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James David Farmer, American Journalist. Recipient Emmy award Academy television Arts and Sciences, New York City, 1976, Cable Aceaward National Cable television Academy, 1994; named Outstanding Alumnus, University of Southern California School Journalism, 1994. Member Radio and television News Association (board directors since 1994, Golden Mike award 1969, 90).

Background

Farmer, James David was born on June 16, 1938 in Quincy, Ohio, United States. Son of James Harvey and Claire Gertrude (Paulson) Farmer.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1961.

Career

Reporter, The Associated Press, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, 1961-1963;reporter, assistant city editor, The San Diego (California) Union, 1963-1968;producer, KNXT-television (now KCBS-television), Los Angeles, 1968-1971;executive producer, WCBS-television, New York City, 1971-1979;producer, Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1979-1983;supervising producer, Cable News Network, Atlanta, 1984-1987;bureau chief, Cable News Network, Los Angeles, 1987-1988;vice president, bureau chief, Cable News Network, New York City, 1988-1990;vice president, bureau chief, Cable News Network, Los Angeles, since 1990.

Membership

Member Radio and television News Association (board directors since 1994, Golden Mike award 1969, 90).

Connections

Married Hinda Schorr, July 23, 1960. Children: Melissa, Richard James.

father:
James Harvey Farmer

mother:
Claire Gertrude (Paulson) Farmer

spouse:
Hinda Schorr

children:
Melissa Farmer

Richard James Farmer