Senior Director, Technology & Innovation
Tammy Carpowich is the Senior Director for Technology & Innovation at KPBS. She oversees the station’s IT and production departments as well as the innovation department, where she and her team develop programs to extend KPBS’ content across new platforms and technologies.
Since joining KPBS as a student assistant, Tammy has held a variety of positions including communications director, editor of On Air magazine, and director of interactive strategy. She has developed websites since the late ‘90s and created the interactive department from scratch in 2006. Since then, KPBS has become nationally recognized as a leader in convergence journalism and interactive technology.
Tammy has earned awards for her work from the San Diego Press Club, Society of Professional Journalists, PBS, Public Relations Society of America, and others. She was one of San Diego Metropolitan's "40 Under 40" honorees and served as a board member for the Integrated Media Association (iMA).