; service that makes a daily difference in people’s lives.”
The Nevada Broadcasters Association (NVBA) is proud to represent Nevada’s free, over-the-air radio and TV stations, which employ thousands of Nevada residents. The NVBA seeks to educate Nevada’s local, state and federal officials about important broadcasting issues, concerns and challenges.
The NVBA Board of Directors is encompassed of 16 broadcast professionals whose backgrounds in radio, television and communications represent northern and southern Nevada.
“The Nevada Broadcasters Association Board of Directors is thrilled to have Kurt Mische as its newest board member,” said Mitch Fox, Nevada Broadcasters Association President and CEO. “Kurt brings a wealth of experience as a veteran television and radio broadcaster and will provide an important perspective to the NVBA.”
As the oversight agency of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), the NVBA has several partnerships throughout the state to meet the communication needs of residents with regard to a variety of emergency situations. As Nevada’s voice for AMBER Alert, the NVBA works with numerous law enforcement agencies including the Nevada Department of Public Safety, the Nevada Department of Transportation and the Nevada AMBER Alert Review Committee.
About PBS Reno
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. PBSReno.org provides engaging interactive content, including the video portal at watch.PBSReno.orgthat 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.
About Nevada Broadcasters Association
The Nevada Broadcaster Association’s mission is to promote and advocate for the Broadcasters of Nevada while serving the public. The NVBA helps improve and preserve, on a national and statewide basis, an economic, legal, and regulatory environment that best enhances the ability of each Station to be financially strong; to remain free from government control of programming; to excel in the public service roles that each Station plays in Nevada; and to continue to offer its Public Education Partnership and make it as robust as possible. Learn more here.