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Michael Beck Styer, American film professional. Recipient National Emmy/Dupont, television Academy of Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles, Programmer of Year/Cine Gold Eagle, Southern Educational Communications Association, Columbia, South Carolina.


Styer, Michael Beck was born on December 30, 1941 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William F. and Romaine (Beck) Styer.


Bachelor of Science in Communications, Syracuse University, 1963.


Executive producer WJZ-television, Baltimore, 1967-1970. Assistant program manager KWY-television, Philadelphia, 1970-1971. Program manager WGHP-television, High Point, North Carolina, 1971-1973.

Executive producer Maryland Public television, Owings Mills, 1973-1983, director, programming, 1984-1986, vice president broadcasting, 1986-1991, senior vice president broadcasting, 1991-1992. Director fundraising programs Public Broadcasting Service, Alexandria, Virginia, 1993. Director Maryland Film Office, Baltimore, since 1994.

Consultant Maryland Department of Education, 1992, Maryland Juv. Justice Commission, 1991, Maryland Drug Commission, 1989. Director WIIC-television, Pittsburgh.


  • Other Work

    • Executive producer: (public television series) On Stage of WOIF Trap, 1988-1991, (Public Broadcasting Service Staples) Kirov Ballet at WOLF-Trap, 1989 (Emmy), Other Faces of AIDS, 1989 (DuPont award, International Cine award).


Executive board directors Maryland Humanities Council, Baltimore, 1997. Executive board directors, secretary Babe Ruth Museum, Baltimore, 1996-1998. Member Association of Film Commissioners International, American Marketing Association, Advertising and Professional Club of Baltimore (board directors 1993-1997).


William F. Styer

Romaine (Beck) Styer