Media Arts Director
Alyce Myatt serves at the director for Media Arts at the National Endowment for the Arts. She serves as a leading voice for the media arts field and as manager of NEA grantmaking in film, video, audio, web-based, and other electronic media.
Prior to the NEA, Myatt served as executive director of Grantmakers in Film + Electronic Media (GFEM), an association of grantmakers committed to advancing the field of media arts and public interest media funding. She was responsible for providing the philanthropic community with activities, services, and publications to increase their knowledge and use of media in this rapidly changing field. She also served as a vice president of programming at the Public Broadcasting Service, and as a program officer for media arts grantmaking for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Myatt's earlier work includes both production and program development. She was the director of children's programming at Public Broadcasting Service, and an executive producer at Children's Television Workshop and Nickelodeon. Other production clients included the Smithsonian Institution, CBS/Fox Home Video, and ABC.
Myatt has served on numerous boards and advisory groups, including the Center for Social Media at American University. She has a bachelor of science in mass communications from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. She is currently pursuing an executive master of arts from Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis.