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Broadcasting executive

Olin Franklin Morris, American broadcasting executive. board secretary of Jobs for High School Graduates; vice-chairman United States Olympic Committee for Tennessee; committee Memphis and Shelby County Music Committee Served with United States Army, 1956-1958. Member Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Association Christians and Jews (board directors).

Background

Morris, Olin Franklin was born on November 23, 1935 in Inman, South Carolina, United States. Son of Richard Marion and Bonnie Faye (Miller) Morris.

Education

Student, Maryville College, 1954-1955;student, University Tennessee, 1958-1960.

Career

Staff announcer, newsman, Station WATE-AM-television, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1958-1960;program and production manager, Stations WPTA-television, WPTH-FM, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1960-1963;with executive staff, South Center Broadcasting Corporation, Evansville, Indiana, 1963-1964;president, general manager, Station KFSM-television, Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1986-1987;vice-president, director public affairs, Station WREG-television, Memphis, 1964-1984;vice-president, director marketing and client services, Station WREG-television, Memphis, 1984-1986;president, general manager, Station WREG-television, Memphis, since 1987.

Membership

Board secretary of Jobs for High School Graduates. Vice-chairman United States Olympic Committee for Tennessee. Committee Memphis and Shelby County Music Committee Served with United States Army, 1956-1958.

Member Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Association Christians and Jews (board directors).

Connections

Married Sandi Holder. Children: Lindle Richard (deceased), Stacy Anne.

father:
Richard Marion Morris

mother:
Bonnie Faye (Miller) Morris

spouse:
Sandi Holder

children:
Lindle Richard Morris (deceased)

Stacy Anne Morris