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Kevin Ball is the New CEO of Panhandle PBS

Kevin Ball is set to become the new CEO of Panhandle PBS.

Amarillo College announced today that Ball has been named the new vice president of communications and marketing for Amarillo College and the new CEO of Panhandle PBS, effective June 1st. The announcement was made yesterday by AC's president, Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart.

Ball has served as general manager of Panhandle PBS, since October. Ball will replace Chris Hays, who currently serves in the interim capacity for the role.

Ball is no stranger to the role, as he served as vice president of marketing for Hastings Entertainment for over ten years and as executive director of the Amarillo Botanical Gardens for three years.

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