Alyce Myatt

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Alyce Myatt is a multimedia consultant providing analysis and strategic planning services for independent media organizations and the philanthropic community. Chief among her clients are the Center for Digital Democracy, a media policy organization and Free Speech TV, a 24-hour progressive television network; other recent clients include MediaWorks, a media funder network, OneWorld TV, Emerson College, TVE Brasil, the Heinz Endowments, Roundtable Media, and the Annie E. Casey and Skillman Foundations. Prior to her return to consulting, she was Vice President of Programming for the Public Broadcasting Service. Her responsibilities included project development and oversight of independent film, PBS Kids, and the Ready To Learn initiative. Previous to re-joining PBS, Ms. Myatt was program officer for media at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation where she administered their grant-making for documentary film and television, community outreach related to media, community-based media arts centers, and public radio. Preceding her work at the Foundation she was president of her own consulting firm, providing program development services, strategic planning, and brand management to a variety of clients in television, radio, and multimedia. Clients included Rainbow Media, Blackside Inc., EchoStar, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., the Independent Television Service (ITVS), Sunbow, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, WGBH, WNET, and WNYC Radio. Ms. Myatt was creative consultant for Sesame Workshop's cable venture and was previously director of Children's Programming for the Public Broadcasting Service. Her production credits include the Smithsonian Institution, Nickelodeon, and ABC's "20/20." Alyce Myatt serves as a board director or advisor to Auburn Media at the Center for Multi-faith Education, the Center for Rural Strategies, the Center for Social Media at American University, the Emerson College Alumni Association,, the National Alliance of Media Arts and Culture and Witness. -- Center for Digital Democracy 2005