Malcolm Brett

Director, Broadcasting and Media Innovations

Malcolm Brett is the director of Broadcasting and Media Innovations. He is responsible for Wisconsin Public Television, Wisconsin Public Radio and Media Innovations as it applies to broadcasting and education. Media Innovations includes research involving interactive/enhanced television, video delivery over Internet 2, and media asset management.

Malcolm has also served as the director of television for Wisconsin Public Television and general manager of the network's flagship station, WHA-TV. During the past two decades at WPT, Brett has served as corporate development manager and director of development as well as a production manager for the national show "The New Tech Times." His extensive knowledge of commercial and public television includes development, production management, strategic planning, budgeting, government relations and community relations. He was named PBS Development Professional of the Year in 1998 for his system-wide contributions and for his accomplishments in corporate development and overall fundraising. Brett is spearheading WPT's digital conversion, and has helped guide, design, fund or implement various of WPT's national public television models -- Evolving the Links, Best Practices in Journalism, National Center for Outreach, Wisconsin Stories and SafeNight USA. He also established and chaired the Wisconsin Cultural Coalition and led its support for Portal Wisconsin.

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