Norm Silverstein

Mr. Norm Silverstein is President & CEO of WXXI Public Media, one of New York’s leading television, radio and online digital facilities. WXXI operates four public television channels and a cable channel; six public radio stations from Rochester to Ithaca; the historic Little Theatre, Rochester’s independent and art house Cinema; and CITY News, a print and online publication covering news, arts, and life in the Greater Rochester area. WXXI is well-known for its in-depth coverage of health issues and produces the national public television series Second Opinion, seen on more than 200 stations nationwide.

Mr. Silverstein serves on the Board of the New York State Broadcasters Association (NYSBA), the Association of Public Broadcasting Stations of New York (APBS), the Excellus regional board, and is a member of the PBS Affinity Group Coalition. He is a past board member of America’s Public Television Stations, New York State Council for the Humanities and the National Women’s Hall of Fame.

Mr. Silverstein holds a Master of Administrative Science (MAS) degree in management from Johns Hopkins University, a bachelor’s degree in political science from The American University in Washington, DC., and a Media AMP (Advanced Management Program in Media & Entertainment) from the IESE Business School of the University of Navarra, Spain.