KCET, public television for Southern and Central California
June 10, 2005
Contact: Laurel Lambert
4401 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027
MARAL CHALIAN JOINS KCET AS DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Maral Chalian has been appointed director, development at KCET, public
television for Southern and Central California. Reporting to KCET
president and CEO Al Jerome, she will be responsible for leading a
fundraising team covering the communities of Glendale, Burbank, La
Canada , Bakersfield, and areas of Ventura County and the San Fernando
Valley. Chalian was a member of KCETs Community Advisory Board from
1994 to 2001.
Since 1993, Chalian has been working at the United Armenian Fund,
where she was special programs manager, obtaining grants and in-kind
contributions to provide relief for Armenia. Chalians work garnered
international attention and inspired two speaking invitations on the
topic of philanthropy at the United Nations in 2001 and 2002.
In 2002, Chalian was awarded the Women in Business Award by the
California State Legislature as the Non-Profit Employee of the Year.
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