About Us

Leadership Team

We bring experience, creativity and passion to our work. Meet the senior executives who lead the PBS Distribution team.

Andrea Downing


Amy Letourneau

Senior Vice President, Content & Rights Management

Joseph Barrett

Vice President, Sales

Tom Koch

Vice President, International

Richard Kingsbury

General Manager, International Channels – PBS America

Liz Liebman

Vice President, SVOD Channels

John Suydam

Vice President, Business Development

Germaine Deagan Sweet

Managing Director, Content Acquisitions

Melissa Adams

Senior Director, Program Management

Rebecca Carr

Vice President, Content Operations

Jason Dillinger

Vice President, Legal Affairs & General Counsel

Tonya Harley

Vice President, Marketing

Scott Sauer

Vice President, Partnerships

Megan Zamyatin

Vice President, Accounting & Finance

Valentia Royal

Vice President, HR & Admin

The PBS Distribution Board

Paula Kerger

President & CEO, PBS

Jonathan Barzilay

Chief Operating Officer, PBS

Ira Rubenstein

Chief Digital and Marketing Officer, PBS

Jonathan Abbott

President & CEO, GBH

Claudia Palmer

Chief Operating Officer, GBH

Andrea Downing

President, PBS Distribution

James Levy

Vice President Financial Planning and Business Services, GBH