Corporation for Public Broadcasting Names Cheraine Stanford Vice President, TV Content Strategy

June 7, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 7, 2022) – The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has named Cheraine Stanford Vice President, Television Content Strategy, effective June 21. In this position, she will plan, lead, and execute projects and strategic initiatives that advance a mission-focused pipeline of public media content for national distribution across a diverse range of broadcast and digital platforms.

 “Cheraine is a strategic and creative public media executive who will be a great asset to CPB,” said Kathryn Washington, Senior Vice President, Television Content. “Her wide-ranging experience as an award-winning journalist, producer, director, and writer will enable her to collaborate across public media to bring high-impact national broadcast and digital content to all public media audiences.”

Stanford comes to CPB from WPSU in central Pennsylvania, where she served as Content Strategy Director, responsible for developing and implementing the strategy for the station's original productions across digital, radio and television. She also served as Chair of the PBS Digital Media Advisory Council. Her work has garnered four Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards, a George Foster Peabody Award, CINE Golden Eagle, Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Award and several Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominations.

Before joining WPSU, she worked on several projects with Albert Maysles at Maysles Films in Harlem, New York. Stanford also served as Production Coordinator for the Peabody Award-winning election roadshow series for “Washington Week with Gwen Ifill.”

Stanford began her career as a reporter and staff writer for the Charlotte Observer newspaper in North Carolina. She is a cum laude graduate of Duke University and has a Master of Fine Arts from Temple University.

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Categories: Staff, Television