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Charles Forrest Brokaw

Charles Forrest Brokaw, American public relations executive. Member Public Relations Society of America (president Tulsa chapter since 1984, Southwest district chairman 1988), Sigma Delta Chi (president Tulsa chapter 1960), Tulsa Press.

Background

  • Brokaw, Charles Forrest was born on September 5, 1928 in Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Charles Forrest and Bernice Evelyn (Scott) Brokaw.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts in Journalism, Woodbury College, Los Angeles, 1949. B.C.A., Dallas Baptist College, 1976. Accredited public relations professional, 1982.

    Career

    • News director Station KVOO-AM-television, Tulsa, 1956-1961. City hall reporter Tulsa Tribune, 1954. News director Station KELI, Tulsa, 1961-1965, account executive, 1965-1968, news director, 1968-1972.

      General manager Station KIXZ, Amarillo, Texas, 1972-1974. Assistant manager Station KTRN, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1974-1975. External relations consultant-media Sun Oil Corporation, Dallas, 1975-1976.

      Regional public relations manager Sun Company, Tulsa, 1976-1984, area manager public relations, 1984-1990. Director public affairs Sun Pipe Line Company, Tulsa, 1980-1983, area manager public relations and social responsibility, 1983-1990. Vice president Tulsa chapter National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1986-1987.

      With Army of the United States, 1946-1948.

    Membership

    Member Public Relations Society of America (president Tulsa chapter since 1984, Southwest district chairman 1988), Sigma Delta Chi (president Tulsa chapter 1960), Tulsa Press.

    Connections

    • Married JoNell Louise Foster, August 27, 1950. Children: Charles Forrest III, Nancy Beth Brokaw Jernigan, Linda Susan Brokaw Waldron).
    • father: Charles Forrest Brokaw
    • mother: Bernice Evelyn (Scott) Brokaw
    • spouse: JoNell Louise Foster
    • children: Charles Forrest III Brokaw
    • Nancy Beth Brokaw Jernigan Brokaw
    • Linda Susan Brokaw Waldron) Brokaw
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    Born September 5, 1928
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