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Janet Kuska Macy

Janet Kuska Macy, American radio and television educator. Named Named Alzheimer fellow, Sigma-Tau Foundation, 1990. Member of Agricultural Communicators in Education (Superior award 1966, 1969, 1981, 1991, 1994, Best of the Best award 1991), Epsilon Sigma Phi.

Background

  • Macy, Janet Kuska was born on November 9, 1935 in Omaha. Daughter of Val and Marie (Letovsky) Kuska.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, 1957. Master of Science, Kansas State University, 1961. Master of Education, South Dakota State University, 1970.

    Career

    • With Federal Extension Service, United States Department Agriculture, Washington, 1956. Specialist Kansas State University Station KSAC, 1957—1961. Home economics editor University Nebraska Station KUON, 1961—1962.

      Specialist Iowa State University Station WOI-television, 1962—1967, South Dakota State University Station KESD-television, 1967—1971. Radio/television specialist Station KUOM University Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1971, associate professor department family social science, 1982. Field editor Better Homes & Gardens, 1972—1973, television consultant United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, 1978—1979.

      Media freelancer General Mills, Minneapolis, 1983. Archivist Groves Conference on Marriage and Family, 1986. Chair advisory committee Children's Radio Network Station, 1990—1992.

      Producer The Family AAHS-WWTC-AM, Minneapolis, 1990—1994, The Roosters Radio Nadezhda, Commonwealth of Independent States, Moscow, interview Locomotion series British Broadcasting Corporation, 1994.

    Works

    • Producer: (television documentary) Building Blocks for Learning, 1965 (American Council on Exercise award, Nutrition Award, 1977, AWRT award, School Bell Awards, MEA award, 1979, 80, 82).

    Membership

    Member of Agricultural Communicators in Education (Superior award 1966, 1969, 1981, 1991, 1994, Best of the Best award 1991), Epsilon Sigma Phi.
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    Born November 9, 1935
    • 1957
      University Nebraska
    • 1961
      Kansas State University
    • 1970
      South Dakota State University
    • 1956
      With Federal Extension Service
      Washington, United States
    • 1957 - 1961
      specialist, Kansas State University Station KSAC
    • 1961 - 1962
      home economics editor University Nebraska Station KUON
    • 1962 - 1967
      specialist, Iowa State University Station WOI-television
    • 1967 - 1971
      specialist, Iowa State University Station WOI-television
    • 1971
      radio/television specialist, Station KUOM University Minnesota
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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