Wonya Lucas

by LP Green, II
Wonya Lucas Savoy Magazine
Wonya Lucas
President & Chief Executive Officer
Public Broadcasting Atlanta
Boards: J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Wonya Lucas is President and CEO of Public Broadcasting Atlanta where she oversees Atlanta’s NPR (WABE) and PBS (PBA) stations.


Previously, Lucas was President and CEO for TV One where she was the second African- American woman to be President and CEO of a cable television company. Prior to joining TV One, Lucas held several executive positions at Discovery Communications.


Lucas serves on the Boards of JCPenney, NPR, Girl Scouts USA, National Environmental Education Foundation, Leadership Atlanta, Georgia Tech College of Engineering Advisory Board, Girl Talk and the Children’s Museum of Atlanta. She is also a member of the Links, Inc. Lucas is also a member of the Rotary Club of Atlanta, International Women’s Forum, Leadership Atlanta, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and the Atlanta Business League.


Lucas is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with an MBA in Finance and Marketing.

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