Ted Garcia, Executive producer

Ted Garcia will serve as executive producer.  His career spans more than 40 years in public and commercial broadcasting.  In June of 2008, he became the Senior Vice President of Television Content at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, where he managed CPB's national public television portfolio.  He joined CPB after seven years serving as General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of KNME-TV, licensed to the University of New Mexico and Albuquerque Public Schools, serving northern and central New Mexico. Prior to coming to KNME in 2001, Garcia was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of KETC/Channel 9 (PBS) in St. Louis, Missouri.  He initially came to KETC in 1981 as the Director of Operations. In February 2007, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson appointed Garcia to serve on the seven-member New Mexico Tourism Commission; he was subsequently appointed Chairman of the New Mexico Tourism Commission by Governor Susana Martinez in April  2011.  He is the recipient of five regional Emmy Awards.