TV Santa Barbara Hires Erik Davis as Executive Director

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TV Santa Barbara (TVSB), Santa Barbara’s not-for-profit broadcast TV station that provides community members with facilities, classes, resources, and tools to create and distribute their own original programming content, is pleased to announce the selection of Erik Davis as Executive Director.

Erik H. Davis

The addition of Erik Davis has been a game changer for TV Santa Barbara. In the short time he has been with us, there has been upward movement for receiving much needed funding for our amazing educational programs and local programming. We are truly lucky to have Erik running the show!

TV Santa Barbara (TVSB), Santa Barbara’s not-for-profit broadcast TV station that provides community members with facilities, classes, resources, and tools to create and distribute their own original programming content, is pleased to announce the selection of Erik Davis as Executive Director. In this role, Davis will leverage his extensive experience in marketing, communications, broadcast journalism, community outreach, fundraising and membership development.

“The addition of Erik Davis on November 1, 2017 has been a game changer for TV Santa Barbara. In the short time he has been with us, there has been upward movement for receiving much needed funding for our amazing educational programs and local programming. Be prepared Santa Barbara for what he has in store, and seeing more of why TVSB is such a gem. We are truly lucky to have Erik running the show,” said Raiza Giorgi, Board Chair of TV Santa Barbara.

Mr. Davis previously worked as the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement and Public Relations at Pacifica Graduate Institute where he led the school through a period of unprecedented growth. Erik is an active volunteer in the community serving as El Segundo Vice Presidente for Old Spanish Days Fiesta. He is also the Vice President for the Pearl Chase Society, a local historic preservation organization.

“I am thrilled to be a part of TVSB team where I can combine my passions for broadcast journalism and Santa Barbara while also giving back to the community,” said Erik Davis. “I am very privileged to support the quality content aired on both of TVSB’s community-access channels, in addition to working with other non-profit organizations, expanding TVSB’s youth educational programs and developing our creative services department to cover more and more Santa Barbara events.”

TV Santa Barbara operates two community access channels, 17 & 71, TVSB Voice and TVSB Culture. With studios and offices at 329 South Salinas Street, the Mission of TV Santa Barbara is to empower people to make media that matters.

TV Santa Barbara (TVSB) provides open access to media technology for companies and individuals who want to tell stories, share ideas, and create television shows, independent films, web videos and documentaries. Everyone is welcome at TV Santa Barbara regardless of level of experience. TVSB’s MediaU program provides hands-on training in media technology and communication. TV Santa Barbara’s video production studios provide members with classes, field production equipment and creative services for the entire community.

TV Santa Barbara
329 South Salinas Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 571-1721
info(at)tvsb(dot)tv
http://www.tvsb.tv
@tvsantabarbara
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