Elizabeth Brock

Executive Director, Center for Public Television & Radio

Elizabeth Brock is the Director of the Center for Public Television and Radio. A longtime fan of public radio, Elizabeth is proud to be part of the Alabama Public Radio team.

With more than 25 years television production experience, Elizabeth came to Alabama after 14 years at KCTS, the Seattle public television station, and four years heading up West 175 Productions, one of Seattle’s largest independent television production companies.

Ms. Brock was Executive Producer of Bill Nye the Science Guy, recipient of 17 national Emmys, and numerous other series, including The Art of Magic and Life Beyond Earth for PBS and SciSquad for the Discovery Channel. She continues as the Executive Producer of Second Opinion, a national PBS medical series now in its ninth year of production.

Her documentary work includes a variety of one-hour specials as well as episodes series such as AMERICAN MASTERS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE for PBS and REVISITING AMERICA for the Discovery Channel.

Ms. Brock has received multiple awards for her work, including four Emmys, the Anna Quindlen Award for Excellence in Journalism, the National Science Board Public Service Award, and the National Education Association Award.

She received her M.B.A. from the University of Washington and her B.S. from the University of Maine.

Program logo for Invisibilia - NPR's new information program

  Invisibilia—a new smart and entertaining series from NPR-- launches a six-episode pilot season on APR beginning 3 PM on Sunday, January 18. Co-hosted by NPR's Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller  who helped create Radiolab and This American Life, Invisibilia delves into a wide array of human behavior, interweaving narrative storytelling with fascinating new psychological and brain science.

Black and white photo of radio host Ira Glass from the show This American Life

This American Life returns to Alabama Public Radio at 7 PM on Friday, October 3. APR is delighted that this award-winning, one-of-a-kind, hard-to-describe, quintessentially quirky public radio standout is back on the air in its old spot. Hosted and produced by the inimitable Ira Glass, This American Life sets the standard for the best in nonfiction radio programming with stories that provide more than 63 percent of all public radio’s “stay-in-your-seat-until-it’s-finished” driveway moments.