Iowa Public Television's top leader to retire

Published On: Dec 13 2012 07:37:36 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 13 2012 07:37:00 AM CST
JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) -

Iowa Public Television's top leader has announced he's retiring after 37 years with the statewide television network.

Daniel Miller made the announcement Wednesday during a meeting of the Iowa Public Broadcasting Board. His departure as executive director and general manager will be effective in April.

During his tenure at the helm of the network, he is credited with tripling Iowa Public Television's broadcast offerings.

Miller has served on various boards and committees for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Public Broadcasting Service and other public television organizations.
The Iowa Public Broadcasting Board says it will begin an extensive search for a replacement.