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Joseph Parkyn

Joseph Parkyn, American broadcast executive. With United States Navy, 1957-1961. Member Society Telecommunications Engineer.

Background

  • Parkyn, Joseph was born on March 12, 1938 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frederick M. and Mary Louise (Kates) Parkyn.

  • Education

    • Aviation electronic technical diploma, United States Navy.

    Career

    • Instrument repairer United States Air Force, Middletown, Pennsylvania, 1962-1966. Chief technician Cable television Services, Lancaster, 1966-1968, service manager, 1968-1972. System engineer Cable Associate Inc., 1972-1988.

      Director technical operations Suburban Cable, 1988-1996. Compliance manager Lenfest Group, Oaks, Pennsylvania, since 1996. Designer, advisor School District Lancaster, 1961-1996.

      Advisor Millersville (Pennsylvania) University, 1996.

    Membership

    With United States Navy, 1957-1961. Member Society Telecommunications Engineer.

    Personality

    Interests

    Athletic coaching, boys baseball, girls softball, basketball.

    Connections

    • Married Gloria Jean Miller, April 16, 1960 (deceased). Children: Barbara Jean, Karen Jo Parkyn Michael, Joseph Robert.
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    • 1962 - 1966
      Instrument repairer United States Air Force
      Middletown, New Jersey, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      chief technician Cable television Services
      Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1972 - 1988
      system engineer, Cable Associate Incorporated
    • 1988 - 1996
      director, technical operations Suburban Cable
    • 1996
      compliance manager, Lenfest Group
      Oaks, Pennsylvania, United States