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Beryl Smith Kilbride

Beryl Smith Kilbride, American communications executive. Recipient two Helen Cody Baker awards, 1994. Volunteer director public relations Classical Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, 1985-1989. Member Women in Communications, Inc. (secretary 1987-1988), Chicago Public Relations Forum.

Background

  • Kilbride, Beryl Smith was born on July 1, 1938 in Litchfield, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Byron and Ruth (Goldburg) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Communications, University Illinois, 1960.

    Career

    • Traffic/copywriter WTAX Radio, Springfield, Illinois, 1960-1962, MacFarland, Aveyard, Chicago, 1962-1963. Radio and television writer American Red Cross, 1963-1965. Copywriter Chicago Tribune, 1965-1967.

      Account executive Philip Lesly Company, Chicago, 1967-1968. Freelance writer, 1968-1983. Director communications, public relations Automotive Services Councils, 1983-1985.

      Public relations specialist R.R. Donnelley & Sons, 1985-1989. Director communications Mundelein (Illinois) College, 1989-1991. Director public relations Anixter Center, Chicago, since 1991.

    Works

    • Associate editor employee magazine The Printer, 1988-1989 (Spectra award 1988, Golden Trmpuet award 1989).

    Membership

    Volunteer director public relations Classical Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, 1985-1989. Member Women in Communications, Inc. (secretary 1987-1988), Chicago Public Relations Forum.

    Connections

    • Married Robert Emmet Kilbride, April 30, 1968. 1 child, David.
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    • 1960
      University Illinois
    • 1960 - 1962
      Traffic/copywriter, WTAX Radio
      Springfield, Missouri, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      Traffic/copywriter, WTAX Radio
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      radio and television writer, American Red Cross
    • 1965 - 1967
      copywriter, Chicago Tribune
    • 1967 - 1968
      account executive, Philip Lesly Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1968 - 1983
      freelance writer
    • 1983 - 1985
      director, communications
    • 1985 - 1989
      public relations specialist, R.R. Donnelley & Sons
    • 1989 - 1991
      director, communications Mundelein (Illinois) College
    • 1991
      director, public relations Anixter Center
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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