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James David Farmer

James David Farmer, American journalist. Recipient Emmy award Academy television Arts and Sciences, New York City, 1976, Cable Ace award National Cable television Academy, 1994; named Outstanding Alumnus, University Southern California School Journalism, 1994. Member Radio and television News Association (board directors since 1994, Golden Mike award 1969, 90).

Background

  • Farmer, James David was born on June 16, 1938 in Quincy, Ohio, United States. Son of James Harvey and Claire Gertrude (Paulson) Farmer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Journalism, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1961.

    Career

    • Reporter The Associated Press, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, 1961-1963. Reporter, assistant city editor The San Diego (California) Union, 1963-1968. Producer KNXT-television (now KCBS-television), Los Angeles, 1968-1971.

      Executive producer WCBS-television, New York City, 1971-1979. Producer Columbia Broadcasting System News, 1979-1983. Supervising producer Cable News Network, Atlanta, 1984-1987, bureau chief Los Angeles, 1987-1988, vice president, bureau chief New York City, 1988-1990, Los Angeles, since 1990.

    Membership

    Member Radio and television News Association (board directors since 1994, Golden Mike award 1969, 90).

    Connections

    • Married Hinda Schorr, July 23, 1960. Children: Melissa, Richard James.
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    Born June 16, 1938
    • 1961
      University Southern California
    • 1961 - 1963
      Reporter The Associate, d Press
    • 1968 - 1971
      producer KNXT-television (now KCBS-television)
    • 1971 - 1979
      executive, producer WCBS-television
    • 1979 - 1983
      producer Columbia Broadcasting System News
    • 1984 - 1987
      supervising producer Cable News Network
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1987 - 1988
      supervising producer Cable News Network
    • 1990
      supervising producer Cable News Network
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