Maryland Public Television said Wednesday that Steven J. Schupak, its senior vice president, has been named chief content officer.
Schupak, who joined MPT in 2003, oversees the development, production, licensing and national distribution of the station's programs, among other responsibilities. Schupak is responsible for the station's local productions, including "Outdoors Maryland" and "State Circle."
During his tenure, MPT has earned 26 Emmy Awards and other industry honors for its productions.
Schupak began his television career in the 1980s.