John Boland, former PBS chief content officer, was today named president and CEO of Northern California Public Broadcasting. Boland succeeds Jeff Clarke, retiring after nearly 45 years in pubmedia and broadcasting. Boland was the system’s first chief content officer (CCO) at KQED in 2002. He became PBS’s first CCO in 2006. Clarke’s last day is March 19 and Boland will take the helm on March 22.