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Advertising and marketing executive

Roger William Yost, American advertising and marketing executive. Recipient 4 Clio awards, 1984-1985, 87-89. Communications consultant United Way, Portland, 1977-1980. Member Portland Advertising Federation (board directors 1975-1981, president 1979-1980, Advertising Professional of the Year 1982), Northwest Nursery Buyers Association (board directors since 1998), Oregon Association Nurserymen.

Background

Yost, Roger William was born on January 6, 1936 in Wesson, Mississippi, United States. Son of Paul Leslie and Mary Josephine (Hardcastle) Yost.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1958.

Career

Reporter, columnist, day sports editor Chicago Sun-Times, 1954-1959. Accounts supervisor J. Walter Thompson Company, Chicago, 1959-1965. Producer nationally syndicated television panel show Investors Forum, 1962-1965.

Director advertising and public relations Jantzen Inc., Portland, Oregon, 1965-1989, vice president advertising and marketing, 1989-1998. President Springbrook Farms and Garden Center, Newberg, Oregon, since 1994, Quaid-i-Azam Enterprises, Inc., Real Estate Investments, since 1984, Wine Country Nursery and Aquarium, since 1995, Wine Country Communications, since 1996. Board directors The Fashion Association.

Vice president, board directors American Advertising Museum, Portland, 1986-1996. President, director Illinois Junior Miss Pageant, Chicago, 1962-1965. Board directors Woolknit Associates, New York City.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Raleigh Guide to Boating, 1964. Producer (television film) OPUS 44 Jerry West's Own Story, 1974. Director, narrator (television Films) On Surfing & Windsurfing, 1979-1987.

      Director, producer (music videos) So Beautiful, Sweet Kona, and others. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Communications consultant United Way, Portland, 1977-1980. Member Portland Advertising Federation (board directors 1975-1981, president 1979-1980, Advertising Professional of the Year 1982), Northwest Nursery Buyers Association (board directors since 1998), Oregon Association Nurserymen.

Connections

Married Barbara Helen Brown, August 19, 1955 (deceased July 1989). Children: Kathryn Elizabeth Anderson, Douglas Roger. Married Patricia Ann Warren, January 1, 1991.

father:
Paul Leslie Yost

mother:
Mary Josephine (Hardcastle) Yost

spouse:
Barbara Helen Brown

spouse:
Patricia Ann Warren

child:
Kathryn Elizabeth Anderson Yost

child:
Douglas Roger Yost