Alvarado Named SVP For Digital Innovation At American Public Media
December 10, 2009 at 4:57 AM (PT)
Former CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING SVP for Diversity and Innovation JOAQUIN ALVARADO has joined AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA and MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO as SVP for Digital Innovation. ALVARADO will report to COO JON MCTAGGART.
"JOAQUIN is one of the most visionary and strategic thinkers about digital media that I have met," said APM/MPR President/CEO BILL KLING. "He understands the mounting crisis in news delivery and he is one of the nation's most respected analysts of the options facing American media in presenting quality content with workable business plans. His opinions are sought by the country's major think tanks and major foundations, and by regulators reviewing the future of media. We look forward to having that expertise and vision added to the strength of AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA and MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO."
"Engaging audiences on digital platforms is increasingly important for AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA," said MCTAGGART. "JOAQUIN's wide range of experience will help us to serve more audiences in new ways. We are delighted to have him join our team."
ALVARADO said, "I look forward to working with this dynamic organization and to further build on the strengths and quality of APMs innovative services. The APM team has developed some of the most important Public Media innovations and Public Insight Network represents a true future path for journalism and engagment in our field."