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Producer , broadcast journalism educator

Adrian Joseph Meppen, American Producer, broadcast journalism educator. Recipient Emmy award nomination Academy television Arts and Sciences, 1975, television Spot News Writing award nomination WGA, 1990, 91. Served with United States Army, 1963-1964. Member Writers Guild American (vice president 1985-1989).

Background

Meppen, Adrian Joseph was born on April 11, 1940 in New York City. Son of Morris and Adele (Pitt) Meppen.

Education

Bachelor, City College of New York, 1962; Master of Science, Columbia University, 1963.

Career

Reporter, Newsday, Garden City, New York, 1964-1966; reporter, Wall Street Journal, New York City, 1966-1967; news editor, New York Times, New York City, 1967-1969; producer, Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1969-1988; associate professor of television/Radio, Brooklyn College, since 1988; newswriter, Station WWOR-television, New Jersey, since 1988; director BJ program, Brooklyn College. Adjunct Professor broadcast journalism City College of New York, 1973-1979.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1963-1964. Member Writers Guild American (vice president 1985-1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: scriptwriting.

Connections

Married Arlene Widelitz, June 15, 1963. Children: Roberta, Michelle, Sara.

father:
Morris Meppen

mother:
Adele (Pitt) Meppen

spouse:
Arlene Widelitz

child:
Roberta Meppen

child:
Michelle Meppen

child:
Sara Meppen