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Jerry Upham

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Jerry is an accomplished broadcast television professional with over 30 years of experience including 15 as a General Manager, including his current position for The Gulf California Broadcast Company, owners of KESQ News Channel 3 and five other TV and Radio properties. Recognized as a passionate leader with strengths in developing positive cultures and coaching teams to achieve their full potential, Jerry has a history of strong community involvement outside of the workplace. He has served as a rotary club president and has been on several non-profit boards that currently include The Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) and Variety Children’s Charity of the Desert.

“I am very happy to be involved with Variety… It’s exciting and rewarding to see the difference that we make in the lives of disadvantaged children throughout the Coachella Valley”.