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Jim Kirchherr

Executive Finance/ Nominating Committees
“It has been fun and challenging to be part of an organization that values the past, present and future of this ever-changing industry. After many years in NATAS, I appreciate more than ever that the Emmy honors excellence, not popularity, and recognizes individual skills and teamwork that are behind the best our profession has to offer.”

Jim Kirchherr serves as Trustee for the Mid-America chapter. He is senior producer at KETC, St. Louis’ public television station, focusing primarily on documentaries and public affairs programs. Jim previously worked as a senior news editor at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Munich, Germany and as a reporter at KTVI, St. Louis and was a William Benton Fellow in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Chicago. He has been active in the Mid-America chapter since 1991 as a member of the board of governors, Awards chair and president.