CPB Names Ombudsman

Schaffer will review, report on public media issues
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J-Lab founder Jan Schaffer, a Pulitzer Prize winner with the Philadelphia Inquirer, has been named to a three-year term as ombudsman for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Jan Schaffer, J-Lab Founder

She will be responsible for "independently reviewing and reporting on issues concerning public media programming."

She succeeds Washington Post senior Editor Milton Coleman, whose term has expired.

CPB oversees the government funding for noncommercial radio, TV and digital media.