March 6, 2007 - Portland, OR - Oregon Public Broadcasting elected three new members to its board of directors at the organization’s March board meeting. Elected to serve three-year terms from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010 are: Tinker Hatfield, vice president of Innovation, Design and Special Projects at Nike in Beaverton; Jim Huston, managing director of Blueprint Ventures, a technology growth capital firm in Portland; and Elizabeth Schwartz, a partner at Perkins Coie LLP in Portland.

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OPB is the state’s most far-reaching and accessible media resource, providing free access to programming for children and adults designed to give voice to community, connect Oregon and its neighbors and illuminate a wider world. Every week, over 1.5 million people tune in to or log on to OPB’s Television, Radio and Internet delivered services. As the hub of operations for the state’s Emergency Broadcast and Amber Alert services, OPB serves as the backbone for the distribution of critical information to broadcasters and homes throughout Oregon. Oregon Public Broadcasting is a statewide network that includes OPB Television, an affiliate of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), and OPB Radio, presenting local news coverage and the programs of National Public Radio (NPR), Public Radio International (PRI) and American Public Media (APM). The OPB Web site is