Public Broadcasting Atlanta (PBA) has announced Jennifer Dorian as the organization’s new president and CEO. Dorian, a 30-year veteran of the Atlanta business community, will lead both WABE (90.1 FM), Atlanta’s award-winning NPR station, and PBS station ATL PBA (30), starting in January. Wonya Lucas, who served as PBA CEO from 2015-2020, recently vacated the position to join Crown Media Family Networks as president and CEO. Scott Woelfel, who served PBA as Interim CEO throughout the search process, will continue in his role as Chief Content Officer.
Dorian joins PBA following a 20-year career with Turner Broadcasting and Warner Media, having served as Vice President of Branding for TNT, Chief Strategy Officer for Turner Entertainment Networks and most recently as General Manager of Turner Classic Movies. During her tenure at TCM, she developed and launched a TCM lifestyle business portfolio that grew fan engagement via events, travel, and partnerships that generated new revenue for the channel ...