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Marketing communications executive

Craig Curry MacDonald, American marketing communications executive.

Background

MacDonald, Craig Curry was born on September 26, 1949 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Franklin and Jane (Curry) Macdonald.

Education

Bachelor in Social Science, San Jose State University, 1971.

Career

Reporter The San Diego Union, 1972-1979, columnist nationally syndicated newspaper, 1975-1980. Contributing editor AirCal Magazine, 1975-1981. With public relations department Pacific Bell, Orange and Los Angeles, San Francisco and California, 1980-1991, with business marketing group-statewide, since 1991.

President's associate, member dean of communication's executive advisory board California State University, Fullerton. Director media relations 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Pacific Bell, 1983-1984. Subject of Public Relations Journal cover story, 1984.

Public relations consultant World Cup Soccer, Rome, since 1986, America's Cup Sailboat Race, since 1987, Minority Business Council, since 1987, Ruby Gerontology Center, since 1989. Public relations consultant, member development board Los Angeles Times Holiday Parade, 1987-1991. Chair Orange County Transportation Coalition, 1990.

Guest lecturer various universities.

Works

Membership

Board directors Dayle McIntosh Center for Disabled. Creator United Way radio series, since 1987. Director promotions/marketing committee Republican National Convention, San Diego, 1996, public relations consultant Presidential Debates, 1996.

With United States Army Reserve, 1972-1977. Member American Society of Composers, Society Professional Journalists, San Diego Press Club (charter), Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi. Clubs: San Diego Press (charter), Orange County Press, International Association Business Communicators, California Writer's.

Connections

Married Debbie Stock, November 5, 1980. 1 child, Christopher.

father:
Franklin Macdonald

mother:
Jane (Curry) Macdonald

spouse:
Debbie Stock

child:
Christopher MacDonald