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David Solomon


At-Large Director

A proud team member of the PBS station co-founded by Fred Rogers in 1954, David Solomon joined the organization in 2000. Various positions held through the years include Vice President of Production and Programming, Managing Director of Production & Programming, TV Station Manager, Executive Producer, and Supervising Producer. In those roles he oversaw content that includes documentaries, series, specials, and multiplatform projects. He led the launch of WQED’s award-winning digital content division. In January 2024, Solomon went into semi-retirement and continues to work in administration at WQED on a part time basis as Executive Producer, Producer, and Consultant.

Honors include multiple regional Emmy® Awards, Edward R. Murrow Awards in the New York/Pennsylvania region, national Gabriel Awards, national CINE Golden Eagle Awards, Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters (PAB) Awards, and Golden Quill Awards from the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania.

Solomon currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, as well as the organization’s National Awards Committee. At the regional level, he has served in various roles for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter including Trustee, President, and Awards Chair.