Juan Devis

Former Senior Vice President & Chief Creative Officer at KCETLink

Juan Devis

Juan Devis

Former Senior Vice President & Chief Creative Officer at KCETLink

Biography

Juan Devis, an award-winning producer, filmmaker and artist, whose work crosses multiple platforms, is the Chief Creative Officer at KCETLink, a national independent, nonprofit, digital and broadcast network that provides high-quality, culturally diverse programming designed to engage the public in innovative, entertaining and transformative ways. Regardless of the medium, his work is often produced collaboratively allowing for a greater exchange of ideas in the production of media and art. For more than a decade, Devis has worked with a number of non-profit organizations and media arts institutions in Los Angeles serving as producer, director, educator and board member.

Devis develops strategic partnerships with funders, organizations and independent production houses to ensure a new slate of content, securing funds and maintaining an editorial vision and cohesiveness for the organization’s mission. Devis has also charted the station’s critically acclaimed arts and culture initiative, Artbound, consisting of a television series, an online networked cultural hub and the creation of programmatic partnerships with cultural institutions in Los Angeles.

In addition to producing the Emmy® award-winning programs such as Artbound, The Migrant Kitchen and Lost L.A., Devis has spearheaded a new slate of original series that are either in production or development, including City Rising, Tending The Wild, Artbound Presents: Studio A, Socal Connected, Border Blaster and the Japan Prize-winning online local documentary series Departures, among others.

Devis was appointed to the California Arts Council by Senate President pro Tem Kevin de Leon in May 2016 and his term expires January 1, 2020.

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KCETLink

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2

Number of Awards

1

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President & Chief Executive Officer at KCET

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at KCET

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Senior Vice President Chief Financial Officer at KCET

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Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer at KCET

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Vice President News & Public Affairs at KCET

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Senior Vice President Chief Development Officer at KCET

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General Manager at Milwaukee Public Television

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Senior Vice President Engineering, Operations & I.T. at KCET

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Executive Director at California Arts Council

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Director of Public Affairs at California Arts Council

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Former Senior Vice President & Chief Creative Officer at KCETLink
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Senior Vice President & Chief Creative Officer
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KCETLink is the new national independent public transmedia organization formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. A viewer-supported 501c(3) organization, its content is distributed nationally via satellite on DirecTV and DISH, in Southern and Central California via broadcast, as well as through various digital delivery systems.

Senior Vice President, Content Development & Production
Prior

KCET, the nation's largest independent public television station, and Link Media, an independent non-profit media company that operates the Link TV national satellite network and online international news portal, LinkNews, recently announced a merger to create KCETLink, a powerful new independent public transmedia company that acquires, produces and distributes provocative global programming targeted to a national audience across multiple media platforms.

Vice President, Arts & Culture Programming
Prior

KCET Local is about local issues, popular culture and community engagement. It is the home for our new Blog Corner with day-to-day commentary by some of Southern California's most respected writers and journalists and Web Stories, KCET's award winning online multimedia magazine.It's also about TV, podcasts, events, and getting involved, but most of all, KCET Local is a place for you to share ideas and voice opinions. We hope KCET Local becomes Your Source for all things local. To paraphrase William Mulholland, \"Here it is. Take it.\"

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