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Advertising executive

Kenneth Christen Keller, American advertising executive. Recipient Lyricist Best Radio Commercial award International Association Fairs and Expns., Ohio State Fair, 1978, 81.

Background

Keller, Kenneth Christen was born on February 17, 1939. Son of Theodore G. and Edna L. (Christen) Keller.

Education

Student, Ohio State University, 1959.

Career

Part-time staff announcer WMNI, Columbus, Ohio, 1958-1959, WTVN and WBNS-television, Columbus, 1959. Staff announcer WRFD, Worthington, Ohio, 1959-1961. Staff announcer, news supervisor, program director WOSU, Columbus, 1961-1965.

On-air talent Station WBNS, 1962-1965. Copywriter Joe Hill & Associates, 1965-1966. Creative director Myers, Ault & Associates, 1966-1970.

Co-owner, account executive Angeletti, Wise & Keller, 1970-1972. Co-owner TRIAD, 1972-1986, owner, 1986—2001, co-owner, since 2002. Vice president, director creative services, TRIAD, Columbus, 1972-1985, president, 1985-2001, chairman, since 2002.

Membership

Board directors Friends of WOSU, 1981-1988, president, 1985-1987. Appointed by Franklin County Commissioners to board directors Center Ohio Marketing Council, 1986-1989. Member congregation council All Saints Church, 1995-2001, vice president, 1999-2001.

Pronouncer Scripps-Howard Regional Spelling Bee, since 1984. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists (chapter president 1978), Kiwanis Club Columbus (trustee 1999-2001), Columbus Society Communicating Arts (life, president 1977).

Connections

Married Mary Carolyn Folsom, September 10, 1960. Children: Kathryn Elizabeth, David Folsom.

father:
Theodore G. Keller

mother:
Edna L. (Christen) Keller

spouse:
Mary Carolyn Folsom

child:
Kathryn Elizabeth Keller

child:
David Folsom Keller