CPB Names Letitia King Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications
Jun 11, 2015
Washington, DC (June 11, 2015) -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has hired Letitia “Tish” King as its senior vice president of corporate communications. King will be responsible for leading CPB’s communications efforts including internal and external communications, and public relations.
With more than 25 years of global experience working in both the public and private sectors, Ms. King has held a variety of positions in communications and government. For the past 15 years, King has worked at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the independent government agency that oversees all U.S. government funded, civilian international broadcasting, including as the Director, Office of Public Affairs and Chief of Media Relations.
Prior to joining the BBG in 2000, 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. Ms. King joined the government in 1993 as a Presidential Management Fellow for the U.S. Information Agency on a two-year management development program. She has actively mentored PMFs and other students throughout her federal career.
King holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from Colgate University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna cum laude, and a master’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), a private, nonprofit corporation created by Congress in 1967, is the steward of the federal government's investment in public broadcasting. It helps support the operations of more than 1,400 locally-owned and -operated public television and radio stations nationwide, and is the largest single source of funding for research, technology, and program development for public radio, television and related online services.