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KERA welcomes Aishah Rashied Hyman as Senior Vice President, Development

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DALLAS/FORT WORTH – KERA is pleased to announce Aishah Rashied Hyman joins the public media organization as Senior Vice President of Development.  

“KERA’s essential services have never been more critical to North Texas,” says Nico Leone, President & CEO of KERA. “And key to KERA’s critical services is a strong and engaged membership base. That’s why we are so honored to welcome Aishah to lead our multi-platform Development team through strategic and innovative fundraising initiatives.” 

“I’m thrilled to join KERA,” says Rashied Hyman. “Especially at a time when the values of public media are critical to our democracy and the well-being of the people we are here to serve. I feel honored to contribute my experience to an already outstanding organization, and to continue inspiring member engagement and support in the future.” 

Rashied Hyman joins KERA most recently from WABE in Atlanta, and before that, Georgia Public Broadcasting. At both organizations, Rashied Hyman launched innovative fundraising strategies that helped her teams exceed revenue and membership goals and win national awards. From 2013 to 2015, Rashied Hyman served on the PBS Kids Station Leadership Committee. In 2022, Public Media Women in Leadership selected Rashied Hyman to be a fellow in the industry’s first CEO/COO Bootcamp. Rashied Hyman is also a founding member of Public Media for All, a coalition of public media professionals and organizations — including KERA — dedicated to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the industry. 

For inquiries about KERA or Rashied Hyman’s new role, please contact Annette Nwabeke at