Johnson Elected to KNPB Board of Trustees

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Reno, Nev. -- Bradley A. Johnson, P.E. has been elected as the newest member of the KNPB Board of Trustees. He is the General Manager and CEO of the North Tahoe Public Utility District and previously served as the Director of Engineering and Asset Management for the Incline Village General Improvement District.

“We’re beyond excited to have Brad as our newest board member,” said Kurt Mische, President and CEO of KNPB. “With his experience, knowledge and community understanding, we believe he will offer immense value to the station’s mission of connecting all the communities we serve.”

Johnson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a licensed Professional Civil Engineer and has lived at Lake Tahoe since 2006.

“I am happy to be a part of such an outstanding group of people committed to making a positive impact in the community,” said Johnson. “KNPB has been a critical voice in our region, and I’m excited to be a part of its success moving forward.”

The 22-member board of trustees is the licensee for Channel 5 Public Broadcasting Inc., which owns and operates KNPB.


KNPB Public Broadcasting is seen by 130,000 people weekly in northern Nevada and northeastern California. KNPB provides 3 digital broadcast television channels on channel 5.1, KNPB Create on channel 5.2 and KNPB PBS KIDS on channel 5.3. KNPB provides PBS national programming and award winning locally produced KNPB programming in standard and high definition. provides engaging interactive content, including the KNPB video portal at that streams locally-produced KNPB content and most PBS national content.

Through the support of local corporations and foundations, as well as individual members, KNPB has been delivering public television and educational services to the communities it serves since 1983. For more information visit, or follow KNPB on Twitter and Facebook.

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