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David Mark Olds

David Mark Olds was American broadcasting executive and writer. Decorated Purple Heart. Served to captain United States Army, 1942-1946. Member International Radio and television Society.

Background

  • Olds, David Mark was born on December 29, 1920 in New York City. Son of Samuel and Dora Olds.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Brooklyn College, 1941.

    Career

    • Announcer, salesman Station KOLO, Reno, Station WNLC, New London, Connecticut, Station WIP, Philadelphia. Program director Station KYW, Philadelphia, Cleveland, 1950-1959, Station WNEW, New York City, 1959-1962. General manager Station World International News Service, 1962-1965, Station WMAQ, Chicago, 1965-1968, Station WWRL, New York City, 1968-1989, Station WRVR-FM, 1978-1986.

      Adjunct professor Fordham University.

    Membership

    Served to captain United States Army, 1942-1946. Member International Radio and television Society.

    Connections

    • Married Sally Wendkos, December 18, 1955. Children: Nancy, Jennifer, Dorri.
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    Born December 29, 1920
    • 1941
      Brooklyn College
    • 1950 - 1959
      program director, Station KYW
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1959 - 1962
      program director, Station KYW
    • 1962 - 1965
      general manager, Station World International News Service
    • 1965 - 1968
      general manager, Station World International News Service
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1968 - 1989
      general manager, Station World International News Service
    • 1978 - 1986
      general manager, Station World International News Service

    Award