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Beryl Smith Kilbride Edit Profile

Communications executive

Beryl Smith Kilbride, American communications executive. Recipient two Helen Cody Baker awards, 1994. Volunteer director public relations Classical Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, 1985-1989. Member Women in Communications, Inc. (secretary 1987-1988), Chicago Public Relations Forum.

Background

Kilbride, Beryl Smith was born on July 1, 1938 in Litchfield, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Byron and Ruth (Goldburg) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Communications, University of Illinois, 1960.

Career

Traffic/copywriter, WTAX Radio, Springfield, Illinois, 1960-1962; traffic/copywriter, MacFarland, Aveyard, Chicago, 1962-1963; radio and television writer, American Red Cross, Chicago, 1963-1965; copywriter, Chicago Tribune, 1965-1967; account executive, Philip Lesly Company, Chicago, 1967-1968; freelance writer, Chicago, 1968-1983; director communications, public relations, Automotive Superior vena cava syndrome Couns., Chicago, 1983-1985; public relations specialist, R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Chicago, 1985-1989; director communications, Mundelein (Illinois) College, 1989-1991; director public relations, Anixter Center, Chicago, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Associate editor employee magazine The Printer, 1988-1989 (Spectra award 1988, Golden Trmpuet award 1989).

Membership

Volunteer director public relations Classical Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, 1985-1989. Member Women in Communications, Inc. (secretary 1987-1988), Chicago Public Relations Forum.

Connections

Married Robert Emmet Kilbride, April 30, 1968. 1 child, David.

father:
Byron Smith

mother:
Ruth (Goldburg) Smith

spouse:
Robert Emmet Kilbride

child:
David Kilbride