Director of Engineering & IT
For Closed Captioning Concerns Please Contact the KPBS Audience Services Caption Complaints Hotline:
By Phone: 619-594-6983 Option 5
By Fax: 619-594-3719
By Email: Click Here
We will make every effort to respond or otherwise resolve your inquiry within 24 hours or 1 business day. Written Closed Captioning Complaints should be directed to the following:
Mr. Leon Messenie
Director of Engineering and IT
5200 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
Email: Click Here
Before sending a formal written complaint, we recommend you first contact the KPBS Audience Services Caption Complaint Hotline. We may be able to resolve your problem immediately without the need for a formal complaint. In any event, we will respond to your complaint within 30 days.
Leon Messenie has worked in the engineering department at KPBS for 32 years and has served as the Director of Engineering & IT for the past eleven. Leon has also worked as a freelance engineer for several media networks, specializing in sports audio engineering.
Leon Messenie started his career in the commercial broadcasting industry at KREX Grand Junction, Colorado. He then moved on to KTNV and KVBC in Las Vegas, Nevada before moving to San Diego and joining KPBS.
Leon is a past member of the PBS Enterprise Technology Advisory Committee where he served as Chairman for four years.