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John Benjamin Schwartz

John Benjamin Schwartz, American telecommunications and real estate executive. English Spkg. Union scholar, 1969. Member advisory board Center for Media Education, Washington, since 1993.

Background

  • Schwartz, John Benjamin was born on July 19, 1950 in New York City. Son of Jerome Stephen and Anne (Simmons) Schwartz.

  • Education

    • Student, Stanford University, 1970.

    Career

    • Co-founder, general manager WYEP-FM, Pittsburgh, 1972-1975. Founder, president KBDI-television, Broomfield, Colorado, 1976-1980. Telecommunications consultant Boulder, since 1980.

      President Instructional Telecommunications Foundation, since 1983. General partner J-K Realty Partners, 1983-1996. President The 90's Channel, 1989-1995.

      Chief bureaucrat The 90's, Chicago, 1989-1992. President Free Speech television, since 1995. Manager Rapid eye movement sleep Investments, LLC, Boulder, Colorado, since 1997.

      Board directors Institute for Alternative Journalism, Station WYBE-television, Philadelphia, National ITFS Association. President, director Station KRZA-FM, Alamosa, Colorado, 1982-1984, honorary director, since 1984.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member advisory board Center for Media Education, Washington, since 1993.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, baseball.

    Connections

    • Married Diane Roberta Markrow, January 12, 1985. Children: Brendan, Jonathan.
    • father: Jerome Stephen Schwartz
    • mother: Anne (Simmons) Schwartz
    • spouse: Diane Roberta Markrow
    • children: Brendan Schwartz
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    Born July 19, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      Stanford University
    • 1980
      telecommunications consultant, Boulder
    • 1983
      president, Instructional Telecommunications Foundation
    • 1983 - 1996
      general partner, J-K Realty Partners
    • 1989 - 1992
      chief bureaucrat The 90's
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1989 - 1995
      president, The 90's Channel
    • 1995
      president, Free Speech television
    • 1997
      manager, Rapid eye movement sleep Investments
      Boulder, Colorado, United States
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