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Ronald Hanley Chilton

Ronald Hanley Chilton, American broadcasting executive, actor. License Federal Communications Commission. Recipient 100 medals Master's and Senior Olympic Games Competition, since 1999; Named Showtime Screen Test regional winner The Movie Channel, New York City, 1986. Member Junior Chamber of Commerce, Louisville, 1977. Member Kentucky Broadcasters Association (Golden Mike award 1976), Louisville Area Radio Executives.

Background

  • Chilton, Ronald Hanley was born on October 15, 1935 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, United States. Son of Hanley Ernest and Dorothy Pearl (Purvis) Chilton.

  • Education

    • Student, Transylvania University, 1954. Student, Miami University, Florida, 1956. Bachelor, University Kentucky, 1957.

      Postgraduate, University Tennessee, Chatanooga, 1972. Master of Science, University Louisville, 1974.

    Career

    • Staff announcer Station WVLK, Lexington, Kentucky, 1962-1966. Announcer, sport director Station WLAP, 1966-1969. Deputy director Federal Model Cities Program, Washington, 1969-1972.

      Station manager Great Trails Broadcasting, Louisville, 1972-1976. General manager Station WUOL, 1976-1977. Instructor communications department University Louisville, 1976-1977.

      Advertising director General Foods Managers, Inc., Chattanooga, 1977-1981. Radio employee WAVG, 1980—1998. Director operations Sunnyside Broadcasting, Jeffersonville, Indiana, since 1981.

      Employee, admissions department Louisivlle Technology Institute, since 1999.

    Major achievements

    • License Federal Communications Commission.

    Works

    • Theatre: Collaborative Acts (4th Edition)
    • Updated in its 4th edition Theatre: Collaborative Actsstimulates creative thinking and discussions of artistic, social, and ethical questions through its interwoven themes of theatre as culture, collaboration, spatial art, and a fusion of the past and present.
    • Theatre: Collaborative Acts (4th Edition)
    • Updated in its 4th edition Theatre: Collaborative Actsstimulates creative thinking and discussions of artistic, social, and ethical questions through its interwoven themes of theatre as culture, collaboration, spatial art, and a fusion of the past and present.
    • Appeared in (feature films) Raintree County, 1958, The Great Race, 1965, Stripes, 1981, The Act, 1983, Eight Men Out, 1987, Fire Down Below, The Insider, Seabiscuit, Dreamer, Elizabethtown, since 1990, (NBC mini-series) Bluegrass, 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Christian Church

    Membership

    Member Junior Chamber of Commerce, Louisville, 1977. Member Kentucky Broadcasters Association (Golden Mike award 1976), Louisville Area Radio Executives. Clubs: Douglas Hills Raquet and Swim, American Turners.

    Lodge: Kiwanis.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, chess, tennis, jogging.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Lee Yates, February 10, 1963. Children: Mark Hanley, Brandi Lee.
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    Born October 15, 1935
    • 1954
      Transylvania University
    • 1956
      Miami University
    • 1957
      University Kentucky
    • 1972
      University Tennessee
    • 1974
      University Louisville
    • 1962 - 1966
      Staff announcer Station WVLK
      Lexington, Kentucky, United States
    • 1969 - 1972
      deputy director, Federal Model Cities Program
      Washington, United States
    • 1972 - 1976
      station manager, Great Trails Broadcasting
      Louisville, Kentucky, United States
    • 1976 - 1977
      general manager, Station WUOL
    • 1976 - 1977
      instructor, communications department University Louisville
    • 1977 - 1981
      advertising director, General Foods Managers
      Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
    • 1980 - 1998
      radio employee WAVG
    • 1981
      director, operations Sunnyside Broadcasting
      Jeffersonville, Vermont, United States
    • 1999
      employee
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