THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NOMINATES HEIDI SCHULMAN AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING
The President today announced the nomination of Heidi Schulman of Los Angeles, California, as a member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).
Ms. Schulman is an Emmy nominated television producer with 25 years experience in broadcast journalism and documentaries. She earned her prime-time Emmy nomination for the 1994 documentary history "A Century Of Women" on TBS. From 1978-1990, Ms. Schulman covered government and public policy issues as an NBC News correspondent based in Los Angeles. Her earlier experience also includes serving as a political reporter and anchor at KNBC News, Los Angeles from 1973 to 1978, as an anchor and writer at KFWB and KPOL radio, Los Angeles from 1972 to 1973, producer and anchor/reporter at KCBS radio, San Francisco from 1969 to 1972, and as a researcher for NBC News, Washington from 1968 to 1969. From 1993 to 1994, Ms. Schulman served as programming consultant to the United States Information Agency's Worldnet Television. Ms. Schulman graduated from New York's Barnard College with a B.A. in government in 1968. She resides in Washington, D.C.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is a private, nonprofit entity, authorized by the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 to provide high-quality, educational, informational, and cultural programming for all Americans. The Board of Directors of the CPB sets policies and establishes programming priorities for the CPB. To fulfill this mission, CPB distributes direct grants for operations and programming to approximately 340 CPB-supported public radio stations and approximately 200 public television grantees operating 355 stations in the United States and its territories.