The governing board for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting selected a former Republican Party co-chairman June 23 as its president/CEO.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The governing board for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting selected a former Republican Party co-chairman June 23 as its president/CEO.

Patricia Harrison, currently the assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs, was selected after three days of closed-door meetings by CPB's board of directors.