Speaker Profile MIPDoc/MIPFormats

Pamela Aguilar

Job TitleSenior Director Programming & Development

Company NamePBS


Pamela A. Aguilar is Senior Director of Programming and Development for PBS. In this role she identifies, develops and oversees the production of original content and acquisitions for PBS Primetime in the genres of science, history, natural history, culture, and independent film. She works closely with producing member stations like WGBH, WNET and TPT and co-producing partners like NHNZ, VOX Media, and the BBC.

Prior to joining PBS, Aguilar worked as a writer/producer/director creating innovative content in the areas of science, social justice, and pop-culture. Her credits include, AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS, about the impact of America’s changing demographics, THE GRADUATES/LOS GRADUADOS, about the high school dropout crisis, and BETWEEN TWO PLATES, a satirical Telenovela she created, on healthy eating. She began her career in TV commercial production where she worked on top brand-named client advertising campaigns. She’s a graduate of The New School University in New York City.


About PBS

PBS is a membership organization that, in partnership with its member stations, serves the American public with programming and services of the highest quality, using media to educate, inspire, entertain and express a diversity of perspectives. PBS empowers individuals to achieve their potential and strengthen the social, democratic, and cultural health of the U.S.

PBS offers programming for a wide range of ages, interests and genres. Each month, nearly 100 million people through television and nearly 33 million people online explore the worlds of science, history, culture, great literature and public affairs through PBS’ trusted content. 

Conference Sessions


    08 Apr 2018, 10:15 - 11:30, JW Marriott Hotel, Grand Theatre

    The MIPDoc International Pitch is open to all creators and producers from across the globe seeking to develop factual and documentary projects with coproduction...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Sun, Apr 8

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