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Tonya Raye Bass

Tonya Raye Bass, American news and commentary production assistant. Recipient Blackburn-Spencer Achievement award; McGraw-Hill minorities in broadcasting scholar, Ohio War Orphan scholar, Sadie T.M. Alexander Memorial scholar, National Academy television Arts and Sciences Memorial Scholar. Member Columbia Broadcasting System Black Employees Association, Writers Guild American.

Background

  • Bass, Tonya Raye was born on February 14, 1963 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Raymond Daniel and Ann Wilmore Bass.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Communications, Ohio University, 1985.

    Career

    • Production staff Newswatch Station WOUB-WOUC-television, Athens, Ohio, 1981-1985. Production assistant COM-television College Osteopathic Medicine, 1984-1985. Continuity coordinator Stations WPTD, WPTO-television, Dayton, 1985-1986.

      Audio-video technician Projection Incorporated, New York York City, 1987. Assistant graphics director ABC Wide World of Sports, 1987. Production assistant National Collegiate Athletic Association television Sports, 1986-1987, Columbia Broadcasting System Sportsbreak, New York City, since 1987.

      Production intern The Cosby Show Carsey Warner Productions, 1987-1988. National assignment desk assistant Columbia Broadcasting System Network News, since 1988. Television relations coordinator Black Communications Caucus, Athens, 1981-1985.

      Intern COM-television, Athens, 1984-1985.

    Works

    • Assistant producer, lyricist (music video) Basketball's Not Only for Boys, 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Columbia Broadcasting System Black Employees Association, Writers Guild American.
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    Born February 14, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1985
      Ohio University
    • 1981 - 1985
      Production staff Newswatch Station WOUB-WOUC-television
      Athens, New York, United States
    • 1984 - 1985
      production assistant, COM-television College Osteopathic Medicine
    • 1985 - 1986
      continuity coordinator, Stations WPTD
      Dayton, Ohio, United States
    • 1986 - 1987
      production assistant, National Collegiate Athletic Association television Sports
    • 1987
      audio-video technician Projection Incorporated
    • 1987
      assistant, graphics director American Broadcasting Company Wide World of Sports
    • 1987
      production assistant, National Collegiate Athletic Association television Sports
    • 1987 - 1988
      production intern, The Cosby Show Carsey Warner Productions
    • 1988
      national assignment desk assistant, Columbia Broadcasting System Network News
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