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Earl Ubell

Earl Ubell, American writer, consultant.

Background

  • Ubell, Earl was born on June 21, 1926 in Brooklyn. Son of Charles and Hilda (Kramer) University.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1948. Doctor of Science (honorary), New York Technology, 2001.

    Career

    • With New York Herald Tribune, 1943-1966, successively messenger, assistant secretary to managing editor, reporter, 1943-1953, science editor, 1953-1966, syndicated columnist, 1956-1966. Science commentator Mutual Broadcasting System, 1958-1959. Special science editor WNEW, New York, 1962.

      Health and science editor WCBS-television, New York City, 1966-1972, 78-95. Health editor PARADE magazine, 1983-1997, contributing editor, 1997—2007.

    Works

    • Director television news NBC News, New York City, 1972-1976. Producer special broadcasts television news, 1976-1978. Producer documentaries Medicine in America, 1977, Escape from Madness, 1977.

      Author: The World of Push and Pull, 1964, The World of The Living, 1965, The World of Candle and Color, 1969, How to Save Your Life, 1972, (with Carol C. Flax) Mother/Father/You, 1980, (with Randi Londer) Parade Family Health Companion, 1996.

    Membership

    President Council Advancement of Science Writing, Inc., 1960-1966, board directors, 1960-1996, founder, 1996-2007. Chairman Center Modern Dance Education, Inc., 1962-1982. President North Jersey Cultural Council, 1966-1972.

    Board directors Dance Notation Bureau, 1968–2007, chairman board, 1975-1994. Board directors Sex Information and Education Council United States, 1967-1969, Young Men’s Hebrew Association, Bergen County, 1968-1973, National Center Health Education, 1977. Served as aviation radioman United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

    Member National Association Science Writers (president 1960-1961), Nuclear Energy Writers Association (president 1965-1966), Phi Beta Kappa (president Gamma chapter 1976-1977).

    Connections

    • Married Shirley Leitman, February 12, 1949. Children– Lori Ellen, Michael Charles.
    Earl Ubell
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    Born June 21, 1926
    Died May 29, 2007
    (aged 80)
    • 1948
      City College of New York
    • 2001
      New York Technology
    • 1943 - 1966
      With New York Herald Tribune
    • 1953 - 1966
      With New York Herald Tribune
    • 1956 - 1966
      With New York Herald Tribune
    • 1958 - 1959
      science commentator Mutual Broadcasting System
    • 1962
      special science editor WNEW
      New York, United States
    • 1966 - 1972
      health and science editor WCBS-television
    • 1983 - 1997
      health editor PARADE magazine
    • 1997 - 2007
      health editor PARADE magazine
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