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Joseph L. Headlee

Joseph L. Headlee, American agency broadcast executive. Recipient Ohio State award Ohio State University, 1967, Edinburgh Film Festival award 25th International Film Festival, 1971, Distinguished Alumni award Boston University, 1985; award General Motors and National Science Foundation, 1987. With United States Army, 1956-1959.

Background

  • Headlee, Joseph L. was born on March 26, 1934 in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph L. and Frankie (Boor) Headlee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Waynesburg College, 1956. Master of Science, Boston University, 1961.

    Career

    • Head television producer Station AFKN-television, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1957-1958. Producer, director United States Army Pictorial Center, New York City, 1958-1959, Station WBZ-television, Boston, 1961-1963. Chief broadcast headquarters National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington (District of Columbia), since 1965.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: private pilot, amateur radio.

    Works

    • Writer National Science Foundation, Washington (District of Columbia), 1974-1978. Writer, producer National Center for Resource Recovery, Washington (District of Columbia), 1971-1978. Writer, producer films Apollo Moon Landing, 1969 (CINDY award 1969), Apollo II, Journey Record, 1971 (Council on International Nontheatrical Events award 1971).

      Videotape National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The 25th Year, 1983 (Council on International Nontheatrical Events award 1984, INDY award 1984), Return to Space (Excellence award 1989, Gold Screen award 1989, Sadie Snow award 1989).

    Membership

    With United States Army, 1956-1959.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: private pilot, amateur radio.

    Connections

    • Married Dolores D. Headlee, December 26, 1956. Children: Joel L., Dena A.
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    • 1956
      Waynesburg College
    • 1961
      Boston University
    • 1957 - 1958
      Head, television producer Station AFKN-television
      Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, Republic of Korea
    • 1961 - 1963
      producer
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1965
      chief broadcast headquarters National Aeronautics and Space Administration