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broadcasting educator

Gerald Elbert Weaver, American Broadcasting educator. Recipient College Radio Program of Year award Council Advancement and Support of Education, 1976. Advance man The White House, Mobile, Alabama, Jackson, Mississippi, 1976; mem.Nat. Advisory Council Women's Ednl. Programs, unites states department Education, 1975-1978. Member Broadcast Education Association, Radio/television News Dirs. Association, Society Professional Journalists, Lions.

Background

Weaver, Gerald Elbert was born on May 25, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Lauren A. and Margaret A. (Lind) Weaver.

Education

Bachelor in Radio and television, University of the Pacific, 1960. Master of Arts in Radio and television, University Mississippi, 1977.

Career

Newsman, disc jockey, Station Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Santa Barbara, California, 1960-1961;newsman, Station KCRA-television, Sacramento, California, 1961-1964;news bureau director, U. Pacific, Stockton, California, 1964-1969;public relations director, Whitter (California) College, 1969-1971;assistant professor, Mississippi U. for Women, Columbus, 1977-1979;public information director, Mississippi U. for Women, Columbus, 1971-1979;associate professor journalism and broadcasting, U. Alaska, Fairbanks, 1979-1987;assistant professor speech committee, Eastern Illinois U., Charleston, 1987-1989;instructor broadcasting, Prince William Sound Community College, Valdez, Alaska., 1989-1990;instructor broadcasting, Centralia (Washington) College, 1990-1991;associate professor mass committee, Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado, since 1991. Consultant Station KCIN, Victorville, California, 1980. Newsman, production assistant Station KIAK, Fairbanks, 1981-1983.

General manager, co-owner Station KGHX, Fairbanks,1983-1985. Public relations consultant College of Desert, Palm Desert, California, 1984. Owner Station WROX, Clarksdale, Mississippi, 1992-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Executive producer, narrator audio tape programs including Alaska, Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Producer radio program Remembering, Stations KAUC-FM, KGHX. Co-producer television programs On The Record, Newsmakers, Station KUAC-television.

Membership

Advance man The White House, Mobile, Alabama, Jackson, Mississippi, 1976. Member National Advisory Council Women's Educational Programs, United States Department Education, 1975-1978. Member Broadcast Education Association, Radio/television News Directors Association, Society Professional Journalists, Lions.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, traveling.

Connections

Married Bonnie Sasse, September 1, 1963 (divorced 1980). Children: Robert, Chris.

father:
Lauren A. Weaver

mother:
Margaret A. (Lind) Weaver

spouse:
Bonnie Sasse

children:
Robert Weaver

Chris Weaver