Susi Elkins

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WKAR general manager to serve as APTS Professional Vice Chair

EAST LANSING, MI; Feb. 11, 2021 - America's Public Television Stations announced today that Susi Elkins, Director of Broadcasting and General Manager of WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, has been elected to serve as Professional Vice Chair on the board of the non-profit organization.

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Susi Elkins is director of broadcasting for Michigan State University and general manager of WKAR Public Media. And she has been elected to serve on the PBS Board of Directors.

“I'm really excited. I have a lot to learn,” Elkins says. “There are 27 of us on the board, and we are essentially helping govern PBS and helping them determine policy that will affect the rest of the 335 stations within the country. It’s a big responsibility, but also just really exciting for me. I intend to learn a lot and figure out how I can best help.”


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Susi Elkins, WKAR Public Media general manager and director of broadcasting, has been elected to serve a 3-year term on the board of directors for PBS.

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Susi Elkins, director of broadcasting and general manager of WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University, has been elected to the board of directors of America’s Public Television Stations (APTS). The announcement was made on Thursday, February 7. Her three-year term begins Monday, February 25, 2019.

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Susi Elkins is director of broadcasting and general manager of WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University. She was named to her current position in March of 2017.

“I’ve really spent the year trying to listen and learn as much as I can and help that shape our future and where we’re headed,” says Elkins.


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