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journalist , Producer

Cecile Rowe Bost, American journalist, producer. Member Catawba College Alumni Association (1st woman president 1964-1966), American Women in Radio and television (president North Carolina chapter 1964-1966), North Carolina Literature and History Society, History Preservation Foundation North Carolina.

Background

Bost, Cecile Rowe was born on November 28, 1924 in Newton, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Marcus Marion and Myrtle Cidy (Gross) Rowe.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Catawba College, 1946.

Career

1 son, William Stephen. Teacher English, Rock Springs High School, Denver, North Carolina, 1947-1948. Women's editor, producer, newscaster Station WNNC, Newton, North Carolina, 1948-1953.

Editor, producer, air personality Station WIRC, Hickory, North Carolina, 1953-1963. Free-lance broadcaster, writer, producer Cecile Bost Reporting, 1963-1983. Special correspondent WBTV News, Charlotte, North Carolina, since 1970.

Owner Cecile Bost Productions, since 1984. Reporter-producer documentary Cherokee Child (awards), 1977. Chosen for Broadcast Pioneers Library, Washington, 1982.

Lecturer in field; columnist.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author short stories, one-act plays. Contributor articles to magazines and newspapers.

Membership

Member Catawba College Alumni Association (1st woman president 1964-1966), American Women in Radio and television (president North Carolina chapter 1964-1966), North Carolina Literature and History Society, History Preservation Foundation North Carolina.

Connections

Married Robert Preston Bost, April 28, 1946.

father:
Marcus Marion Rowe

mother:
Myrtle Cidy (Gross) Rowe

spouse:
Robert Preston Bost