January 3, 2024 (Saint Paul, MN) – Twin Cities PBS (TPT) is excited to announce the hire of Nick Kereakos as the organization’s new Chief Content Officer.
Kereakos has served in multiple executive leadership roles at Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media, overseeing production of MPR’s Minnesota Regional Services (The Current, Classical and MPR News), national APM programming (Marketplace, The Daily, Performance Today, and the BBC World Service), operations and technology, and live events and broadcasts for major arts and music programs for SXSW, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra, Rock the Garden, the Minnesota State Fair and Rock the Cradle. He is also well-versed in working with the Minnesota State Legislature and national public media organizations, including the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and America’s Public Television Stations (APTS). Nick holds a BA in Music from the University of Minnesota and is a fellowship alumnus of the Aspen Music Festival and School in Aspen, Colorado.
“Nick brings extensive, multi-faceted leadership to TPT, along with decades of experience in the ever-evolving landscape of public media,” said Sylvia Strobel, TPT President and CEO. “The work we do at TPT is rooted in the content we produce, both for local and national audiences, and Nick’s expertise will propel our ability to create trusted, educational and entertaining programming with a spirit of innovation and creativity.”
About Twin Cities PBS
Twin Cities PBS (TPT)’s mission is to enrich lives and strengthen our community through the power of media. Established 64 years ago, TPT now operates as a public service media organization that harnesses a range of media tools to serve citizens in new ways — with multiple broadcast channels, online teaching resources, educational outreach and community engagement activities reaching more than 2 million people each month. Over its history, TPT has been recognized for its innovation and creativity with numerous awards, including Peabody awards and national and regional Emmy® Awards. Find more information at tpt.org.
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