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curator , educator

Ronald Charles Simon, American Curator. Member NATAS (panelist and juror for numerous awards since 1985, editorial board television Quarterly since 1987), International Radio and television Society.

Background

Simon, Ronald Charles was born on February 23, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel Charles and Emily (Luzenberg) Simon.

Education

Bachelor, Dickinson College, 1973;postgraduate, British Film and television Institute, Stirling, Scotland, 1973;postgraduate, Columbia University, 1973-1975.

Career

Researcher, NBC, New York City, 1974-1977;manager media production, 1st Boston Corporation, New York City, 1978-1978;curator television,, Museum television and Radio, New York City, since 1979. Adjunct Professor Hunter College, CUNY, since 1987, Columbia University, New York City, since 1991. Consultant, lecturer to music and colleges, including Smithsonian Institution, Whitney Museum American Art, New York University, Cooper Hewitt Museum, since 1985.

Works

Membership

Member George Foster Peabody Awards Board, 2003—2009, chair, 2008—2009. Member consultative council IETV, Brazil. Board directors United Action for Animals, 2004—2007.

Member of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (panelist and juror for numerous awards since 1985, member editorial board television Quarterly since 1987), television Ltd. (board directors since 2000).

Connections

father:
Samuel Charles Simon

mother:
Emily (Luzenberg) Simon