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Richard Orrin Waters

Richard Orrin Waters, American journalist, broadcaster, public relations consultant. Member Society Professional Journalists (member Washington chapter, president Charlotte chapter), National Press Club, Radio and television News Directors Association, Washington Rubber Group (vice president), Rotary International.

Background

  • Waters, Richard Orrin was born on January 8, 1935 in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States.

  • Education

    • Student, University North Carolina, 1969. Student, Brevard College, 1956.

    Career

    • Assistant director Tire Industry Safety Council, Washington, 1977-1982. Public relations/admissions representative Computer Learning Center, Boston and Washington, 1982-1984. Wire editor Newhouse News Service, Washington, 1984-1990.

      Writer, producer News United States of America, Alexandria, Virginia, 1990-1993. Public relations consultant Richard Waters & Associates, Etowah, North Carolina, since 1993. News director, program director Station WHKP, Hendersonville, North Carolina.

      Producer, reporter Station WBT-WBTV, Charlotte, North Carolina. News director for radio, assistant news director for television, Station WSOC-AM-FM-television, Charlotte. Writer/editor Associated Press, Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina.

    Membership

    Member Society Professional Journalists (member Washington chapter, president Charlotte chapter), National Press Club, Radio and television News Directors Association, Washington Rubber Group (vice president), Rotary International.

    Connections

    • Married DeAnne Almond, April 21, 1962. Children: Richard Orrin II, Rodney M., C. Todd, Trent A.
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    Born January 8, 1935
    • 1969
      University North Carolina
    • 1956
      Brevard College
    • 1977 - 1982
      Assistant, director Tire Industry Safety Council
      Washington, United States
    • 1982 - 1984
      public relations/admissions representative Computer Learning Center
    • 1984 - 1990
      wire editor Newhouse News Service
      Washington, United States
    • 1990 - 1993
      writer
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
    • 1993
      public relations consultant, Richard Waters & Associates
      Etowah, Tennessee, United States