GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — The Pioneer PBS board of directors has initiated a national search for a new president and general manager to replace Les Heen. Heen resigned from the position in January 2020 to take a new position as a government affairs specialist at the Libby Law Firm in St. Paul. After assessing the desired qualities in a new executive director, consulting with staff and opening the position to existing Pioneer PBS employees, the Pioneer PBS board is now contracting with Livingston Associates -- the leading executive search firm for public television and radio. Chief engineer Jon Panzer will continue to serve in the capacity of interim general manager until the position is filled.
To see the president and general manager position description and announcement, visit: www.pioneer.org/about/careers/
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Established in 1966, Pioneer PBS is an award-winning, viewer-supported television station dedicated to sharing local stories of the region with the world. For more information visit: www.pioneer.org.