Chief Creative Officer
As Chief Creative Officer, Juan Devis is responsible for the oversight of all production and editorial output from long-form episodes to short-form digital series. His role in developing strategic partnerships with funders, organizations and independent production houses ensures a new slate of content for both KCET and PBS SoCal in Southern California and Link TV nationwide. Devis develops creative strategies that define KCET, Link and PBS Socal’s editorial and artistic vision.
With the foresight of expanding programming onto the emerging digital web platform, Devis has spearheaded the public media company’s multi-platform transformation with the creation of award-winning content that includes the Emmy® award-winning series Artbound, the James Beard nominated The Migrant Kitchen, City Rising, Broken Bread, Tending The Wild, among others.
For more than a decade, Devis has worked with a number of non-profit organizations and media arts institutions in Los Angeles serving as producer, director, educator and board member. Devis was appointed to serve as a member of the California Arts Council from 2018-2020 and was a trustee of the California Historical Society from 2018-2019. He has won numerous awards for his film, TV, and interactive work including Emmys, Webbys, National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards, and more.