WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 3, 2016 - Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of America's Public Television Stations (APTS), made the following statement today on the passing of Sabrina Fair Thomas, general manager of KLCS-TV in Los Angeles, who died on October 25:
"America's Public Television Stations were saddened to learn of the sudden loss of Sabrina Fair Thomas, the fearless leader of KLCS. We at APTS are proud to have worked with Sabrina and her team at KLCS on many projects over the years, including the ground-breaking channel sharing pilot project conducted in January 2014.
"Sabrina's leadership will be greatly missed in the public television community. We mourn her loss and our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends and colleagues."
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