CPB and PBS Announce WGBH Producers Academy Workshop Participants

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ARLINGTON, VA, June 24, 2008 - The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) are pleased to announce that twenty filmmakers have been chosen to attend the eighth annual CPB/PBS Producers Workshop to be held at WGBH in Boston, June 21 - 27, 2008. The goal of the Producers Workshop is to engage a new talented pool of diverse producers in public broadcasting.

Producers were chosen based on their work experience, professional goals, video presentations, current production projects, and recommendations from industry professionals.

The Producers Workshop covers a range of production skills and draws on the expertise that has made PBS a recognized force on the American cultural landscape. The CPB/PBS Producers Workshops are open to public broadcasting station staff producers and independent filmmakers who are involved in or wish to work in public broadcasting. Recipients' travel and other designated expenses will be covered by the Workshop.



Rachel FordMississippi Public Broadcasting
Sean HutchinsonOPB (Oregon Public Broadcasting)
Charles KennedyeOklahoma ETA
Sue MaryottNebraska Educational Television (NET)
Joseph MyersPenn State Public Broadcasting
Betsy RateThirteen / WNET, New York
Jennifer RooksMaine Public Broadcasting
Scott SterlingMontana Public Broadcasting
Richard WonderlingWPTD, Ohio



Joseph AguirreLos Angeles, CA
S. Leo ChiangSan Francisco, CA
Tricia Creason-ValenciaSan Jose, CA
Su KimNew York, NY
Keith MaitlandTexas
Loren MendellSanta Monica, CA
Chris MetzlerSan Francisco, CA
Jenni MonetNew Mexico
Michael TorresVan Nuys, CA
Christine TurnerNew York, NY

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