Since October of 2005, Mary Anne Alhadeff has been President & CEO of North Texas Public Broadcasting, a not-for-profit public media organization that serves the people of North Texas through programming on KERA TV, KERA WORLD, KERA FM, KXT 91.7, Art&Seek and online and mobile resources. Mary Anne is a public broadcasting veteran of more than 20 years. She was elected to the PBS Board of Directors, served on its Executive Committee and chaired the Content Policy Committee which oversees PBS programs. She was also appointed to the PBS Strategic Planning Advisory Group and the Editorial Standards Review Committee.
Previously, Mary Anne was the President and CEO for the statewide Maine Public Broadcasting Network and CEO at Prairie Public Broadcasting. Currently, Mary Anne serves on the board of America Public Television and on the General Managers’ Advisory Council of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Locally, she is a member of the Board of Directors for the SMU Tate Lecture Series, the UNT Board of Visitors, the President’s Advisory Council of the AT&T Performing Arts Center, the Downtown Dallas Residents’ Council, the Dallas Summit, the Dallas Assembly, the St. Alcuin School Advisory Board, the Dallas Theater Center Advisory Council, and the International Women’s Forum.