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Jane Karr Wertz

Jane Karr Wertz, American broadcaster. Board directors Peninsula Center Blind, Palo Alto, California, 1981—1986; Member of American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Sisterhood, Delta Gamma.

Background

  • Wertz, Jane Karr was born on August 16, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Kenneth L. and Catharine C. (Carpenter) Karr.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Beloit College, 1956.

    Career

    • Teacher Winnebago County Schools, Rockford, Illinois, 1956—1957. Broadcaster Station WREX-television, 1964—1980. On-air talent Beloit Cable television, Wisconsin, 1970—1980.

      Public relations director Swedish American Hospital, Rockford, 1976—1980. Broadcaster, program director Station KSTS-television, San Jose, California, 1981—1986. Instructor advertising San Jose State University, since 1984.

    Politics

    People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every Church member should be seeking in various ways to renew and expand the opportunities for Christian conversation about the things that matter.

    Membership

    Board directors Peninsula Center Blind, Palo Alto, California, 1981—1986. Member of American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Sisterhood, Delta Gamma.

    Connections

    • Married Edwin P. Neubauer, August 10, 1956 (divorced 1979). Children: Kenneth Paul, Kathryn J.(deceased), Keith E.(deceased). Married Charles W. Wertz, June 21, 1980.
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    Born August 16, 1934
    • 1956
      Beloit College
    • 1956 - 1957
      Teacher, Winnebago County Schools
      Rockford, Illinois, United States
    • 1964 - 1980
      broadcaster Station WREX-television
    • 1970 - 1980
      on-air talent Beloit Cable television
      Wisconsin, United States
    • 1976 - 1980
      public relations director, Swedish American Hospital
      Rockford, Illinois, United States
    • 1984
      instructor, advertising San Jose State University