Jon Miskowski

Director of Development and Executive Director of Friends of Wisconsin Public Television

Jon Miskowski is director of television at Wisconsin Public Television and currently leads the six-station WPT network, which includes high definition and multicast channels, local and national production, online services, and community outreach.

He previously held the position of director of development at Wisconsin Public Television for 15 years, where he oversaw all of WPT's fundraising activities including major gifts, planned giving, membership, corporate giving, the annual WPT Auction and Friends of WHA-TV initiatives. During that time, Jon also served as executive director of Friends of WPT, the nonprofit organization that supports WPT in Wisconsin.

While at WPT, he has been instrumental in the creation and development of a number of WPT community projects including LZ Lambeau, Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories, Wisconsin Hometown Stories, Wisconsin World War II Stories and Wisconsin Korean War Stories series, Wild Places, Wisconsin's Rustic Roads and Wisconsin Quilts.

Miskowski, a native of Stevens Point, has served on the PBS Development Advisory Committee and previously held the position of membership director at WPT. Before coming to WPT, he was the membership director at WGBY public television for Western New England in Massachusetts. He is the recipient of the 2009 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year Award from PBS.