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communications executive

Van Gordon Sauter, American Communications executive. Member Radio television News Dirs. Association, Sigma Delta Chi. M C.


Sauter, Van Gordon was born on September 14, 1935 in Middletown, Ohio, United States. Son of Freeman and Cornelia (Banker) Sauter.


Bachelor, Ohio University, 1957. Master of Arts, University Missouri, 1959.


Reporter,, New Bedford (Massachusetts) Standard-Times, 1959-1963;staff writer, Detroit Free Press, 1963-1967;staff writer, Chicago Daily News, 1967-1968;news and program director, WBBM-television-Columbia Broadcasting System Radio, Chicago, 1968-1971;executive producer, Columbia Broadcasting System News (radio), 1971;director news, WBBM-television-television, Columbia Broadcasting System, Chicago, 1972-1974;Paris bureau chief, Columbia Broadcasting System News, 1974-1976;vice president program practices, Columbia Broadcasting System television Network, New York City, 1976-1977, 86;vice president, general manager, Station KNXT-television, Columbia Broadcasting System, Los Angeles, 1977-1980;president, Columbia Broadcasting System Sports, New York City, 1980-1982;president, Columbia Broadcasting System News, 1982-1983;executive vice president, Columbia Broadcasting System News, 1983-1986;executive vice president, Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., 1986;contributor articles Los Angeles Times, independent television project consultant, since 1986;president Fox News division, Fox Inc., Los Angeles, 1992-1995;president, general manager, Station KVIE-television (Public Broadcasting Service), 1995-1998.


Member Radio television News Dirs. Association, Sigma Delta Chi. M C.


Children: Mark Allen, Jeremy Banker.

Freeman Sauter

Cornelia (Banker) Sauter

Mark Allen Sauter

Jeremy Banker Sauter