Senior VP and Chief Content Officer at CPB


Create and Engage With Public Media: The Pushouts Documentary Case Study (Presented by CPB) - Friday, June 23rd - Creators Studio 1

Joseph Tovares is the Senior Vice President and Chief Content Office at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. CPB manages the American people’s investment in public media. Projects supported under Joseph’s leadership include the PBS Children’s and Primetime Programming block, the Independent Television Service, Veterans Coming Home, Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle, All The Difference, TED TALKS: War and Peace, and many others specials.

Prior to CPB, Tovares worked as a producer and executive producer. He is the producer, director, and writer of Zoot Suit Riots, a film on the young culture of 1940s Los Angeles, and Remember the Alamo, a film about the Mexican families living in San Antonio during the epic battle.

He is a native of San Antonio, Texas.



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