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Liz Cheng

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Liz Cheng
The Partnership, Inc. announced Liz Cheng of WGBH has been appointed to its board of directors.

The Partnership, Inc. announced Liz Cheng of WGBH has been appointed to its board of directors. As general manager for television, Liz Cheng oversees local channels,WGBH2, WGBH44 and ‘GBH Kids, as well as the national public media multicast channel, WORLD. She joined WGBH in December 2011. As an executive producer, Cheng has received national recognition including a national Primetime Emmy Award nomination, two National Association of Broadcasters Awards and two National Association of Television Programming Executives honors. She is an alumnus of The Partnership’s Next Generation Executive program and is a current C-Suite member.

Cheng came to WGBH from Hearst Television’s Boston ABC affiliate, WCVB-TV, where she served as Vice President as well as Director of Programming and Communications; in the latter capacity she also programmed Manchester, New Hampshire’s WMUR-TV. Cheng was executive in charge of production for the acclaimed newsmagazine Chronicle; for such syndicated programs as Miller’s Court and A Likely Story; and for New England Sunday, Good Day!, and other local productions. She executive-produced 10 years of Pops Goes the Fourth!andHoliday Pops for simulcast on the A&E Network and originated specials for the History Channel.

As a producer and executive producer, Cheng has received local and national recognition including a national Primetime Emmy Award nomination, two National Association of Broadcasters Awards, two National Association of Television Programming Executives honors, three Gabriel Awards, an Action for Children’s Television Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, and many New England Emmys.

Cheng graduated with honors from Brown University.