Northern California Public Broadcasting has named John Boland president and CEO.
That puts him in charge of KGED, KTEH and KQET TV San Francisco, as well as KQED and KQEI radio stations and related Web sites.
Boland succeeds Jeff Clarke, who is retiring March 19. Boland is former chief content officer for PBS. He held several posts with KQED before joining PBS, including executive VP and chief operating officer.
Boland is a former daily newspaper reporter and editor. His resume also includes stints with Burson-Marsteller and Hill & Knowlton.
Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.
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