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company executive , broadcasting executive

Edna Jane Edwards, American broadcasting executive. Member of Black Mountain Chamber of Commerce, Christian Writers Conference (secretary and assistant registrar 1979-1987), National Religious Broadcasters (board directors since 1974, secretary 1985-1988, vice president Southeast chapter 1984-1988, president Southeast chapter 1988-1990), Christian Business and Professional Women (chairman 1978-1980).


Edwards, Edna Jane was born on October 9, 1934 in Kenton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Leroy Alfred and Stella Josephine (Long) Wilcox.


Student, Marion College, 1952—1954.


Secretary Young Women’s Christian Association, Lima, Ohio, 1954—1955. Assistant library Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, 1955—1959, Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, 1959—1961. Medical secretary various hospitals Ohio, Kansas, 1961—1964.

Executive secretary Blue Ridge Broadcasting, Black Mountain, North Carolina, 1969—1973. General manager, since 1973.


  • Other Work

    • Producer (host): (radio programs) Know Your Neighbor, 1974-1987, Skip A Beat, 1978-1979, Morning Manna, since 1980.


Member Christian Business and Professional Women (chairman 1978-1980), National Religious Broadcasters (board directors 1974^, secretary 1985-1988, vice president S.E. chapter 1984-1988, president S.E. chapter 1988-1990), Christian Writers Conference (secretary and assistant registrar 1979-1987), Black Mountain Chamber of Commerce. Member Christian-Missionary Alliance.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, theater, sewing, cooking.


Married Phil Milton Edwards, August 25, 1954.

Leroy Alfred Wilcox

Stella Josephine (Long) Wilcox

Phil Milton Edwards