May 7, 2014, BURBANK, CA --KCETLink has announced the promotions of three executives as part of a management reorganization. The promotions are effective immediately.
Juan Devis, previously Vice President of Arts and Culture Programming, has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Content Development & Production. He will be responsible for all stages of original television and online content for KCET, Link TV, and the KCET and Link TV websites.
Bohdan Zachary, who was Vice President of Broadcasting, Programming & Syndication, was named Senior Vice President, Broadcasting, Programming & Syndication. He will be responsible for the acquisition and scheduling of all programs for KCET and Link TV, and the syndication of any programming KCETLink produces or acquires, as well as BBC WORLD NEWS.
Devis and Zachary report to Mary Mazur, KCETLink's Chief Operating Officer.
Palencia Turner was named Chief Development Officer. Formerly Vice President of Development, Turner is now responsible for all areas of fundraising for KCET and Link TV, including Major Gifts, Planned Gifts, Membership, Foundation Underwriting, and Corporate Underwriting. She reports to Al Jerome, CEO of KCETLink.
Bios and photos are available upon request.
KCETLink is the national independent public transmedia organization formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. A viewer-supported 501c(3) organization, its content is distributed nationally via satellite on DirecTV (375) and DISH (9410), in Southern and Central California via broadcast, as well as through various digital delivery systems. The combined organization reaches a wide broadcast audience that includes Link TV's 33 million satellite subscribers and KCET's 5.6 million households in Southern and Central California. KCETLink is committed to driving public media innovation with smarter ways to access content that engages all audiences with global storytelling. For additional information about KCETLink productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org or linktv.org.