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Patricia Petric

Patricia Petric


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Patricia's work combines: Non-Profit Organizations, Television, and Communicating / Sharing Stories

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Day In The Life

Executive Director of Content Development

I oversee all content for a multi-platform delivery system for the Los Angeles PBS station.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    Shawnee Mission East

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Business Administration and Management, General

    University of Colorado Boulder

  • Graduate Degree

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Media Programming Directors:

High School

Bachelor's Degree: Business Administration and Management, General

Graduate Degree

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    Going out of state to school.

  • 2.

    Going to a university.

  • 3.

    Working for the Coast Community College District.

  • 4.

    Getting an introduction to PBS through telecourse development.

  • 5.

    Getting the opportunity to work in the station's programming department.

  • 6.

    Seeking the opportunity to participate in the station's on-air promotional efforts.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Parents:

    You should stay in the Midwest where you have support systems and people who love you.

  • How I responded:

    Believe in yourself and passionately express what it means to you to be an independent thinker in charge of your own destiny.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • I sought a more global understanding and always wanted to challenge myself and push beyond barriers. I expressed strongly what it meant to me to be able to explore new worlds and my loved ones learned to appreciate my determination.