Vegas PBS Announces Tammy McMahan as Communications Specialist
(Las Vegas) – Vegas PBS has announced Tammy McMahan as its communications specialist. In her new position, McMahan will support the advertising, marketing, public relations and social media efforts of the station.
Before joining the Vegas PBS team, McMahan worked as an analyst for the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada and held communications positions for University Medical Center, Clark County Public Works and the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada. She has been responsible for developing strategic communication plans, redesigns of websites, composing a wide range of communications pieces, handling media relations, coordinating public meetings, staging events and researching and implementing technology to enhance operations.
McMahan volunteers for the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada where she assists with social media and events. She also serves as a Las Vegas-Clark County Library District volunteer in support of their grant application efforts, and as a member of the Steering Committee of the Vegas Valley Book Festival.
McMahan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee. Her studies also included extensive coursework in English and biology. She has attained a certification in public relations from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
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Dedicated to enriching the lives of those who call Southern Nevada home, Vegas PBS Channel 10 is one of America’s most watched PBS stations on a per capita basis. Five additional channels are available over the air or on cable and satellite including Create, Vme, Worldview, Rewind and Jackpot!
Vegas PBS expands its television broadcast impact through supplemental materials on VegasPBS.org, PBS.org, PBSKids.org, PBSParents.org, PBSTeachers.org and NextAvenue.org. Vegas PBS also offers extensive online distance education for workforce development and economic diversification through Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL).
Vegas PBS provides K-12 educational resources to teachers and students in public, private, charter and home schools including TeacherLine professional development courses; One Place, a curriculum-correlated online media service; the Described and Captioned Media Center (DCMC) containing materials for deaf, hard of hearing, blind and vision impaired individuals and those who assist them; and Ready To Learn literacy and health community workshops based on curriculum materials in daytime children’s programs.
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