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Roger Douglas Rice

Roger Douglas Rice, American television executive, artist. Chairman United States/Japan Cultural Exchange, 1974; member Japan-United States Friendship Commission; board directors Advertising Council; Member National Association Broadcasters (board directors television code review board 1971-1974).

Background

  • Rice, Roger Douglas was born on February 20, 1921 in Spokane, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Leland L. and Bernice B. (Metcalf) Rice.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Washington, 1944.

    Career

    • With KING Radio, Seattle, 1947-1951, 53-54. Station manager KTVW-television, Seattle, Tacoma, 1954-1955. General sales manager WIIC-television, Pittsburgh, 1955-1966, general manager, 1966-1968.

      Vice president, general manager Cox Broadcasting Corporation TeleVision for YoU, San Francisco, Oakland, California, 1968-1974. President, chief executive officer television Bureau Advertising, New York City, 1974-1988. Also abstract artist.

      Board directors Palm Springs Air Museum.

    Membership

    Chairman United States/Japan Cultural Exchange, 1974. Member Japan-United States Friendship Commission. Board directors Advertising Council.

    Member National Association Broadcasters (board directors television code review board 1971-1974). Clubs: President Committee of 25 (vice president), Thunderbird Country (board directors, Rancho Mirage, California).

    Connections

    • Married Molly Herron, February 22, 1946. Children: Stephannie Lee, Roger Douglas.
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    Born February 20, 1921
    • 1944
      University Washington
    • 1947 - 1951
      With KING Radio
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1954 - 1955
      station manager, KTVW-television
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1955 - 1966
      general sales manager, WIIC-television
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1968 - 1974
      vice president, Cox Broadcasting Corporation KTVU
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1968 - 1974
      general manager, Cox Broadcasting Corporation KTVU
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1974 - 1988
      president, officer television Bureau Advertising
    • 1974 - 1988
      chief executive, officer television Bureau Advertising
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