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Darrel Eugene Cunningham

Darrel Eugene Cunningham, American television station executive. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1960-1962, retired colonel United States Army Reserve, 1989. Member Arkansas Broadcasters Association (president 1979-1980), Jonesboro C. of Chamber (board directors 1982-1985), Rotary (president 1990-1991).

Background

  • Cunningham, Darrel Eugene was born on August 11, 1938 in Paragould, Arkansas, United States. Son of James Phillip and Laura Elaine (Wright) Cunningham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Arkansas State University, 1960. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio University, 1975.

      Graduate, United States Army War College, 1984.

    Career

    • Faculty radio-television Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, 1963-1974. General manager Station KAIT-television, 1974-1980. President Hernreich Broadcasting, 1980-1984.

      General manager Stations KHBS/KHOG-television, Fort Smith, Arkansas, since 1985.

    Membership

    1st lieutenant United States Army, 1960-1962, retired colonel United States Army Reserve, 1989. Member Arkansas Broadcasters Association (president 1979-1980), Jonesboro C. of Chamber (board directors 1982-1985), Rotary (president 1990-1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, playing guitar.

    Connections

    • Married Wilma Frances McHaney, July 18, 1960. Children: Sue Ellen Weinstock, Elana Leigh, Jon Scott.
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    Born August 11, 1938
    • 1960
      Arkansas State University
    • 1964
      University Illinois
    • 1975
      Ohio University
    • 1984
      United States Army War College
    • 1963 - 1974
      Faculty radio-television Arkansas State University
      Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
    • 1974 - 1980
      general manager, Station KAIT-television
    • 1980 - 1984
      president, Hernreich Broadcasting
    • 1985
      general manager, Stations KHBS/KHOG-television
      Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States