Community Engagement

Our Community Engagement team creates and fosters authentic relationships to ensure that all the communities we serve feel represented, valued, and connected with PBS Wisconsin through our programming, events, and outreach. Learn more about PBS Wisconsin engagement events here

Meet the Team

Dulce Maria Danel, Associate Director of Community Engagement and Impact

Born in Mexico City and raised in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas – Dulce has slowly gotten used to Wisconsin winters and has loved meeting wonderful folks and their communities all across the state. She lives in Madison with her partner and their spoiled rescue pup, Sherlock. When she’s not working, she loves watching basketball, cooking Mexican food, browsing a bookstore, and planning her next adventure.

Dulce joined PBS Wisconsin’s Community Engagement team in June 2022, and holds a Master’s in Communication from the University of Texas – Pan American. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient in French. She is a proud member of the Goodman Community Center’s Board of Directors and the Chair of the Education Community Solutions Team at United Way of Dane County.

Contact Dulce at [email protected].

Andrew Carlson, Community Engagement Manager

A transplant from Minnesota, Andrew’s enjoyed getting to know friendly folks and vibrant communities in Wisconsin. He lives in Madison with his husband, and they’re currently debating whether to get a dog or a cat first – all opinions and advice welcome. In his spare time, Andrew loves making music, watching PBS, traveling, and meeting friends old and new. And he’d love to get to know you! 

Andrew joined the PBS Wisconsin Community Engagement team in October 2022, and he holds a Communications Degree from Concordia College – Moorhead. He’s also proficient in Japanese and Chinese.

Contact Andrew at [email protected].