KERA in Dallas has hired Glenn Fisher as its chief operating officer. Fisher will oversee daily administration of the organization, managing the finance, membership, underwriting, engineering and IT departments.
Fisher spent 28 years at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, serving as v.p. of station operations, v.p. for development and communications, and v.p. of broadcast operations. PBS named him Development Professional of the Year in 2005.
“Glenn’s extensive experience in public broadcasting and station management will be an excellent addition to KERA’s senior leadership team as the organization continues to grow and provide essential resources to the North Texas region,” said Mary Anne Alhadeff, KERA president and c.e.o., in today’s announcement.