CEO, Dolores Sukhdeo

Dolores Sukhdeo currently serves as the CEO of South Florida PBS (WPBT2 and WXEL). Dolores runs the day-to-day station operations, acts as on-air fundraiser and leads the executive team including Vice Presidents of Finance & HR, Development, Content, Creative Services, and Engineering.

In 1998, Dolores joined the staff of WPBT2 in Miami as Vice President for Facilities Services where she was responsible for the for-profit activities. She was promoted to Station Manager in 2002 and to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2003.

Dolores Sukhdeo began her television career in 1990 at the international newsgathering division of Disney/ABC News Inc.--Worldwide Television News in New York, NY, where she worked her way through the ranks from Sales Assistant to Regional Executive for the USA & Latin America. During her tenure at Worldwide Television News, she managed large scale news events including the Oklahoma bombing, Olympics, Presidential Elections and United Nations 50th Anniversary.

Dolores earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Literature from Columbia University and also a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Miami.

Dolores is a President-elect for the International Women’s Forum of South Florida. She is the immediate past president of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Business Committee and immediate past chair of the GMCC Creative Industries committee. She also serves on the Board for the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Professional Leadership Council for FIU’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and other nonprofit advisory councils.. She also serves as the Treasurer for FPBS, the Association of Public Television and Radio Stations in Florida.



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Board of Directors

South Florida PBS Officers
South Florida PBS Operating Board of Directors
Life Directors
South Florida PBS Foundation Board of Directors
WCFI Board of Directors
Comtel Board of Directors

CEO, Dolores Sukhdeo, South Florida PBS/WPBT2

Co-Chair, Laurie Silvers, Hollywood Media Group

Co-Chair,James Patterson

Vice Chair, Marta T. Batmasian, Investments Limited

Vice Chair, Fred Berens, Wells Fargo Advisors

Vice Chair, George T. Elmore Hardrives, Inc.

Vice Chair, Michele Kessler

Secretary, David L. Jaffe Lynn University

Treasurer, Armando Leighton, Jr., CRS Jet Spares


Sandy Batchelor, The Batchelor Foundation, Miami

Peter L. Bermont, The Bermont Advisory Group, Coral Gables

Jorge A. Brathwaite, Weston

Margaret Callihan, Sun Trust, Fort Lauderdale

Thomasina Caporella, Plantation

Mark W. Cook, Royal Palm Management, Palm Beach

Bernie Friedman,, Becker & Poliakoff, Fort Lauderdale

Judith M. Garcia, Lake Worth

Harvey A. Goldman, Miami

Kenneth A. Gordon, Brinkley Morgan, Fort Lauderdale

John Howard, Sr.,, West Palm Beach

Dale Kahle, BB&T, West Palm Beach

Ellen Liman, Palm Beach

Jack Lowell, Colliers International, Coral Gables

Dr. Nicholas Perricone, Connecticut

Ramon A. Rodriguez, Fort Lauderdale

Ashley Tripp, Belle Glade

George W. Weaver, Rauch, Weaver, Norfleet, Kurtz & Co., Fort Lauderdale

Nicholas J. Zaffiris, United Healthcare of South Florida, Miramar


Jorge A. Arguelles

Robert G. Baal

William F. Cooper

Theodore K. Friedt

Edwin A. Huston

Anthony C. Krayer, III

David Rich

Doyle Rogers

Herbert A. Tobin


Peter L. Bermont, Chair - The Bermont Advisory Group, Coral Gables

Jorge A. Brathwaite, Vice Chair – Weston

Irving Bolotin, Coral Gables

Bernie Friedman, Becker & Poliakoff, Fort Lauderdale

Kenneth A. Gordon, Brinkley Morgan, Fort Lauderdale

David L. Jaffe, Lynn University, Boca Raton

Dale Kahle, BB&T, West Palm Beach

David C. Prather, Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Keen & Littky-Rubin, LLP

Nicholas J. Zaffiris, United Healthcare of South Florida, Miramar

James Patterson (ex-officio) – Palm Beach

Laurie Silvers (ex-officio) – Hollywood Media Group

Dolores Sukhdeo (ex-officio) – South Florida PBS


Young Song, Chair – Song & Associates, West Palm Beach

Dale Kahle, Vice Chair – BB&T, West Palm Beach

Irving Bolotin, Coral Gables

Jorge A. Brathwaite, Weston

Carolyn Chin, Tamarac

Paul J. DiMare, Sr., Homestead

Harvey A. Goldman, Miami

Kenneth A. Gordon, Brinkley Morgan, Fort Lauderdale

David C. Prather, Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Keen & Littky-Rubin, LLP

James Patterson (ex-officio) – Palm Beach

Laurie Silvers (ex-officio) – Hollywood Media Group

Dolores Sukhdeo (ex-officio) – South Florida PBS


Marta T. Batmasian, Chair - Investments Limited, Boca Raton

Carolyn Chin, Vice Chair - Tamarac

Jorge A. Brathwaite, Weston

William L. Ford, Delray Beach

Dr. Judith M. Garcia, Lake Worth

>Kenneth A. Gordon, Brinkley Morgan, Fort Lauderdale

David L. Jaffe, Lynn University, Boca Raton

Michele Kessler, Palm Beach

Wendy Sartory Link, Ackerman, Link & Sartory, West Palm Beach

Cristina L. Mendoza, Benihana, Inc., Aventura

Richard W. Morgner, Jefferies & Company, New York

Dwight Stephenson, D. Stephenson Construction, Inc., Fort Lauderdale

James Patterson, (ex-officio) – Palm Beach

Laurie Silvers (ex-officio) – Hollywood Media Group

Dolores Sukhdeo (ex-officio) – South Florida PBS

Community Advisory Board

Community Advisory Board Members

Cristina Alvarez

Sheryl Berkowitz

Sandy Casteel

Richard Ederr

Roland Foulkes

Dan Hardie

Kate MacMillin

Esther Martinez

Joy Ann Reid

Bill Teck

Jodi Tobin