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John Gray Rodman

John Gray Rodman, American state official, former broadcast executive. Co-recipient National Headliner award Press Club Atlantic City, l986; recipient regional award for reporting Associated Press, l988.

Background

  • Rodman, John Gray was born on July 8, 1951 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Harold Albert and Dorothy (Gray) Rodman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Boston University, 1978. Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1993.

    Career

    • Reporter Station WDEW, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1969-1970. Reporter, producer Station WMEX, Boston, 1972-1976. Operations manager Station WEZE, 1977-1979.

      Kendrick Foundation research grantee, 1979-1981. Reporter, anchorman Intellectual Property Multimedia Subsystem Radio Network, Washington, 1981-1984. Operations manager Station WXNE-television, Boston, 1984-1985.

      Vice president news and programming Station WEEI Newsradio, 1985-1989. News director Station WCDJ, 1989-1992. Director news StandardNews, Washington, 1992-1994.

      Assistant secretary environmental affairs Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, since 1994. Lecturer Northeastern University, Boston. Contributing reporter NBC Radio News, Columbia Broadcasting System (Radio Station News Service), 1985-1989, N.B.C., 1989-1992.

    Works

    • Contributing author: The High Cost of Indifference, 1984.

    Membership

    Elder lst Presbyterian Church, Quincy, Massachusetts, l975—. Served alternate military duty Survival Inc., Quincy, Massachusetts, l970-72. Member Radio and television News Directors Association, White House Corrs.

    Association, Professional Journalists Association, National Press Club.

    Connections

    • Married Laurel Gelo, June 30, 1973. Children: Colin John, Evan Harold.
    • father: Harold Albert Rodman
    • mother: Dorothy (Gray) Rodman
    • spouse: Laurel Gelo
    • children: Colin John Rodman
    • Evan Harold Rodman
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    Born July 8, 1951
    (age 66)
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