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Communication educator , freelance journalist

Van Thomas Roberts, American communication educator, freelance journalist. Recipient 2d Place Spot News award Mississippi Associated Press, 1987-1988. Member Golden triangle Advertising Federation, Public Relations Association Mississippi, Mississippi Association Broadcasters.

Background

Roberts, Van Thomas was born on August 21, 1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Thomas Tubb and Ida Ellen (Yelverton) Roberts.

Education

Bachelor in English Literature, Mississippi State University, 1976. Postgraduate, Mississippi State University. Master of Arts in Speech, Theatre, Filmmaking, University Mississippi, 1978.

Career

Radio news director WMBC-AM/WJWF-FM, Columbus, Mississippi, 1978-1979. Broadcast assistant University Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, 1979-1980. News reporter, videographer WCBI-television Channel 4, Columbus, 1981-1984, 86-88.

Logging geologist Integrated Drilling & Logging, Houston, 1984-1986. Instructor communications Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, since 1988.

Membership

Member Golden triangle Advertising Federation, Public Relations Association Mississippi, Mississippi Association Broadcasters.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: film and video production.

Connections

father:
Thomas Tubb Roberts

mother:
Ida Ellen (Yelverton) Roberts