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Bernard Auguste Beguin

journalist

Bernard Auguste Beguin was Swiss broadcast executive, columnist. United States Department State Smith-Mundt fellow, Washington, 1952.

Background

Beguin, Bernard Auguste was born on February 14, 1923 in Sion, Valais, Switzerland. Son of Bernard and Clemence (Welten) Beguin.

Education

Licence es lettres classiques, University Geneva, 1945. Postgraduate, Graduate Institute International Studies, Geneva, 1945.

Career

Secretary World Student Relief, Geneva, 1945-1946. Editor Journal de Geneve, 1947-1959, editor-in-chief, 1959-1970. United Nations correspondent Finance Times, Geneva, 1949-1959.

Radio and television commentator Swiss Broadcasting, Geneva, 1955-1970, deputy director, 1970-1986, secretary board directors, 1980-1986. Visiting professor professional ethics University Neuchatel, 1985-1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Joumaliste, qui t’a fait roi? Les medias entre droit et liberte, 1988.

Membership

Vice president Press Center, Geneva, Switzerland, 1954—1955. President Indiana Complaints Authority on Broadcasting, 1991—1992, Swallow Foundation for unbiased information in cases of emergency, Rwanda, 1995. Consultant on media situation in Belarus United Nations Educational, 1994.

Member Swiss Press Association (president 1959-1960, honorary member since 1970), Swiss Press Council (president 1986-1990), Cruising of Switzerland.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, camping.

Connections

Married Antoinette Leonie Waelbroeck, April 12, 1948. Children: Pierre, Claude, Jean, Martine.

father:
Bernard Beguin

mother:
Clemence (Welten) Beguin

spouse:
Antoinette Leonie Waelbroeck

children:
Pierre Beguin

Claude Beguin

Jean Beguin

Martine Beguin