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Public radio programming executive

Bill Harrold Thomas, American Public radio programming executive.

Background

Thomas, Bill Harrold was born on July 7, 1950 in Alton, Illinois, United States. Son of William Harrold and Charlotte Lucille (Harris) Thomas.

Education

Bachelor in Anthropology, Grinnell College, 1972.

Career

Programmer, Station KDNA-FM, St. Louis, 1972; general manager, Station KBDY-FM, St. Louis, 1973-1974; director program service, National Federation Community Broadcasters, Urbana, Illinois, 1975-1980; acting president, National Federation Community Broadcasters, Washington, 1986-1987; board directors, National Federation Community Broadcasters, Washington, since 1985; general manager, Station WEFT-FM, Champaign, Illinois, 1980-1986; director program service, Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer (radio series) Fiddle Voices, 1986. Producer, performer (children's music cassette) Music Bill, 1986. Author, performer Shelter, 1981.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music performing, outdoors, gardening.

Connections

Married Betsy A. Rubinstein, July 14, 1974 (divorced 1983). Married Loretta Jean Cantieri, September 5, 1987.

father:
William Harrold Thomas

mother:
Charlotte Lucille (Harris) Thomas

spouses:
Betsy A. Rubinstein

Loretta Jean Cantieri