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Edna Jane Edwards

Edna Jane Edwards, American broadcasting executive. Member of Black Mountain Chamber of Commerce, Christian Writers Conference (secretary and assistant registrar 1979-1987), National Religious Broadcasters (board directors since 1974, secretary 1985-1988, vice president Southeast chapter 1984-1988, president Southeast chapter 1988-1990), Christian Business and Professional Women (chairman 1978-1980).

Background

  • Edwards, Edna Jane was born on October 9, 1934 in Kenton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Leroy Alfred and Stella Josephine (Long) Wilcox.

  • Education

    • Student, Marion College, 1952—1954.

    Career

    • Secretary Young Women’s Christian Association, Lima, Ohio, 1954—1955. Assistant library Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, 1955—1959, Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, 1959—1961. Medical secretary various hospitals Ohio, Kansas, 1961—1964.

      Executive secretary Blue Ridge Broadcasting, Black Mountain, North Carolina, 1969—1973. General manager, since 1973.

    Works

    • Producer (host): (radio programs) Know Your Neighbor, 1974-1987, Skip A Beat, 1978-1979, Morning Manna, since 1980.

    Membership

    Member of Black Mountain Chamber of Commerce, Christian Writers Conference (secretary and assistant registrar 1979-1987), National Religious Broadcasters (board directors since 1974, secretary 1985-1988, vice president Southeast chapter 1984-1988, president Southeast chapter 1988-1990), Christian Business and Professional Women (chairman 1978-1980).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, theater, sewing, cooking.

    Connections

    • Married Phil Milton Edwards, August 25, 1954.
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    Born October 9, 1934
    • 1954 - 1955
      Secretary, Young Women's Christian Association
      Lima, Peru, Peru
    • 1955 - 1959
      assistant, library Ohio Wesleyan University
    • 1959 - 1961
      assistant, library Ohio Wesleyan University
      Salina, Kansas, United States
    • 1961 - 1964
      medical secretary, various hospitals Ohio
      Kansas, United States
    • 1969 - 1973
      executive, secretary Blue Ridge Broadcasting
      Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
    • 1973
      general manager