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Broadcasting executive

Robert C. Weis, American broadcasting executive. Recipient Abby award Milwaukee Advertising Club, 1977, 78; named Sales and Marketing Executive of Year, Sales and Marketing magazine, 1972, Boss of Year, Freeport Jaycess, 1986.

Background

Weis, Robert C. was born on April 27, 1938 in Milwaukee. Son of Richard A. and Dorothy D. (Hammer) Weis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1978.

Career

Sales manager, Station WYLO-AM, Milwaukee, 1960-1964;general sales manager, Oklahoma Public Company, Milwaukee, 1964-1970;general manager, Schlitz Broadcast, Milwaukee, 1970-1976;general sales manager, Great Trail Broadcasting, Milwaukee, 1976-1978;vice president, general manager, B & H Broadcasting, Milwaukee, 1978-1982;president, general manager Station WFPS-FM, Weis Inc., Freeport, Illinois, since 1982. Lecturer various organizations. Consultant professional sports teams.

Membership

President Downtown Business Association, Freeport, since 1984. Board directors Freeport Economic Development, since 1982, Public Safety Committee, since 1982, American Red Cross, Freeport, since 1986. Served with United States Air Force, 1954-1956, Korea.

Member National Association Broadcasters, Illinois Broadcasters Association, Radio Advertising Bureau Clubs: Evergreen. Lodges: Rotary (board directors Freeport chapter since 1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: college basketball coach, fund raising.

Connections

Married, 1956; children: Sandra, Sherrie, Debbie, Dawn, Lorie.

father:
Richard A. Weis

mother:
Dorothy D. (Hammer) Weis

children:
Sandra Weis

Sherrie Weis

Debbie Weis

Dawn Weis

Lorie Weis