President & CEO, Dolores Sukhdeo
Dolores Sukhdeo currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer for WPBT2 South Florida. Dolores runs the day-to-day station operations, acts as on-air fundraiser and leads the executive team including Vice Presidents of Finance & HR, Development, Content, Creative Services, and Engineering.
In 1998, Dolores joined the staff of WPBT2 in Miami as Vice President for Facilities Services where she was responsible for the for-profit activities. She was promoted to Station Manager in 2002 and to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2003.
Dolores Sukhdeo began her television career in 1990 at the international newsgathering division of Disney/ABC News Inc.--Worldwide Television News in New York, NY, where she worked her way through the ranks from Sales Assistant to Regional Executive for the USA & Latin America. During her tenure at Worldwide Television News, she managed large scale news events including the Oklahoma bombing, Olympics, Presidential Elections and United Nations 50th Anniversary.
Dolores earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Literature from Columbia University and also a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Miami.
Dolores is a President-elect for the International Women’s Forum of South Florida. She is currently chair of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Business Committee and immediate past chair of the GMCC Creative Industries committee. She also serves on the Board for the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Professional Leadership Council for FIU’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and other nonprofit advisory councils.
Board of Directors
Chair, Laurie Silvers, Hollywood Media Group (Boca Raton)
Vice Chair, Peter L. Bermont, The Bermont Advisory Group (Coral Gables)
President & CEO, Dolores Sukhdeo, WPBT2
Vice Chair, Armando Leighton, Jr., CRS Jet Spares, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale)
Vice Chair, Young Song, Song & Associates, Inc.(West Palm Beach)
Immediate Past Chair, Jack Lowell Flagler Real Estate Services(Coral Gables)
Sandy Batchelor, The Batchelor Foundation, Miami
Fred Berens, Wells Fargo Advisors, Miami
Paul J. DiMare, Sr., DiMare Fresh, Florida City
Irving Bolotin, Coral Gables
Margaret Callihan, Sun Trust, Fort Lauderdale
Carolyn Chin, Cebiz, Tamarac
Mark W. Cook, Royal Palm Management, Palm Beach
George T. Elmore, HARDRIVES, Delray Beach
William L. Ford , Boca Raton
Harvey A. Goldman, Miami
Cristina L. Mendoza, Benihana, Miami
Richard W. Morgner, Jr., Jefferies Group, New York
David C. Prather, Clark, Fountain, LaVista, Prather et al, West Palm Beach
Dwight Stephenson, D. Stephenson Construction, Fort Lauderdale
George W. Weaver, Rauch, Weaver, Norfleet, Kurtz & Co., Fort Lauderdale
Herbert G. Yardley, Massey-Yardley Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge, Plantation
Nicholas J. Zaffiris, United Healthcare of South Florida, Miramar
Jorge A. Arguelles
Robert G. Baal
William F. Cooper
Theodore K. Friedt
Edwin A. Huston
Anthony C. Krayer, III
Herbert A. Tobin
Community Advisory Board
Joy Ann Reid