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Public relations executive

William Frank Patterson, American public relations executive. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1954-1958, Korea. Member Public Relations Society (Prism award 1985, 87), Society Professional Journalists (president 1978), Press Club of Ohio (president 1972), Columbus Chamber of C. (committee member 1982-1990).

Background

Patterson, William Frank was born on July 14, 1936 in Dayton, Ohio, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ohio University, 1962. Master in Journalism, Ohio State University, 1968.

Career

News reporter, Taft Broadcasting, Columbus, Ohio., 1962-1966; news director, Taft Broadcasting, Columbus, Ohio., 1966-1984; vice president public relations, Hameroff/Milenthal/Spence, Inc., Columbus, 1984-1986; vice president communications, Hameroff/Milenthal/Spence, Inc., Columbus, since 1986. Associate professor Ohio State University, Columbus, 1972-1974, Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio, 1976-1978.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: How to Understand the News Media, 1986.

Membership

Sergeant United States Air Force, 1954-1958, Korea. Member Public Relations Society (Prism award 1985, 87), Society Professional Journalists (president 1978), Press Club of Ohio (president 1972), Columbus Chamber of C. (committee member 1982-1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing, boating, swimming.

Connections

Son of Walter E. Patterson. Divorced; children: Penni, Patrick, Timothy.

father:
Walter E. Patterson Patterson

child:
Patrick Patterson

child:
Penni Patterson

child:
Timothy Patterson