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Charles L. Rasberry

Charles L. Rasberry, American broadcasting educator. Recipient Lifetime Mmembership award, Arkansas Broadcasters Association, 1987, Distinguished Educator award, Arkansas Advertising Federation, 1988. Member of Society Professional Journalists, Broadcast Education Association, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

  • Rasberry, Charles L. was born on September 14, 1934 in Brookland, Arkansas, United States. Son of Roy H. and Nellie I. (Shockney) Rasberry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Arkansas State University, 1956. Master of Science in television, University Illinois, 1961.

    Career

    • Reporter, announcer Station KDRS, Paragould, 1953—1956. Reporter The Daily Big Picture, Arkansas, 1953, Station WILL-AM-FM-television, Urbana, Illinois, 1960, Station KDRS, Paragould, 1961. Chairman department, director broadcasting Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, 1961—1987, chairman, professor emeritus, since 1987.

      Director Indian Sports Network, Jonesboro, 1961—1987. Manager, general manager Station KASU, 1961—1987. Emeritus chairman, professor Department Radio and television Arkansas State University, since 1988.

      Consultant in field; member Cable television Franchising Committee, Jonesboro, 1984—1985. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1960.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Producer: (numerous broadcasts).

    Politics

    Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.

    Religion

    In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Spiritual support, encouragement and challenge should be major strengths of a Christian community.

    Membership

    Member of Society Professional Journalists, Broadcast Education Association, Sigma Delta Chi.

    Connections

    • Married Rebecca Kay Gardner, October 10, 1975. 1 child Catherine Nell.
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    Born September 14, 1934
    • 1956
      Arkansas State University
    • 1961
      University Illinois
    • 1953
      reporter The Daily Big Picture
      Arkansas, United States
    • 1953 - 1956
      Reporter
      Paragould, Arkansas, United States
    • 1960
      reporter The Daily Big Picture
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1961
      reporter The Daily Big Picture
      Paragould, Arkansas, United States
    • 1961 - 1987
      chairman, broadcasting Arkansas State University
      Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
    • 1961 - 1987
      director, broadcasting Arkansas State University
      Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
    • 1961 - 1987
      director, Indian Sports Network
      Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
    • 1961 - 1987
      manager, Station KASU
    • 1961 - 1987
      general manager, Station KASU
    • 1988
      emeritus chairman, Department Radio and television Arkansas State University
    • 1988
      professor, Department Radio and television Arkansas State University
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