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Dorothy Edwards Brunson

Dorothy Edwards Brunson, American broadcasting executive. Recipient awards including citation National Conference of Christians and Jews.

Background

  • Brunson, Dorothy Edwards was born on March 13, 1938 in Glensville, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Wadis and Naomi (Ross) Edwards.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Empire State College. Doctorate (honorary), Clark Atlanta University, 1989.

    Career

    • Entered print communications industry, 1960-1962. Assistant general manager radio station WWRL, New York City, 1964-1968, corporation coordinator, liason director, 1968-1972. Vice president Howard Sanders Advertising, Inc., 1972-1979.

      Corporation vice president Inner City Broadcasting Corporation, 1973-1979, corporation general manager, 1979. Owner Station WGTW-television, Philadelphia, since 1979. Lecturer, speaker business, economic development, affirmative action, communications, women's rights, religious and human issues throughout country.

      Panelist business and communications United States Congress, 1995.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to Vogue, Black Enterprise, Newsweek.

    Politics

    The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

    Religion

    People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    It is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

    Connections

    • Children: Edward, Daniel.
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    Born March 13, 1938
    • 1989
      Clark Atlanta University
    • 1960 - 1962
      Entered print communications industry
    • 1964 - 1968
      assistant, general manager radio station WWRL
    • 1972 - 1979
      vice president, Howard Sanders Advertising
    • 1979
      owner Station WGTW-television
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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