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Roger Douglas Rice

artist , television executive

Roger Douglas Rice, American television executive, artist. Chairman United States/Japan Cultural Exchange, 1974; member Japan-United States Friendship Commission; board directors Advertising Council; Member National Association Broadcasters (board directors television code review board 1971-1974).

Background

Rice, Roger Douglas was born on February 20, 1921 in Spokane, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Leland L. and Bernice B. (Metcalf) Rice.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Washington, 1944.

Career

With, KING Radio, Seattle, 1947-1951, 53-54;station manager, KTVW-television, Seattle, Tacoma, 1954-1955;general sales manager, WIIC-television, Pittsburgh, 1955-1966;general manager, WIIC-television, 1966-1968;vice president, general manager, Cox Broadcasting Corporation TeleVision for YoU, San Francisco, Oakland, California, 1968-1974;president, chief Executive officer, television Bureau Advertising, New York City, 1974-1988. Also abstract artist. Board directors Palm Springs Air Museum.

Membership

Chairman United States/Japan Cultural Exchange, 1974. Member Japan-United States Friendship Commission. Board directors Advertising Council.

Member National Association Broadcasters (board directors television code review board 1971-1974). Clubs: President Committee of 25 (vice president), Thunderbird Country (board directors, Rancho Mirage, California).

Connections

Married Molly Herron, February 22, 1946. Children: Stephannie Lee, Roger Douglas.

father:
Leland L. Rice

mother:
Bernice B. (Metcalf) Rice

spouse:
Molly Herron

children:
Stephannie Lee Rice

Roger Douglas Rice