Mare Mazur

Vegas PBS


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Vegas PBS
Mary Mazur is president and general manager of Vegas PBS and the first woman to lead the station in its 53-year history. In her position she oversees Vegas PBS’ overall strategic direction and the management of day-to-day affairs across all business units. She also serves as the executive director of the Southern Nevada Public Television (SNPT) Board of Directors. An award-winning television executive, Mazur was previously general manager of Arizona PBS. Under her leadership, Arizona PBS produced 120 hours of news content annually, and launched two new local programs, receiving multiple regional Emmy nominations and awards.

Prior to joining Arizona PBS, Mazur was executive vice president and chief operating
officer of the Los Angeles-based KCETLink Media Group. There, she oversaw KCET’s buildout and move to a new state-of-the-art facility and was a member of the executive team that guided the successful merger between KCET and LinkTV to form the KCETLink Media Group. Mazur was the executive producer for KCET’s nationally distributed programs A Place of Our Own and its Spanish language companion Los Niños en SuCasa. Under her direction as chief content officer for KCET, the station received more than 380 awards for programming, including four George Foster Peabody Awards and three Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards. Mazur herself is the recipient of two Peabody Awards, a duPont Award and a regional Emmy Award. Prior to joining KCETLink Media Group,

Before moving to public television, Mazur worked in program development for both the NBC and CBS networks, was senior vice president of series development for Cosgrove/Meurer Productions, and served in a similar role at Patchett Kaufman Entertainment. Mazur is a graduate of Santa Clara University and spent her junior year in Vienna, Austria studying Eastern European Literature.

All About Me

Current Position
President & General Manager
Previous Positions
General Manager, Arizona PBS
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, The KCETLink Media Group
Executive Vice President & Chief Content Officer, The KCETLink Media Group
Not for Profit Boards (Current)
2019—Present American Public Television (APT) Board of Trustees, Board Chair, Finance Committee
2017—Present National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter, member
1986—Present National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Member including two terms on both the National Television Executives committee and the Local Area Emmy Award committee
Not for Profit Boards (Past)
2019—2021 Herberger Theater Center Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, co-chair Marketing Committee,
Phoenix AZ
2018—2021 Common Sense Media Advisory Board Member, Phoenix AZ Chapter
2011—2017 Immaculate Heart High School and Middle School Board of Trustees, Hollywood CA
Elected Positions/Government Appointed Boards & Commissions (Past)
2018—2019 Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Community Service Grant (CSG) Review Panel
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702-857-8754  P.O. Box 231412  Las Vegas, NV 89123

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