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Lawrence Phillip Fraiberg

Lawrence Phillip Fraiberg, American broadcasting company executive. Recipient Peabody award for lifetime achievement in the broadcasting industry, 1986, Trustees award National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 1990.

Background

  • Fraiberg, Lawrence Phillip was born on October 12, 1921 in Pittsburgh. Son of Samuel S. and Molly (Silverman) Fraiberg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1949. Doctor (honorary), St. John's University, New York City, 1978.

    Career

    • Account executive Station KPIX, San Francisco, 1949-1953, local sales manager, 1953-1958, general sales manager, 1958-1959. Metro television sales Metromedia, New York City, 1959-1963. Vice president, general manager Station WTTG, Washington, 1963-1965, Station WNEW-television, New York City, 1965-1969, 71-77.

      President Parallel Productions, 1969-1971, Metromedia television, New York City, 1977-1979, Group W television, New York City, 1980-1986, Master of Computer Applications Broadcasting, New York City, 1986-1990. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Pinelands Inc., since 1991.

    Membership

    Member executive committee National Committee for American Foreign Policy, New York City, since 1984. Trustee Outward Bound United States of America, Greenwich, Connecticut, since 1986. Board directors Muscular Dystrophy Association, New York City, since 1977, Fund for Dance, New York City, since 1982, Visiting Nurse Service, New York City, since 1991.

    1st lieutenant United States Army, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Theatre Development Fund (board directors), Visiting Nurse Service of New York (member board), The Tony Management Committee, The Dramatists Guild. Clubs: University (New York City).

    Personality

    Interests

    Theater, film, sports, music.

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    Born October 12, 1921
    • 1949
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1978
      St. John's University
    • 1949 - 1953
      Account executive, Station KPIX
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1959 - 1963
      metro television sales Metromedia
    • 1963 - 1965
      vice president, Station WTTG
      Washington, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      general manager, Station WTTG
      Washington, United States
    • 1965 - 1969
      vice president, Station WTTG
    • 1965 - 1969
      general manager, Station WTTG
    • 1969 - 1971
      president, Parallel Productions
    • 1977 - 1979
      president, Parallel Productions
    • 1980 - 1986
      president, Parallel Productions
    • 1986 - 1990
      president, Parallel Productions
    • 1991
      chairman, Pinelands Incorporated
    • 1991
      Chief Executive Officer, Pinelands Incorporated
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