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John Leslie Bassett

John Leslie Bassett, American communication executive. Recipient American Advertising Federation National award, 1974. Member Sacramento Valley Marketing Association (director since 1988), Sacramento Public Relations Association.

Background

  • Bassett, John Leslie was born on March 5, 1935 in Cleveland. Son of Leslie M. and Jean Clark (Primrose) Bassett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Kent State University, 1957.

    Career

    • Editor Ohio Edison Company, Akron, Ohio, 1957-1960. Reporter Fairchild Publications, Inc., San Francisco, 1960-1962. Advertising manager North America Securities Company, Inc., 1962-1965.

      Account executive Pacific Advertising Staff, Oakland, California, 1965-1970. President Creative Department, Inc., San Francisco, 1970-1973, Bassett Communications, Inc., Sacramento, 1986-1988, Thomas/Rahm/Bassett Communications, Sacramento, from 1988. Senior vice president, creative director David W. Evans, Inc., San Francisco, 1973-1974.

      Owner, principal John Bassett Communications, Sacramento, 1974-1986.

    Works

    • Creative director magazine media Bay Area Health Association, 1973, television media Sacramento Mncpl. Utility District, 1977, Northern California Pontiac Dealers, 1984 (Golden Crest award 1985).

    Membership

    Member Sacramento Valley Marketing Association (director since 1988), Sacramento Public Relations Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Camping, softball.

    Connections

    • Married Susan M., March 23, 1969 (divorced 1983). Children: Elizabeth, Brian, Kathryn. Married Marta V., January 1, 1984.
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    Born March 5, 1935
    Died August 30, 2001
    (aged 66)
    • 1957
      Kent State University
    • 1957 - 1960
      Editor Ohio Edison Company
      Akron, Ohio, United States
    • 1960 - 1962
      reporter Fairchild Publications
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1962 - 1965
      advertising manager, North America Securities Company
    • 1965 - 1970
      account executive, Pacific Advertising Staff
      Oakland, Tennessee, United States
    • 1970 - 1973
      president, Creative Department
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      senior, David W. Evans
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      creative director, David W. Evans
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1974 - 1986
      owner
      Sacramento, California, United States
    • 1986 - 1988
      president, Creative Department
      Sacramento, California, United States
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