Garry Denny "is currently the associate director of programming for Wisconsin Public Television. Denny's career in public television began in 1982 while attending Howard University in Washington, DC as a traffic assistant at WHMM (now WHUT). In his second year at WHMM Denny worked as assistant to the director of programming while continuing to serve as traffic assistant. Upon graduation with a B.A. degree in film directing Garry moved to Madison, WI, to be the traffic supervisor for WHA. A number of promotions and organizational changes have lead to Denny's current position of associate director of programming. In his tenure as chief programmer for Wisconsin Public Television Denny has served on numerous system-wide committees, including the PBS Communications Advisory Committee and the CPB-funded Programmers' Research Council. Denny has also served on panels directly associated with content selection, including P.O.V. Editorial Committee and Open Call activities for ITVS. Denny is currently serving as president of the Public Television Programmers Association. In 2001, Denny was named PBS Programmer of the Year."