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Don Canaan

Don Canaan, American journalist. Certified audio-visual specialist National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Recipient award for best film on a shoestring for Welfare Island: Blight of a City, 1969, Freedom: A Long Hard Road, 1971, Peabody citation for American White Paper: Organized Crime in the United States, 1967.

Background

  • Canaan, Don was born on August 14, 1938 in New York City. Son of Louis and Sally Swerdlow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Film Technology, City University of New York, 1961. Master of Arts in Journalism, Ohio State University, 1984.

    Career

    • Film editor NBC News, New York City, 1961-1974. Freelance film editor ABC News, Washington, 1977-1983. Television producer and director Ben Gurion University, Beersheva, Israel, 1975-1976.

      Supervisor audio-video communications National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1979-1981. Copy editor Downtowner, Cincinnati, 1986-1987. Staff writer American Israelite, 1987-1991.

      Freelance writer, Baltimore and Washington, since 1977. Cincinnati correspondent United Press International, since 1994. Adjunct instructor film Rockland Community College, Suffern, New York, 1970, Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland, 1978.

      System operator Tri-State Online, Cincinnati, 1989-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Certified audio-visual specialist National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

    Works

    • Horror in Hocking County
    • Dale Johnston was arrested, tried and convictedfor the dismemberment murders of his stepdaughter, Annette Cooper, and her fiancĂ©, Todd Schultz.
    • Author: Horror in Hocking County, 1989. Editor: (video) Reasonable Doubt, 1984 (Cincinnati Blue Chip Cable Commission award 1989).

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Vice president Howard Community Access Corporation, Columbia, Maryland, 1979-1983, Guilford Gardens, Columbia, 1979-1983. Media consultant Virginia Rhodes Congressional Campaign, Cincinnati, 1992. With United States Army, 1956.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, computers.

    Connections

    • Married Mazal Canaan, February 27, 1975 (div. February 1992); children: Richard, Kenneth, Tamar, Golan.
    • father: Louis Swerdlow
    • mother: Sally Swerdlow
    • spouse: Mazal Canaan
    • children: Richard Canaan
    • Kenneth Canaan
    • Tamar Canaan
    • Golan Canaan
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    Born August 14, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1961
      City University of New York
    • 1984
      Ohio State University
    • 1961 - 1974
      Film editor National Broadcasting Company News
    • 1975 - 1976
      television producer and director, Ben Gurion University
      Israel
    • 1977 - 1983
      freelance film editor American Broadcasting Company News
      Washington, United States
    • 1977
      freelance writer
    • 1979 - 1981
      supervisor audio-video communications National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Flight Center
      Greenbelt, Maryland, United States
    • 1986 - 1987
      copy editor Downtowner
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1987 - 1991
      staff writer, American Israelite
    • 1994
      Cincinnati correspondent United Press Intern, ational
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