Maura Daly Phinney
Senior Producer and On-Air Fundraising Manager
Maura Daly Phinney produces both local and national television programs for KPBS including Panda Tales, about a year in the life of a baby panda at the San Diego Zoo; Tommy Emmanuel and Friends: Live from the Balboa Theatre; the Emmy award-winning performance program, Billy McLaughlin: Starry Night with Orchestra Nova; the Telly award-winning aerial production, San Diego Above and Beyond and most recently, A Salute to Vienna, which was taped at the historic Konzerthuas in Vienna in 2013.
Maura also oversees the station's on-air fundraising efforts for both television and radio. Prior to joining KPBS in 2005, Phinney worked at four other PBS stations during her 20 year career in public broadcasting. Her programs have received numerous accolades, including multiple Emmys, a CINE Golden Eagle and Telly awards. She has also received three PBS Development awards and serves on several national advisory boards.