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news and commentary production assistant

Tonya Raye Bass, American news and commentary production assistant. Recipient Blackburn-Spencer Achievement award; McGraw-Hill minorities in broadcasting scholar, Ohio War Orphan scholar, Sadie T.M. Alexander Memorial scholar, National Academy television Arts and Sciences Memorial Scholar. Member Columbia Broadcasting System Black Employees Association, Writers Guild American.


Bass, Tonya Raye was born on February 14, 1963 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Raymond Daniel and Ann Wilmore Bass.


Bachelor of Communications, Ohio University, 1985.


Production staff Newswatch, Station WOUB-WOUC-television, Athens, Ohio., 1981-1985;production assistant COM-television, College Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, 1984-1985;continuity coordinator, Stations WPTD, WPTO-television, Dayton, 1985-1986;audio-video technician, Projection Inc., New York City, 1987;assistant graphics director, ABC Wide World of Sports, New York City, 1987;production assistant, National Collegiate Athletic Association television Sports, New York City, 1986-1987;production assistant, Columbia Broadcasting System Sportsbreak, New York City, since 1987;production intern The Cosby Show, Carsey Warner Prodns., New York City, 1987-1988;national assignment desk assistant, Columbia Broadcasting System Network News, New York City, since 1988. Television relations coordinator Black Communications Caucus, Athens, 1981-1985. Intern COM-television, Athens, 1984-1985.


  • Other Work

    • Assistant producer, lyricist (music video) Basketball's Not Only for Boys, 1987.


Member Columbia Broadcasting System Black Employees Association, Writers Guild American.


Raymond Daniel

Ann Wilmore Bass