Lisa Trapani Shumate, Houston Public Media
Lisa Trapani Shumate
Houston Public Media
April 27, 2017
As Associate Vice President and General Manager of Houston Public Media, she leads the combined operations of TV 8, the nation's first educational television station, as well KUHF News 88.7 and KUHA Classical 91.7. Previously, Shumate served in management positions with both KHOU 11 (Gannett/CBS) and KTRK/ABC 13 (Disney). She was director of programming and marketing for KHOU and executive director of Belo Marketing Solutions in Dallas. During her 11 years with KTRK, she moved from being an anchor, host and producer to manager of marketing and special projects. Shumate is a member of the GHP affiliated Executive Women's Partnership and serves as a member of the PBS Board of Directors and the Public Television Major Market Group Board of Directors. Lisa is also the recipient of national and regional awards for community service.