Peter Frid, Vice Chair TV
268 Mast Road
Durham, NH 03824
Peter A. Frid is President and Chief Executive Officer of New Hampshire Public Broadcasting (NHPBS), headquartered in Durham, NH. As New Hampshire’s PBS station, NHPBS offers award-winning local, special program acquisitions, and national PBS television programs throughout the state of New Hampshire. NHPBS has 5 different broadcast channels of programming offering nearly 44,000 hours of content a year. NHPBS is also online, on mobile devices, in the classroom and the community.
Frid has extensive experience in the field of public broadcasting, including serving as president and general manager for public broadcasting television and radio stations in Juneau, Alaska, and Corpus Christi, Texas. Frid currently serves as the Television Vice Chair on the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters. In addition, he has served as vice chair and a professional director on the PBS Board of Directors and on special policy panels for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. He is past chair of the National Education Telecommunications Association, past co-chair of the Organization of State Broadcast Executives, and past chair of the board of the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters. He was NHAB’s Broadcaster of the Year in 2016.
Frid is a graduate of Leadership New Hampshire and Leadership Corpus Christi. Within the community, Frid has served as president of Great Bay Rowing, chair of the New Hampshire Travel Council Board, a director of the New Hampshire Business Industry Association, and trustee of Riverwoods at Exeter. He holds an M.S. from Syracuse University and a B.S. from Rhode Island College. He lives in Madbury with his family.