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Communication executive

John Leslie Bassett, American Communication executive. Recipient American Advertising Federation National award, 1974. Member Sacramento Valley Marketing Association (director) since 1988), Sacramento Public Relations Association.

Background

Bassett, John Leslie was born on March 5, 1935 in Cleveland. Son of Leslie M. and Jean Clark (Primrose) Bassett.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Kent State University, 1957.

Career

Editor, Ohio Edison Company, Akron, Ohio., 1957-1960; reporter, Fairchild Publs., Inc., San Francisco, 1960-1962; advertising manager, North America Securities Company, Inc., San Francisco, 1962-1965; account executive, Pacific Advertising Staff, Oakland, California, 1965-1970; president, Creative Department, Inc., San Francisco, 1970-1973; president, Bassett Communications, Inc., Sacramento, 1986-1988; president, Thomas/Rahm/Bassett Communications, Sacramento, since 1988; senior vice president, creative director, David W. Evans, Inc., San Francisco, 1973-1974; owner, principal, John Bassett Communications, Sacramento, 1974-1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Creative director magazine media Bay Area Health Association, 1973, television media Sacramento Mncpl. Utility District, 1977, Northern California Pontiac Dealers, 1984 (Golden Crest award 1985).

Membership

Member Sacramento Valley Marketing Association (director) since 1988), Sacramento Public Relations Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: camping, softball.

Connections

Married Susan M., March 23, 1969 (divorced 1983). Children: Elizabeth, Brian, Kathryn. Married Marta V., January 1, 1984.

father:
Leslie M. Bassett

mother:
Jean Clark (Primrose) Bassett

spouses:
Marta V.

Susan M.

children:
Kathryn Bassett

Brian Bassett

Elizabeth Bassett