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John Lenard Scott

broadcast executive

John Lenard Scott, American broadcast executive.

Background

Scott, John Lenard was born on May 19, 1921 in Morrisville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Lawrence and Toretta Amelia (Block) Silverstein.

Education

Bachelor, Kent State University, 1943.

Career

Anchorman, reporter, and correspondent, Station WOR and WOR-television division Mutual Radio-Keith-Orpheum Broadcasting System, New York City, 1943-1978;president, Infocom Broadcast Services, Inc., New York City and Princeton, New Jersey, 1978-1990;president, Media Resource Center, Inc., Princeton, 1981-1992;special correspondent, producer, spokesman, New Jersey Public television, Trgnton, since 1990.

Works

Membership

Trustee Foundation Thanatology, College Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York City, since 1988, Greater Trenton (New Jersey) Symphony Society, since 1990, Ellarslie/Trenton City Museum, since 1994. Board directors Hemlock Farms Committee Association, Hawley, Pennsylvania, vice president, 1984-1986. Member Overseas Press Club, National Press Club, New York Press Club, Society Silurians, Sigma Delta Chi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: photography.

Connections

Married Frances Allen, September 16, 1944 (divorced 1960). Children: Lawrence Lee, Amelia Dorothy Scott Cozart. Married Rose Light Nussbaum, September 30, 1995.

father:
John Lawrence Silverstein

mother:
Toretta Amelia (Block) Silverstein

spouses:
Frances Allen

Rose Light Nussbaum

children:
Lawrence Lee Scott

Amelia Dorothy Scott Cozart Scott