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consultant , marketing professional

Mary Helen Barro, American Marketing professional, consultant. Avocations: golf, sailing, fishing, skiing, NFL football fan. F C. Recipient legislative resolution, Los Angeles City Council, California State Senate, commemorative resolution, Los Angeles County Fire Commission, Golden Mike award, 1972; named Mexican American Woman of Year, Mexican Am.Opportunity Foundation, Kern County Business Woman of Year Hispanic Chamber of C.,1991.


Barro, Mary Helen was born on June 17, 1938 in Culver City, California, United States. Daughter of Manuel and Gloria (De La Mora) Barro.


Student, University of California at Los Angeles, 1968; studied with Daws Butler, 1975-1980.


Community relations director, Station KTLA-television, Hollywood, California, 1972; producer/host, Station KNXT-television, Hollywood, 1972-1973; advertising salesperson, community relations director, Station KWKW, Hollywood, 1975-1977; news reporter, Station KTTV-television, Hollywood, 1977-1978; news anchor/reporter, producer/host, commentator, Station KZLA-AM-FM, Hollywood, 1972-1980; producer, host, American Forces Radio and television Services, Los Angeles, 1977-1983; news anchor/producer/editor, Station KRBK, Sacramento, 1982-1983; Sacramento bureau chief, Station KEZY, Anaheim, California, 1983; general manager, Station KXEM, McFarland, California, 1983-1984; station manager, Station KRCX, Roseville, California, 1984-1985; general manager, King Videocable Company, Lodi, California, 1985-1986; vice president, McGavren-Barro Broadcasting Corporation, Bakersfield, California, since 1987; vice president/general manager, Station KAFY, Bakersfield, since 1987. President, bilingual media consultant Up Front Prodns., Citrus Heights, California, since 1974.


  • Avocations: golf, sailing, fishing, skiing, NFL football fan.


  • Other Work

    • Appeared in (television shows) Eight is Enough, Marcus Welby. (film) American Gigolo. Educational films, commercials.


Advisory board member Bakersfield College Chicano Center, 1987, Mexican American Opportunity Foundation, 1987, Girl Scouts, Joshua Tree Council, 1987, Centro Olin, 1987. Member California Association Latins in Broadcasting, United States Hispanic Chamber of C., United States Hispanic Women's Committee of Chamber (board directors since 1990), Business and Professional Women of Bakersfield, Women in Cable, Radio and television News Directors Association, American Hispanic Owned Radio Association (president 1991), Sacramento Press Club, Sundale Country Club Rio Bravo Country Club.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, sailing, fishing, skiing, nfl football fan.


Manuel Barro

Gloria (De La Mora) Barro