Scott Woelfel

General Manager

Arizona PBS’ General Manager Scott Woelfel is a media and journalism veteran with four decades of broadcast and digital production experience. Previously, Woelfel served as WABE’s chief content officer, spearheading the development and strategies around the station’s content efforts including broadcast operations, multiple daily local radio shows, a podcast studio, and original video production. He worked for several digital strategy and design agencies and also spent 15 years at CNN, where he conceived and co-founded the network’s interactive online business, which became and is now known as CNN Digital.

Kimberly Flack

Senior Director – Education and Community Impact

Kimberly Flack, Arizona PBS’ Senior Director for Education and Community Impact, previously served as associate general manager for educational outreach from 2010 to 2019. Prior to that, she was associate director for educational outreach, after joining the station in 2001 as an instructional specialist coordinator on the professional development team remotely located in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Jeremy Cauthen

Senior Director of Brand Engagement and Marketing

Jeremy Cauthen serves as the Senior Director of Brand Engagement and Marketing at Arizona PBS. Responsible for maintaining and advancing the station’s brand, he oversees public relations and community engagement efforts, determining promotional priorities across the station’s many promotional platforms, including its quarterly magazine, e-newsletters and on-air.

Heather Kivatinos

Director of Sales

Heather Kivatinos leads the media sales strategy of our four TV channels as well as print and digital assets. She brings 10-plus years of advertising leadership to Arizona PBS and previously led local and national sales teams for USA Today. Heather is an Arizona native and enjoys giving back to her community; she is a proud graduate of Valley Leadership.

Matthew Poag

Director, Fiscal and Business Operations

Matthew Poag serves as the Director of Fiscal and Business Operations and is responsible for managing contracts, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, budgets, Human Resources, and maintaining business operations for the station. Previously, Poag served as Director of Budget and Finance for the Pendergast Elementary School District and as Business Manager for the School of Accountancy within Eller College at the University of Arizona.

Alex Rukashaza

Director of Digital and Broadcast Operations

Alex Rukashaza, an innovative media technologist with over 20 years of experience in broadcasting production, is the Director of Digital and Broadcast Operations for Arizona PBS, a position critical to the station’s goals of leading in innovation and technology.

Karl Voss

Chief Engineer

Karl Voss has worked as a Broadcast Engineer for over 40 years and as the Chief Engineer at Arizona PBS for the past 12 years. In addition to overseeing the broadcast technology behind Arizona PBS, Karl sits on several technical committees to help shape future FCC Rules as well as works with other broadcasters to allow for the seamless implementation of FCC required changes that could affect multiple broadcasters in the state.

Mike Maggio

Associate Director of Membership

Mike Maggio is responsible for securing and sustaining memberships in support of Arizona PBS.

Katie Jones

Assistant Director of Digital Content

Katie Jones oversees content strategy and development for Arizona PBS digital platforms, including our website and social media channels. She first joined the station in 2014 to manage the monthly program guide, and added website content to her duties in 2017.

Gregg Elder

Assistant Production Manager

Gregg Elder has been involved in film, media, TV and live production for over 25 years and uses his knowledge and expertise to oversee the productions at Arizona PBS.