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Matt Schuster

TV Santa Barbara
Executive Director
Santa Barbara, CA
Matt Schuster is the Executive Director of TV Santa Barbara, a nonprofit media arts center. Previously, Matt was the Multimedia Services Supervisor for Louisville Metro Government where he led MetroTV to repeated recognition for Overall Excellence in Government Programming. Matt has also worked as the Cable Television Coordinator for Lake County, Illinois, and Meridian Township, Michigan and was responsible for their government media operations and cable communications policy. Both operations were also recognized for Overall Excellence in Government Programming during his tenure. Matt is a speaker at national and regional conferences on independent media. Matt served on the National Board of Directors of the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) for 6 years, and was the Board Chair for two of those years. The Alliance for Community Media recognized Matt with the National Buske Leadership Award in 2013. Matt has a Master’s Degree in Media Arts from Michigan State University, and a Bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University.