Board of Governors 2020-07-16T13:47:58-04:00

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is a group of elected professionals and members representing a diverse cross-section of the broadcasting community. The Board, in consultation with the Officers, provides guidance as to the priorities of the organization. If you are interested joining the Board of Governors please contact us and we will be happy to provide more information!

Executive Committee

  • President: Jason Gittlen – WRC
  • 1st Vice President: Adam Longo – WUSA9
  • 2nd Vice President: Kate Kelly – WETA
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Jumoke Davis – Less Traveled Media
  • National Trustee: Seth Berenzweig – Berenzweig Leonard, LLP
  • National Trustee: Jason Gittlen – WRC
  • National Trustee: Fernando Pizarro
  • National Trustee: Jess Snyder – WETA
  • Alternate Trustee: Joe Yasharoff – Montgomery Community Media and University of Maryland

Board of Governors

  • Terry Bryant – American University
  • Ava-joye Burnett – WJZ-TV
  • Candace Burns – WTVR
  • Kathleen Cairns
  • Cheryl Carson – WJLA
  • Barbara Ciara – WTKR
  • Rachel DePompa – WWBT
  • Aaron Gilchrist – WRC
  • Jeff Gygax – WTTG
  • Andre Hepkins – WBAL
  • Joy Lambert – WBFF
  • Adam Longo – WUSA9
  • Janette Luviano – WZDC/Telemundo44
  • Samara Martin-Ewing – WUSA9
  • Pete O’Neal – WMAR
  • Ben Pekkanen – U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Eric Pritchett – WVIR
  • Tiffany Townsend
  • Amanda Zimmer – NBC Sports Washington

Regional Vice Presidents

  • Roanoke, VA: Will Anderson – Blue Ridge PBS
  • Salisbury, MD: Nicole Webb – WBOC

Standing Committee Chairs

  • Awards Chair: Amanda Zimmer – NBC Sports Washington
  • Budget & Finance Chair: Kate Kelly – WETA
  • Bylaws: Jess Snyder – WETA
  • Communications Chair: Ben Pekkanen – U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Educational Outreach Chair: Aaron Gilchrist – WRC
  • Emmy Night Chair: Virginia Pancoe – VPMedia
  • Gold & Silver Circle Co-Chair: Barbara Ciara – WTKR
  • Gold & Silver Circle Co-Chair: Donna Weston – WRC
  • Membership Chair: Kathy Reynolds – WUSA9
  • Sponsorship: Kathy Reynolds – WUSA9

Staff