Pamela A. Aguilar
Senior Director of Programming and Development for
PBS (Public Broadcasting Service)
Pamela A. Aguilar is a creative executive who currently serves as Senior Director of Programming and Development for PBS.
In this role she oversees the development and production of original multi-platform content across arts & culture, lifestyle, history, science, nature, and documentary. She works closely with domestic and international producing communities, creative agencies, talent, and distributors, forging partnerships to successfully bring award-winning programming that inspires, entertains, educates and expresses a diversity of perspectives.
Her latest projects include Prideland, a digital series and broadcast special, hosted by Dyllón Burnside celebrating LGBTQ+ communities (TINY HORSE), No Passport Required with Chef Marcus Samuelsson (VOX/EATER) and Somewhere South with Chef Vivian Howard (MARKAY MEDIA), respectively multi-platform docu-series that celebrate and explore America’s diverse cultures. Other credits include, Big Pacific, a six-part natural history series narrated by Daniel Dae Kim (NHNZ), The Wonders of Mexico, a hybrid nature and culture series narrated by Anthony Mendez (BBC), and the 2019 Emmy nominated, Going to War (VULCAN). In addition, Pamela has multiple new projects in development she’s excited to share soon!
Committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, she serves on the board of Women Make Movies, NALIP’s Diverse Women in Media Advisory Committee and Jackson Wild’s Diversity Action Coalition. A Los Angeles native, she’s a graduate of The New School University in NYC where she currently calls home.