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Advertising executive

Joseph Wade Blaha, American advertising executive. Member National Newspapers American, Suburban Newspapers American, Oregon Newspaper Publications Association (president 1987-1988), Washington Newpapers Publications Association.

Background

Blaha, Joseph Wade was born on September 17, 1938 in Omaha. Son of Joseph Mathew Blaha and Margaret Dora (Taney) Butler.

Education

Bachelor, St. Mary's College, 1961. Postgraduate, San Francisco State College, 1963.

Career

Advertising salesman San Francisco Examiner, 1963-1965. Advertising director Polk County Itemizer-Observer, Dallas, 1965-1968. General manager Ukiah (California) Daily Journal, 1969-1970.

Publisher Polk County Itemizer-Observer, Dallas, 1971-1978. Public Lake Oswego (Oregon) Review, 1978-1984. Vice president Times Newspapers Inc., Tigard, Oregon, 1985-1987.

Vice president, chief operating officer Community Newspapers Inc., Beaverton, 1988. President, chief executive officer Robinson Public Corporation, Seattle, 1989-1992. Managing partner, Chief Executive Officer Schmidt/Westerdahl Group, Ltd., Portland, Oregon, from 1992.

President, board directors American Community Public Inc.

Membership

Member National Newspapers American, Suburban Newspapers American, Oregon Newspaper Publications Association (president 1987-1988), Washington Newpapers Publications Association.

Connections

Married Karen B. Carlson, September 17, 1982. Children: Mark, Roberta, Steven, Jennifer, Craig, Margaret.

father:
Joseph Mathew Blaha Butler

mother:
Margaret Dora (Taney) Butler

spouse:
Karen B. Carlson

child:
Mark Blaha

child:
Roberta Blaha

child:
Steven Blaha

child:
Jennifer Blaha

child:
Craig Blaha

child:
Margaret Blaha