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Broadcast executive

Gaylord Lew Ayers, American broadcast executive. Chairman Ashland City (Tennessee) Merchants Association, 1985-1986. Member Nashville Academy television Arts and Sciences.

Background

Ayers, Gaylord Lew was born on July 11, 1935 in Madison, South Dakota, United States. Son of Milton Bernard and Virginia Dare (Thompson) Ayers.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University South Dakota, 1966. Master of Arts, University South Dakota, 1969.

Career

Copywriter, Station KROC-television, Rochester, Minnesota, 1957-1959; director traffic, Station KAYS-television, Hays, Kansas, 1959-1960; director operations, Station KORN-television, Mitchell, South Dakot, 1960-1965; producer, director, Station KUSD-television, Vermillion, South Dakot, 1965-1969; manager production, Station WDCN-television, Nashville, 1969-1970; program manager, Station WDCN-television, Nashville, since 1970. Chairman public television council Southern Ednl. Communications Association.

Membership

Chairman Ashland City (Tennessee) Merchants Association, 1985-1986. Member Nashville Academy television Arts and Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: flying, fishing, antique restoration, reading, writing.

Connections

Married Brenda Gale Primm, June 20, 1970.

father:
Milton Bernard Ayers

mother:
Virginia Dare (Thompson) Ayers

spouse:
Brenda Gale Primm