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Dinah Lee Dittert Edit Profile

Broadcasting executive

Dinah Lee Dittert, American broadcasting executive. Chairman Austin County Fair Parade, 1965—1975; organizer Democratic Women's Club Austin County, 1967; delegate Texas Democratic Convention, Dallas, 1967—1968; campaign manager Judge Lee Dittert, 1967—1974; organizer St. Mary's Episcopal Day School, 1965; Member of Chamber of Commerce, National Association Female Executives, Texas Ex-Students Association (life), Alpha Epsilon Rho.

Background

Dittert, Dinah Lee was born on October 8, 1934 in Gassville, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of William Mack and Helen Rosalea (Showalter) Van Sandt.

Education

Student, Sam Houston University, 1952—1953. Student, University Texas-Austin, 1953—1955.

Career

Stringer Houston Post, since 1972. Columnist Belleville Times, 1973—1986. Owner curator Music Museum, since 1991.

Co-owner Ad-Lib Advertising Agency, Bellville, since 1973. Manager communications KACO-AM, Belleville. General manager, co-owner, 1974—1991.

Producer Lightcatcher Film Production Company, 1986—1990. Owner Penny Box Books, 1993—1997. Collaborator on feature-length movie scripts, movie extra Tigers Tale, 1987.

Membership

Chairman Austin County Fair Parade, 1965—1975. Organizer Democratic Women's Club Austin County, 1967. Delegate Texas Democratic Convention, Dallas, 1967—1968.

Campaign manager Judge Lee Dittert, 1967—1974. Organizer St. Mary's Episcopal Day School, 1965. Member of Chamber of Commerce, National Association Female Executives, Texas Ex-Students Association (life), Alpha Epsilon Rho.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jazz.

Connections

Married J. Lee Dittert, Junior, July 10, 1955. Children: Theresa Ann, Diana Lynn, Christopher Lee, Johanna Marie.

father:
William Mack Sandt

mother:
Helen Rosalea (Showalter) Van Sandt

spouse:
J. Lee Dittert

children:
Theresa Ann Dittert

Diana Lynn Dittert

Christopher Lee Dittert

Johanna Marie Dittert