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Communications educator , web developer/producer

Avon Edward Foote, American Webmaster, communications educator ( sci: math & computer sci.comm. media)webmaster, communications educator. awards judge Ohio State Awards, 1968-1973; award Florence Civitan Club, 1990, 1st place; award Corp; award, National 3d place; award College Emmy award Hollywood Academy television Arts and Scis; awards National Broadcasting Society.


Foote, Avon Edward was born on September 24, 1937 in Burnsville, Mississippi, United States. Son of Avon Ruble and Lila Frances (Broughton) Foote.


Certified, New York University, 1961. Bachelor of Science, Florence State University, 1963. Master of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1968.

Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1970.


Announcer, Station WJOI, Florence, Alabama, 1958-1960. Production manager Station WOWL-television, Florence, 1960-1964. Advertising coordinator Plough Inc., Memphis, 1964-1966.

Faculty adviser Station WMSU, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1966-1967. Producer-director telecommunications Ohio State University, Columbus, 1967-1969. Assoc.prof. broadcasting U. Mississippi, Oxford, 1971-1972.

Project director Ohio Valley television System, Columbus, 1972-1974. Member of faculty, coordinator graduate studies School Journalism and Mass Communication, U. Georgia, Athens, 1974-1980. Professor broadcasting U. North Alabama, Florence, 1980^.

Professor, London, 1990, 91. Awards judge Ohio State Awards, 1968-1973. Chairman faculty screening committee Peabody Radio-television Awards, 1976-1979.

Board of directors Florence Young Men’s Christian Association, 1982-1986. Founder Worldwide Web Pages including Worldserver, 1995. Web consultant, 1996^.

National Defense Education Act fellow, 1967, National Academy television Arts and Sciences Memorial fellow, 1970. Recipient Cmty. Svc. award Florence Civitan Club, 1990, 1st place award Corporation Video Professional Competition National Broadcasting Society, 1991. Regional 1st place award, National 3d place award College Emmy award Hollywood Academy television Arts and Sciences, 1984, Honorable Mention Comedy awards National Broadcasting Society, 1987, Industry Faculty Seminar fellow International Radio-television Society, 1987.


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  • Other Work

    • Editor: The Challenges of Educational Communications, 1970, Columbia Broadcasting System and Congress: The Selling of the Pentagon Papers, 1972, National Association Educational Broadcasters Broadcasting Review, 1969-1973. Author: (with Koenig and others) Broadcasting and Bargaining, 1970, Chotankers, 1982, online author: Burke's Peerage and Gentry, 2003. Producer educational television programs.

      Editor reformed shelf materials National Public Broadcasting Archives, University Maryland, College Park, 2002. Contributor and author: www. Burkes-peerage.

      Net. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of faculty, coordinator graduate studies School Journalism and Mass Communication, U. Georgia, Athens, 1974-1980. Member Broadcast Education Association, British Broadcasting Corporation Networking.


Married Dorothy Veronica Gargis, March 15, 1960. Children: Anthony E., Kevin A., Michele.

Avon Ruble Foote

Lila Frances (Broughton) Foote

Dorothy Veronica Gargis

Anthony E. Foote

Kevin A. Foote

Michele Foote