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Robert C. Weis

Robert C. Weis, American broadcasting executive. Recipient Abby award Milwaukee Advertising Club, 1977, 78; named Sales and Marketing Executive of Year, Sales and Marketing magazine, 1972, Boss of Year, Freeport Jaycess, 1986.

Background

  • Weis, Robert C. was born on April 27, 1938 in Milwaukee. Son of Richard A. and Dorothy D. (Hammer) Weis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1978.

    Career

    • Sales manager Station WYLO-AM, Milwaukee, 1960-1964. General sales manager Oklahoma Public Company, 1964-1970. General manager Schlitz Broadcast, 1970-1976.

      General sales manager Great Trail Broadcasting, 1976-1978. Vice president, general manager B & H Broadcasting, 1978-1982. President, general manager Station WFPS-FM Weis Inc., Freeport, Illinois, since 1982.

      Lecturer various organizations. Consultant professional sports teams.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    President Downtown Business Association, Freeport, since 1984. Board directors Freeport Economic Development, since 1982, Public Safety Committee, since 1982, American Red Cross, Freeport, since 1986. Served with United States Air Force, 1954-1956, Korea.

    Member National Association Broadcasters, Illinois Broadcasters Association, Radio Advertising Bureau Clubs: Evergreen. Lodges: Rotary (board directors Freeport chapter since 1986).

    Personality

    Interests

    College basketball coach, fund raising.

    Connections

    • Married, 1956; children: Sandra, Sherrie, Debbie, Dawn, Lorie.
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    Born April 27, 1938
    • 1978
      University Wisconsin
    • 1960 - 1964
      Sales manager, Station WYLO-Master of Arts
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1964 - 1970
      general sales manager, Oklahoma Public Company
    • 1970 - 1976
      general manager, Schlitz Broadcast
    • 1976 - 1978
      general sales manager, Great Trail Broadcasting
    • 1978 - 1982
      vice president, B & H Broadcasting
    • 1978 - 1982
      general manager, B & H Broadcasting
    • 1982
      president, Station WFPS-FM Weis Incorporated
      Freeport, Bahamas
    • 1982
      general manager, Station WFPS-FM Weis Incorporated
      Freeport, Bahamas
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