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Communications executive

Richard Isaiah Young, American communications executive. Recipient Environmental Leadership medal United Nations Environment Program, 1982, World Environment Festival award PROBE, 1985, citation American Diabetes Association, 1986. Served to Captain United States Air Force, 1960-1963. Member International Quorum of Film and Video Producers.

Background

Young, Richard Isaiah was born on March 26, 1938 in Massachusetts, United States. Son of Irwin Mitchell and Ruth Diane (Potter) Young.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Syracuse University, 1960.

Career

Filmmaker, consultant Life Magazine, New York City, 1963-1970. President Dick Young Productions, Ltd., since 1969. Advisory member Council on International Non-Theatrical Events, Washington, since 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Cinematographer (television series) Big Blue Marble (Emmy award 1978). Producer, director (documentaries) Remember Me (Oscar nomination 1979), It's the Same World (Oscar nomination 1980), Journey for Survival (Oscar nomination 1981).

Membership

Served to Captain United States Air Force, 1960-1963. Member International Quorum of Film and Video Producers. Clubs: Explorers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis.

Connections

Married Carole Kohn Young, November 25, 1977. Children: Lisa, Heather, Marisa.

father:
Irwin Mitchell Young

mother:
Ruth Diane (Potter) Young

spouse:
Carole Kohn Young

children:
Lisa Young

Heather Young

Marisa Young