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William John Katsafanas

communications executive

William John Katsafanas, American communications executive. President Northampton Community Association, Baltimore, 1978-1980, member Better Business Bureau St. Louis, Missouri, since 1984 (advertising review committee). Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1961-1963. Member St. Louis Advertising Club (board directors since 1987), television Bureau Advertising (sales advisory committee since 1986).

Background

Katsafanas, William John was born on April 28, 1938 in Pittsburgh. Son of John William and Tina (Dugan) Katsafanas.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Pittsburgh, 1961.

Career

Account executive Station WTAE-television, Pittsburgh, 1966-1971, national sales manager, 1972-1974. General sales manager Station WBAL-television, Baltimore, 1974-1978, vice president sales, 1978-1980. Vice president, general sales manager Station KSBW-television, Monterey, California, 1980-1981.

Midwest representative Columbia Pictures television, Chicago, 1981-1983. General sales manager Station KAKE-television, Wichita, Kansas, 1983-1984, Station KSDK-television, St. Louis, since 1984. Chairman Wichita Broadcasters Electronic Seminars, 1984.

Membership

President Northampton Community Association, Baltimore, 1978-1980, member Better Business Bureau St. Louis, Missouri, since 1984 (advertising review committee). Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1961-1963. Member St. Louis Advertising Club (board directors since 1987), television Bureau Advertising (sales advisory committee since 1986).

Clubs: Glen Echo Country. (St. Louis). Lodges: Masons.

Connections

Married Lois Shortuse, August 21, 1965. Children: John William II, Emily Harley.