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Public relations executive

Medford Lane Talburt, American public relations executive. Recipient television Programming Series Gold award United Way American, 1982; named Communicator of Year, International Association Business Communicators, 1980.

Background

Talburt, Medford Lane was born on June 18, 1939 in McAlester, Oklahoma, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Hardin-Simmons University, 1963.

Career

Chief film editor, script writer WKY-television News, Oklahoma City, 1959-1960. Reporter, wire editor Abilene (Texas) Reporter News, 1960-1964. Director public relations Dallas Baptist College, 1967-1969.

Staff supervisor news media relations Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Companies, Washington, 1972-1976. Manager employment information American Telephone & Telegraph Company, New York City, 1976-1978. Information assistant Southwestern Bell Telephone, Dallas, 1964-1965, division public relations supervisor, 1965-1967, information supervisor St. Louis, 1969-1970, public relations supervisor Topeka, 1971-1972, district manager employee information Dallas, 1978-1983, district manager television communications St. Louis, 1983-1991.

President Lane Talburt & Associates, Inc., since 1992.

Religion

Once one is saved, that person cannot fall from God’s grace.

Politics

Capital punishment be administered only when the pursuit of truth and justice result in clear and overwhelming evidence of guilt.

Views

Different kinds of small groups inside the overall Baptist movement should be encouraged to developed, so that both leaders and members of the societies could receive support and challenge in their faith.

Membership

Fellow Public Relations Society of America (accredited, vice chairman national conference committee 1991, president St. Louis chapter 1991, President award 1990, Toth Communications awards 1974, 75). Member International Teleprodn. Society, Audio Visual Management Association (board directors south central region 1990-1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, reading.

Connections

Son of Master of Laws and Ruth (Heathcock) T. Married Sonja Gale Bass, June 11, 1983. Children from previous marriage: Gregory Lane, Jeffrey Don, Kimberly Kaye, Nicole Suzanne.

father:
Master Talburt

spouse:
Sonja Gale Bass