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Lee Edward Scanlon

Lee Edward Scanlon, American communications educator. Recipient 3d Place National Compostition award Christian Theatre Guild, 1978; Washburn University grantee, 1983.


  • Scanlon, Lee Edward was born on December 14, 1934 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Roy John and Lois Marie (Ziemer) Scanlon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Brigham Young University, 1979. Master of Arts, American University, Washington, 1974.


    • Writer, editor Voice of America, Washington, 1962-1966. Foreign service staff officer United States Information Agency, 1966-1970. Assistant professor theatre California State University, Fullerton, 1977-1983.

      Head broadcasting sequence Washburn University, Topeka, 1983-1984. Director broadcasting services Boise (Idaho) State University, from 1985. News director Station KBYU-FM, Provo, Utah, 1973-1974, assistant manager, 1974-1977.

      Coordinator Station CSFU cable television, Fullerton, 1979-1983.


    • Author: (tv script) Cold Rain at Midnight, 1983. (play script) The Woman. That Night, 1977 (1st place).

      (radio drama) Voices of 1776, 1976. (with others) Color Camera Handbook, 1986.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Conventional Christian churches have lost the authority of God. Contemporary Christian beliefs are a mixture of the truth and of errors that have been added over the centuries.


    Served to sergeant United States Army, 1952-1959. Member Academy television Arts and Sciences (associate), Radio-television News Directors Association, (associate), Speech Communication Association, Rocky Mountain Collegiate Press Association (broadcasting coordinator, 1985), Broadcast Education Association.



    Stamp collecting/philately.


    • Married Grace Ann Peterson, April 3, 1960. Children: Sean Patrick, Rachel Annual.
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    Died May 28, 2003
    (aged 68)
    • 1962
      Brigham Young University
    • 1979
      Brigham Young University
    • 1974
      American University
    • 1962 - 1966
      Washington, United States
    • 1966 - 1970
      foreign service staff officer, United States Information Agency
    • 1977 - 1983
      assistant, professor theatre California State University
      Fullerton, California, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      head, broadcasting sequence Washburn University
      Topeka, Kansas, United States