Schaffer, Miriam Ellen was born on January 15, 1955 in Providence. Daughter of Joseph Jess and Eva (Levine) Schaffer.
Bachelor, Skidmore College, 1977.
Producer, Station WCPX-television, Orlando, Florida, 1977-1979;
producer, Station WNEP-television, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1979-1980;
producer, Station KRON-television, San Francisco, 1981-1986;
publicist, All Star Promotions, Walnut Creek, California, since 1986;
Married Jeffrey Louis Idelson, April 14, 1984. Children: Laiah Jo, Joseph S.