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telecommunications and real estate executive

John Benjamin Schwartz, American Telecommunications and real estate executive. English Spkg. Union scholar, 1969. Member of advisory board Center for Media Education, Washington, since 1993.

Background

Schwartz, John Benjamin was born on July 19, 1950 in New York City. Son of Jerome Stephen and Anne (Simmons) Schwartz.

Education

Student, Stanford University, 1969-1970.

Career

Co-founder, general manager, WYEP-FM, Pittsburgh, 1972-1975; founder, president, KBDI-television, Broomfield, Colorado, 1976-1980; telecommunication consultant, Boulder, Colorado, since 1980; president, Instrnl. Telecom. Foundation, Boulder, since 1983; general partner, J-K Realty Partners, Boulder, 1983-1996; president, The 90's Channel, Boulder, 1989-1995; chief bureaucrat, The 90's, Chicago, 1989-1992; president, Free Speech television, since 1995; manager, Rapid eye movement sleep Investments, LLC, Boulder, Colorado, since 1997. Board directors Institute for Alternative Journalism, Station WYBE-television, Philadelphia, National ITFS Association.

President, director Station KRZA-FM, Alamosa, Colorado, 1982-1984, honorary.dir., since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of advisory board Center for Media Education, Washington, since 1993.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, baseball.

Connections

Married Diane Roberta Markrow, January 12, 1985. Children: Brendan, Jonathan.

father:
Jerome Stephen Schwartz

mother:
Anne (Simmons) Schwartz

spouse:
Diane Roberta Markrow

child:
Jonathan Schwartz

child:
Brendan Schwartz