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Gerald Elbert Weaver

Gerald Elbert Weaver, American broadcasting educator. Recipient College Radio Program of Year award Council Advancement and Support of Education, 1976.

Background

  • Weaver, Gerald Elbert was born on May 25, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Lauren A. and Margaret A. (Lind) Weaver.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Radio and television, University of the Pacific, 1960. Master of Arts in Radio and television, University Mississippi, 1977.

    Career

    • Newsman, disc jockey Station Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Santa Barbara, California, 1960-1961. Newsman Station KCRA-television, Sacramento, 1961-1964. News bureau director University Pacific, Stockton, 1964-1969.

      Public relations director Whitter (California) College, 1969-1971. Assistant professor Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, 1977-1979, public information director, 1971-1979. Associate professor journalism and broadcasting University Alaska, Fairbanks, 1979-1987.

      Assistant professor speech communications Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, 1987-1989. Instructor broadcasting Prince William Sound Community College, Valdez, Alaska, 1989-1990, Centralia (Washington) College, 1990-1991. Associate professor mass communications Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado, since 1991.

      Consultant Station KCIN, Victorville, California, 1980. Newsman, production assistant Station KIAK, Fairbanks, 1981-1983. General manager, co-owner Station KGHX, Fairbanks, 1983-1985.

      Public relations consultant College of Desert, Palm Desert, California, 1984. Owner Station WROX, Clarksdale, Mississippi, 1992-1995.

    Works

    • Executive producer, narrator audio tape programs including Alaska, Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Producer radio program Remembering, Stations KAUC-FM, KGHX. Co-producer television programs On The Record, Newsmakers, Station KUAC-television.

    Membership

    Advance man The White House, Mobile, Alabama, Jackson, Mississippi, 1976. Member National Advisory Council Women's Educational Programs, United States Department Education, 1975-1978. Member Broadcast Education Association, Radio/television News Directors Association, Society Professional Journalists, Lions.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Bonnie Sasse, September 1, 1963 (divorced 1980). Children: Robert, Chris.
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    • 1960
      University of the Pacific
    • 1977
      University Mississippi
    • 1960 - 1961
      Newsman
      Santa Barbara, Honduras
    • 1961 - 1964
      newsman Station KCRA-television
      Sacramento, California, United States
    • 1964 - 1969
      news bureau director, University Pacific
      Stockton, California, United States
    • 1969 - 1971
      public relations director, Whitter (California) College
    • 1977 - 1979
      assistant, professor Mississippi University for Women
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1979 - 1987
      associate, professor journalism and broadcasting University Alaska
      Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      assistant, professor speech communications Eastern Illinois University
      Charleston, South Carolina, United States
    • 1989 - 1990
      instructor, broadcasting Prince William Sound Community College
      Valdez, Alaska, United States
    • 1990 - 1991
      instructor, broadcasting Prince William Sound Community College
    • 1991
      associate, professor mass communications Mesa State College
      Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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