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television producer

William Weinbaum, American television producer. Recipient National Ace and Emmy awards; scholar Northwestern University School Journalism, Leopold Schepp Foundation, Scripps-Howard Foundation, New York State Regents, Phil Donahue scholar Northwestern University Panhellenic Council, Robert R. McCormick scholar Northwestern University School Journalism, 1982.

Background

Weinbaum, William was born on September 12, 1960 in New York City. Son of Samuel and Alice Stephanie (Bilgrei) Weinbaum.

Education

International Baccalureate Degree, United Nations International School, New York, 1978. Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1982. Master of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1983.

Career

Researcher, Crain's Chicago Business, 1981-1982;freelance reporter, various broadcasters, New York City, 1983-1984;producer, MLB Prodns. & Sports Newsatellite, New York City, Stamford, Connecticutproducer, MLB Prodns. & Sports Newsatellite, South Hackensack, New Jersey, 1984-1995;producer New York Bureau,, Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, New York City, since 1995.

Play-by-play sports announcer, Station WNUR-FM, Northwestern University, 1979-1983. Instructor journalism National High School Institute, Evanston, 1982.

Membership

Member National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, New York television Academy, Writers Guild American, International Radio and television Society, Radio-television News Directors Association, Society Professional Journalists (New York Deadline Club award for television feature reporting), Northwestern University Alumni Association Greater New York (board directors since 1983, vice president 1988-1992, president 1992-1995), B'nai Brith (vice president Freedom-Lincoln-Jordan).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: genealogy, athletics.

Connections

Married Joy Caslowitz, May 5, 1996.

father:
Samuel Weinbaum

mother:
Alice Stephanie (Bilgrei) Weinbaum

spouse:
Joy Caslowitz