Log In

Darrel Eugene Cunningham

television station executive

Darrel Eugene Cunningham, American television station executive. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1960-1962, retired colonel United States Army Reserve, 1989. Member Arkansas Broadcasters Association (president 1979-1980), Jonesboro C. of Chamber (board directors 1982-1985), Rotary (president 1990-1991).

Background

Cunningham, Darrel Eugene was born on August 11, 1938 in Paragould, Arkansas, United States. Son of James Phillip and Laura Elaine (Wright) Cunningham.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Arkansas State University, 1960. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio University, 1975.

Graduate, United States Army War College, 1984.

Career

Faculty radio-television Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, 1963-1974. General manager Station KAIT-television, 1974-1980. President Hernreich Broadcasting, 1980-1984.

General manager Stations KHBS/KHOG-television, Fort Smith, Arkansas, since 1985.

Membership

1st lieutenant United States Army, 1960-1962, retired colonel United States Army Reserve, 1989. Member Arkansas Broadcasters Association (president 1979-1980), Jonesboro C. of Chamber (board directors 1982-1985), Rotary (president 1990-1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, playing guitar.

Connections

Married Wilma Frances McHaney, July 18, 1960. Children: Sue Ellen Weinstock, Elana Leigh, Jon Scott.