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television station executive

Mary Catherine Carnie, American television station executive. Certified in Acting Pasadena Playhouse College Theatre Arts, 1959.


Carnie, Mary Catherine was born on October 25, 1938 in Clayton, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Ories Kendall and Harriet Catherine (Scheffer) White.


Professional actress Turn Century Cabaret Theatre, El Paso, Texas, 1962—1973. Continuity assistant KROD-television, El Paso, 1968—1969. Drama critic El Paso Journal, 1977—1978.

Continuity director KDBC-television, El Paso, since 1969, continuity/promotion manager, since 1982. Teacher's aide El Paso Public Schools, 1967. Researcher biographical dictionary Notable Women in American Theatre, 1982.


  • Certified in Acting Pasadena Playhouse College Theatre Arts, 1959.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author (stage play): A Story Of Tender Love, Or Mass Entanglement In The Tender Trap, 1964. Scriptwriter Your Chamber and You, 1981, Your Zoo Needs You, 1973. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member task force Cultural Planning Project, El Paso, 1985. Director education El Paso Zoological Society Board, 1974. Board directors Delta Day Care Center, 1973—1978.

Member scholarship committee, vocational placement advisory committee El Paso, Ysleta Indiana School District, since 1979. Ruling elder Presbyterian Church, 1971—1977. Member of National Federation Press Women, Texas Press Women (recording secretary 1983-1985), Broadcasting Promotion and Marketing Executives, Actor's Fund American (life), United Presbyterian Women.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel.


Married Gary Miles Carnie, December 22, 1958 (divorced May 1969). 1 child Kendall Joanne.

Ories Kendall White

Harriet Catherine (Scheffer) White

Gary Miles Carnie

Kendall Joanne Carnie