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Paul A. La Camera
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Paul La Camera is University Administrator for Public Radio at Boston University, after serving five years as General Manager of WBUR, which is licensed to the university. WBUR-FM is Boston's NPR news station and one of the nation's premier National Public Radio affiliates. Several programs that air on NPR stations across the country are produced at the WBUR studios on the Boston University campus, including On Point with Tom Ashbrook; Here and Now with Robin Young; Only a Game with Bill Littlefield; and Car Talk with the inimitable Tappet Brothers, Click and Clack.

Previously La Camera served for more than 33 years at WCVB-TV, Boston's ABC affiliate, including 12 years as President and General Manager. WCVB is Boston's leading local station and is widely considered to be among America's best commercial television stations. La Camera hails from a family steeped in media. For 30 years, his late father Anthony La Camera was the distinguished dean of American television critics, writing for the Hearst-owned Boston newspapers.

Prior to joining WCVB, Paul La Camera was Director of Communications for the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and worked as a reporter for the Boston Record American and Sunday Advertiser.

Among his television industry activities, La Camera served on the White House Advisory Committee (Gore Commission) on Public Interest Obligations of Digital Television Broadcasters. He has testified on local television issues before both the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the U.S. House Telecommunications Subcommittee.

In addition to serving on the Boston Public Library's Board of Trustees, La Camera is a board member of the Boston Foundation.

La Camera is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, where he previously served as a trustee of the college. He has three master's degrees: Masters in Journalism and Urban Studies from Boston University, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Boston College. He was honored in 1992 as a distinguished alumnus of BU's College of Communications and in 2000 with the Sanctae Crucis Alumnus Award from his college alma mater. La Camera has received honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Massachusetts (Medical School) and from Boston's Emmanuel College.