Senior Director of Programming & Development, PBS

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Pamela A. Aguilar is Senior Director of Programming and Development for PBS. In this role she identifies, develops and oversees the production of original content and acquisitions for PBS Primetime in the genres of science, history, natural history, culture, and independent film. She works closely with Executive Producers of PBS’ documentary series POV, Independent Lens and LPB’s VOCES; national content producing stations like WGBH, WNET and TPT, as well as co-producing partners NHNZ, VOX and the BBC.

Prior to joining PBS, Aguilar worked as a writer, producer, director and executive producer creating innovative content on race relations, education, social justice, pop-culture and health. Some of her credits include, AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS, about the impact of America’s changing demographics, THE GRADUATES/LOS GRADUADOS, about the high school dropout crisis, and BETWEEN TWO PLATES, a satirical telenovela she created, on healthy eating. She’s a graduate of New School University in New York.