The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), based in D.C., named Brendan Daly vice president of communications. In this position, Daly will be responsible for the “development and implementation of a multifaceted communications and messaging strategy to advance awareness of public media and its value to American society,” reports TV NewsCheck.
“Brendan is a strategic communications leader with a proven ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders,” said CPB Chief Operating Officer Michael Levy. “His skill set and experience will be valuable assets as we look to increase communication across the public media system and with the American people.”
A communications executive with more than 25 years of experience, including nine years as communications director for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Daly most recently was chief communications officer for the Recording Industry Association of America. Prior to that, he served as senior director of communications for Save the Children Action Network and as executive vice president for Ogilvy Public Relations, states TV NewsCheck.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting was incorporated in 1967 as a private nonprofit corporation under the authority of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 (P.L. 90-129). CPB funding promotes public television and radio stations and their programs. These CPB-funded stations reach virtually every household in the United States. CPB is the largest single source of funding for public television and radio programming.