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Stephen Quinby Shannon

Stephen Quinby Shannon, American broadcasting and human resources executive. Recipient Bernard Powell Community Service award Chamber of Commerce Greater Kansas City, 1981.

Background

  • Shannon, Stephen Quinby was born on February 20, 1934. Son of Stephen Quinby and Elsie Elaine (Vetter) Shannon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Arizona, 1956.

    Career

    • Promotion manager Station KPHO-television-Radio, Phoenix, 1956-1961. Administrative manager Meredith Broadcasting, Omaha, 1961-1962. Director public relations Station WHEN-television-Radio, Syracuse, New York, 1962-1963.

      Vice president, general manager Meredith-Avco, Inc., 1964-1969. Administrative manager Meredith Broadcasting, New York City and Omaha, 1969-1972, general manager Station KCMO-KCEZ, vice president broadcasting group Kansas City, Missouri, 1975-1983, vice president staff operations Broadcasting Group, 1984-1985. Vice president, general manager Station WOW/KEZO, Omaha, 1972-1975.

      Executive vice president Sunbelt Communications, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1985-1986. Vice president-radio Palmer Communications, Inc., Ft.Myers, Florida, 1986-1990. General manager Station World Health Organization/KLYF, Des Moines, 1986-1988.

      Managing director Executive Group Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, 1991-1993. Senior consultant EnterChange, Inc., 1993-1994. Broadcast and human resource consultant Quinby Skylur, Inc., since 1994.

    Membership

    Board directors Urban League of Greater Kansas City, 1979-1983. Board directors, treasurer Personnel Association Palm Beach County. Member executive committee Republican Party of Palm Beach County.

    Member Society Human Resource Management, Rotary (board directors 1993-1995 Boca Raton Noon Club).

    Connections

    • Married Laurine Shannon, July 29, 1968. Children: Debbie Lynn, Stephen Quinby, Kathleen Elaine, Logan Michelle.
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    Born February 20, 1934
    • 1956
      University Arizona
    • 1956 - 1961
      Promotion manager, Station KPHO-television-Radio
      Phoenix, Arizona, United States
    • 1961 - 1962
      administrative manager, Meredith Broadcasting
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      director, public relations Station WHEN-television-Radio
      Syracuse, New York, United States
    • 1964 - 1969
      vice president, Meredith-Avco
    • 1964 - 1969
      general manager, Meredith-Avco
    • 1969 - 1972
      administrative manager, Meredith Broadcasting
    • 1972 - 1975
      vice president, Station WOW/KEZO
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      general manager, Station WOW/KEZO
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1985 - 1986
      executive, vice president Sunbelt Communications
      Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
    • 1986 - 1990
      vice president-radio Palmer Communications
      Florida, United States
    • 1986 - 1988
      general manager, Station WHO/KLYF
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 1991 - 1993
      managing director, Executive Group Incorporated
      Boca Raton, Florida, United States
    • 1993 - 1994
      senior, consultant EnterChange
    • 1994
      broadcast and human resource consultant, Quinby Skylur
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