Director, Veterans Coming Home
Charles Meyer is the director of the Veterans Coming Home project for Wisconsin Public Television.
Meyer the former executive director of the National Center for Media Engagement (NCME). NCME is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to strengthen public media's ability to engage local communities. Prior to his current position and four years as NCME deputy director, Meyer spent six years as managing director for Best Practices in Journalism, an initiative to help local public and commercial stations improve their journalistic coverage of politics, campaigns and elections. Among other resources, BPJ undertook a special initiative focused on editorial integrity. In 1999, Meyer served as assistant project director for Safe Night USA, a Gabriel Award-winning national outreach campaign that culminated with a live program simulcast on PBS and BET. Meyer also produced for the children's series Get Real!, eventually serving as supervising producer. In 1996, Meyer led a production crew on a two-week shoot in a Costa Rican rainforest. The series, which aired on scores of commercial and public stations, earned numerous honors, including several Gabriel Awards, Parents' Choice Honors, and six Emmy Awards. Meyer holds a BA and an Executive MBA from the University of Wisconsin.
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