PBS Prez Quits To Run Museum

PBS president Pat Mitchell is leaving the network to head up the Museum of Television & Radio. “Mitchell has been PBS president since March 2000. She was the first woman as well as the first producer and journalist to hold the position. Before that, she spent eight years as executive in charge of original productions for Ted Turner’s cable networks, where her documentaries and specials received 37 Emmy Awards and five Peabody Awards.”