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PBS Reno’s Kurt Mische Reelected to CPT Board

RENO, NV (Aug. 24, 2021) – PBS Reno President and CEO Kurt Mische has been reelected for another term as Vice Chair of the California Public Television Board.

CPT/CfPB held its annual meeting on July 12, 2021. The current slate of officers was reelected for another one-year term: Darren LaShelle (NorCal Public Media) as President; Kurt Mische (PBS Reno) as Vice President; Andy Russell (PBS SoCal) as Secretary; and David Lowe (KVIE Sacramento) as Treasurer.

“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 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 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.

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