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David Eugene Buksbaum Edit Profile

journalist , Television executive

David Eugene Buksbaum, American Television executive, journalist. Recipient gold medal Christopher Society, 1969.

Background

Buksbaum, David Eugene was born on March 1, 1935 in New York City. Son of Lewis and Claire (Weldon) Buksbaum.

Education

Student, University Miami, 1953-1956.

Career

Production manager, Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1956-1960; associate producer, Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1960-1962; producer, Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1962-1966; deputy director special events and production, Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1972-1979; senior producer evening news, Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1979-1981; vice president operations and news coverage, Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1981-1989; senior producer, Public Broadcast Laboratory, New York City, 1966-1968; senior producer, ABC News, New York City, 1968-1972; president, Imtec Global Inc., New York City, since 1989. Consultant Drug Enforcement Administration, Alexandria, Virginia, 1990-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer television documentary Legacy of the Threasher, 1963 (award United States Navy 1964). Senior producer Sadat, 1981 (Emmy award 1981), In Celebration of the United States, 1976 (Peabody award 1977). Executive producer election years, 1976-1988.

Connections

Married Susan Ravitch, July 10, 1966. 1 child, Jennifer.

father:
Lewis Buksbaum

mother:
Claire (Weldon) Buksbaum

spouse:
Susan Ravitch

child:
Jennifer Buksbaum