Arlington, Virginia — WETA Senior Vice President and General Manager Miguel Monteverde recently named Devin Karambelas as WETA Vice President, TV Programming and Operations, effective June 5, 2023. Reporting to Monteverde, Karambelas will oversee local television operations for WETA with the specific responsibility of managing the programming and broadcast traffic teams. Karambelas joins the WETA team after more than six years with Boston-based PBS station and public media producer GBH.

“Devin has emerged as a remarkable leader within the public television programming community,” said Monteverde. “We are excited to welcome her to WETA and are confident that her unwavering dedication to serving and growing audiences will play a pivotal role in shaping our future.”

As Vice President, TV Programming and Operations, Karambelas will manage the television broadcasting and programming for five local channels: WETA PBS, WETA UK, WETA Metro, WETA World and WETA PBS Kids. In addition to curating monthly program content, crafting program schedules and setting promotional priorities for both broadcast and streaming, Karambelas will also work across departments to develop programming strategies that support the local production team and WETA as a station.

“I am delighted to join the WETA team and work alongside individuals who have a proven commitment to providing the highest quality of programming,” said Karambelas. “D.C.-area audiences have great trust in and loyalty to WETA, and I am looking forward to continuing the work of the team, while also bringing a fresh perspective to help broaden the audience WETA serves.”

Karambelas joins WETA with a distinguished record in programming and operations management. Most recently, she held the Senior Programming Manager position at Boston’s GBH. There, she co-directed programming and multiplatform content strategy across GBH’s local channels and for the national nonfiction World channel. Previously, she worked in GBH’s National Productions division, where she assisted with special projects including the creation of GBH’s Emerging Platforms Initiative, which experiments with producing public media content for social and emerging platforms. Karambelas is also a current board member of the Public Television Programming Association and is a member of the PBS Program Advisory Council. Prior to joining GBH, Karambelas organized film festivals in the United States and the United Kingdom and worked in public radio production for Vermont Public and GBH. She earned her Master of Science in Film, Exhibition and Curation from the University of Edinburgh and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Vermont. 



WETA serves the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia with content that educates and inspires on five television channels: WETA PBS, WETA UK, WETA Metro, WETA World and WETA PBS Kids; on the station’s website,; and on WETA Classical 90.9 FM and Local programming and digital content created by WETA celebrates the people and history of the region through series including If You Lived Here, Signature Dish, WETA Arts, It’s Academic and the new travel series Get Out of Town; and the Classical Breakdown and Telly Visions podcasts. WETA is the second-largest producer of new content for public television in the United States. The WETA production portfolio includes news and public affairs programs PBS NewsHour, PBS News Weekend and Washington Week; films by Ken Burns and Florentine Films including the upcoming The American Buffalo; series and documentaries by Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., including Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; and performance specials including National Memorial Day Concert, A Capitol Fourth, and The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The organization’s public-service websites,,,, and provide resources surrounding child development, literacy, education and the brain. More information on WETA programs and services is available at Visit on Facebook or follow @WETAtvfm on Instagram. 

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Devin Karambelas, courtesy Ali Campbell


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