Tish Graham

ABC Owned Television Stations Group, VP, Broadcast Technology
Tish Graham is vice president of broadcast technology for the ABC Owned Television Stations Group. In this role, she leads the technology direction for the eight ABC owned television stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Houston, Raleigh-Durham, and Fresno. She reports to Wendy McMahon, president of the ABC Owned Television Stations Group.

Graham evaluates new and emerging technologies that will drive revenue and viewership in an evolving industry. Collaborating across The Disney ABC Television Group, her team strives to identify and implement technologies to enhance broadcast excellence for the ABC owned stations.

One of Graham’s key initiatives is to lead the technical, operational, and strategic direction to support a content first, multi-platform delivery environment in order to enhance the consumer experience across all platforms. She implements technologies to capture, maintain, and utilize data rich content through the acquisition, distribution, and archival process.

Graham received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Washburn University, in Topeka, KS. While in college, she interned at KTWU and began her career as a staff engineer at KTSB and KLDH in Topeka. Graham joined ABC in 1986 and held broadcast engineering and IT management positions at KFSN-TV Fresno, WTVD-TV Durham, KABC-TV Los Angeles, and KTRK-TV Houston.

She now resides in Southern California with her husband and enjoys hiking, reading, and traveling.

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