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broadcasting association executive

Robert M. Light, American broadcasting association executive. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient honor Los Angeles County Board Supervisors, Los Angeles City Council.

Background

Light, Robert M. was born on June 23, 1911 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Louis and Sally (Conn) Light.

Education

Student, public schools, Denver and New York City.

Career

Actor theater, radio, television, NBC, New York City, 1934-1939; contract player, Warner Studios, Hollywood, California, 1935-1937; writer, director, radio programs, ABC, NBC, Los Angeles, 1939-1942; teacher, executive director refresher course, AFRA, Los Angeles, 1946-1949; writer Alan Ladd Radio Show, Abbott Kimbal Company Advertising, Los Angeles, 1949-1953; director promotion and advertising western division, Radio-Keith-Orpheum General, Los Angeles, 1953-1959; president, Southern California Broadcasters Association, Hollywood, 1959-1989; president emeritus, since 1989. Lecturer, teacher University of California at Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles City College, London U.

Membership

Member Los Angeles County Highway Safety Commission. Member advisory council Southern California Association Governments. Board directors Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters, member PPB Diamond Circle.

Lieutenant colonel Armed Forces Radio, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Southern California Theater Association (vice president).

Connections

Married Margaret Colville Dodgson, October 2, 1943. 1 child, Robert Louis. Married Julie Fraser Giguere, December 10, 1953.

Children: Jonathan Fraser, Lisa Light Piscitelli.

father:
Louis Light

mother:
Sally (Conn) Light

spouse:
Margaret Colville Dodgson

spouse:
Julie Fraser Giguere

child:
Jonathan Fraser Light

child:
Robert Louis Light

child:
Lisa Light Piscitelli Light