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broadcaster , consultant , journalist , public relations

Richard Orrin Waters, American Journalist, broadcaster, public relations consultant. Member Society Professional Journalists (member Washington chapter, president Charlotte chapter), National Press Club, Radio and television News Dirs. Association, Washington Rubber Group (vice president), Rotary International M C.

Background

Waters, Richard Orrin was born on January 8, 1935 in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States.

Education

Student, University North Carolina, 1954, 69;student, Brevard College, 1955-1956.

Career

Assistant director, Tire Industry Safety Council, Washington, 1977-1982;public relations/admissions representative, Computer Learning Center, Boston and Washington, 1982-1984;wire editor, Newhouse News Svc., Washington, 1984-1990;writer, producer, News United States of America, Alexandria, Virginia, 1990-1993;public relations consultant, Richard Waters & Associations, Etowah, North Carolina, since 1993. News director, program director Station WHKP, Hendersonville, North Carolina. Producer, reporter Station WBT-WBTV, Charlotte, North Carolina.

News director for radio, assistant news director for television, Station WSOC-AM-FM-television, Charlotte. Writer/editor Associated Press, Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina.

Membership

Member Society Professional Journalists (member Washington chapter, president Charlotte chapter), National Press Club, Radio and television News Dirs. Association, Washington Rubber Group (vice president), Rotary International M C.

Connections

Married DeAnne Almond, April 21, 1962. Children: Richard Orrin II, Rodney M., C. Todd, Trent A.

spouse:
DeAnne Almond

children:
Richard Orrin II Waters

Rodney M. Waters

C. Todd Waters

Trent A. Waters