Letitia (“Tish”) King is the Senior Vice President for Communications at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Working closely with the CEO and Chief Strategy Officer, she designs and manages CPB communications programs and media activities to explain CPB’s role as steward of federal funding of public media.
Ms. King has worked more than 15 years in international broadcasting. Most recently, she served as spokesperson and Director of the Office of Public Affairs for the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the independent government agency that oversees all U.S. government funded, civilian international broadcasting.
Prior to joining BBG in 2000, Ms. King served as the Acting Staff Director for the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, a Presidentially appointed board with oversight of this prestigious international exchange program. She joined the government in 1993 as a Presidential Management Fellow for the U.S. Information Agency on a two-year management development program.
Ms. King completed her Masters at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and her Bachelors in International Relations and French at Colgate University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Magna cum laude.