Judith Davenport is pick for public broadcasting board

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President Barack Obama is nominating Judith Davenport to be a member of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting board of directors.

Along with her husband, Ronald Davenport, Ms. Davenport helped found the Pittsburgh-based Sheridan Broadcasting Corp. in 1973. The minority-owned broadcasting company owned the former WAMO-FM, WAMO-AM and WPGR-AM. The company sold the radio stations to St. Joseph Mission in 2009.

Ms. Davenport is a dentist and retired from practice in 2000.

She currently serves or has served on the boards of numerous organizations, both local and national, including the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, the Andy Warhol Museum and the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Foundation. She is past chair of the Carlow University board of trustees.

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