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Broadcasting executive

Richard Morris Pack, American Broadcasting executive. Member president's county social work education New York University, 1963-1973. With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. M C.

Background

Pack, Richard Morris was born on November 22, 1915 in New York City. Son of Charles and Bertha (Gross) Pack.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, New York University, 1938.

Career

Director publicity and continuity, Station Way of New York City, New York City, 1938-1940; director publicity, Station WOR, New York City, 1942-1947; director programming, Station WNEW, New York City, 1949-1952; director programming and operations, Station W National Broadcasting Company and WNBT-television, New York City, 1952-1954; vice president programming, Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, Inc., New York City, 1955-1965; senior vice president programming and production, Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, Inc., New York City, 1965-1972; president, Group W Films, 1966-1972; executive adviser to chairman, Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, 1972-1976. Creative consultant Post-Newsweek Stations, Washington, 1972-1976. Distinguished visiting lecturer telecommunications and film San Diego State University, 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Executive producer film: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. Author: (with Jo Ranson) Opportunities in Radio, 1948, Opportunities in Television, 1950. Editor television Quarterly, since 1981.

Membership

Member president's county social work education New York University, 1963-1973. With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. M C.

Connections

Married Laura Lipkin, June 27, 1940. Children: Robert N., Judith (deceased).

father:
Charles Pack

mother:
Bertha (Gross) Pack

spouse:
Laura Lipkin

child:
Judith Pack (deceased)

child:
Robert N. Pack