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Ken Courtright, American newscaster.

Background

Courtright, Ken was born on October 26, 1935 in Dover, Ohio, United States. Son of William Ellsworth Courtright and Eda Marta (Vogely) Fankhauser.

Career

Disc jockey, various radio stations, 1950-1956; newscaster, Station WERE, Cleveland, 1956-1959; newscaster, Station KYW, Cleveland, 1960-1971; assistant news director, Station WJW, Cleveland, 1971-1978; news director, Station WSLR, Akron, Ohio., 1978-1980; station manager, Station WBGB, Mount Dora, Florida, 1981-1983; news director, Tuscarawas Broadcasting, Uhrichsville, New Philadelphia, Ohio., 1985-1995; newscaster, Station WWWE-television, Cleveland, 1990-1992; news director, Station WQKT-television, Wooster, since 1996. Commercial announcer The Garden Rebel Show, Orlando, Florida, 1986-1992.

Connections

Son of William Ellsworth Courtright and Eda Marta (Vogely) Fankhauser. M.Debra Jean Durham, February 14, 1976. Children: Jeffrey Ken, Julie MartaJean, Jillian Mary Ruth, A.K., Ellen Kay, Sean Nelson, Robin Lee.

father:
William Ellsworth Courtright Fankhauser

mother:
Eda Marta (Vogely) Fankhauser

spouse:
Debra Jean Durham

children:
A.K. Courtright

Jillian Mary Ruth Courtright

Sean Nelson Courtright

Robin Lee Courtright

Julie Marta Jean Courtright

Ellen Kay Courtright

Jeffrey Ken Courtright