Kate Arno, Vice President, Community Service Grants and Station Initiatives

Kate Arno is Vice President of CSG and Station Initiatives at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). She oversees the development and implementation of policy for the Community Service Grant (CSG) Program that annually distributes more than $300 million to support public television and radio stations throughout the country. She also oversees initiatives to help stations improve their ability to provide strong public service to their communities.

Previously, Ms. Arno served for seven years as CPB’s Director of Television CSG Policy and Review where she developed and implemented CSG policies and worked extensively with grantees to support their grant compliance. Ms. Arno’s public television experience includes almost ten years at Maine Public where she was Vice President of Television. Ms. Arno has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management from the University of Southern Maine and a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Maine.