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Tamara Gould

vice president, distribution, ITVS

Tamara Gould has worked in public media for the last 15 years, most recently as the vice president of Distribution for the Independent Television Service (ITVS) where she oversees domestic distribution of international documentaries from around the world through the ITVS International Media Development Fund (IMDF). Tamara is involved in all aspects of bringing international programs to US audiences through broadcast and digital outlets. Tamara also is supervising producer of the ITVS *True Stories and Global Voices* series, and runs the ITVS International Production unit. She also heads up the Independent Digital Distribution Lab in partnership with PBS. Previously, Tamara served as executive producer for KQED Television in San Francisco, where she managed production of numerous local and national series including: *Independent View*, *SPARK*, and *This Week in Northern California*. In addition, Tamara directed and produced the award winning documentary *Afghanistan: Hell of a Nation* for PBS. Tamara is the former Executive Director of the Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) in San Francisco. She received a BA from Brown University, and an MA from UC Santa Cruz. Tamara is a former Fulbright Scholar and currently resides in Washington, DC with her husband and two young children.