Richard Cameron Thrall

Occupation: Broadcast Executive
Born: Delaware, Ohio, November 13, 1929

Education:
BA, Miami University, Oxford, OH (1951)

Career:
Retired (1996)
Senior Vice President of Programming, Multimedia Entertainment, New York City (1994-1996)
Senior Vice President of Operations and Administration, Multimedia Entertainment, New York City (1988-1994)
Senior Vice President, General Manager, Multimedia Entertainment of Tennessee, Nashville (1984-1988)
Senior Vice President, Multimedia Entertainment, Cincinnati (1982-1984)
Vice President of Programming, Multimedia Broadcasting, Cincinnati (1976-1982)
Manager of TV Programming, Avco Broadcasting, Cincinnati, (1970-1976)
Manager of Corporate TV, Avco Broadcasting, Cincinnati, (1968-1970)
Program Manager, Station WLWC, Columbus (1967-1968)
Assistant Program Director, Station KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh (1963-1967)
Public Affairs Director, Station KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh (1959-1963)
Producer, Director, Station KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh (1957-1959)
Producer, Director, Station WBNS-TV, Columbus, OH (1951-1957)

Career Related:
Freelance Producer, Writer, Program Consultant (1996-Present)

Military:
Midshipman, U.S. Navy (1947-1948)

Creative Works:
Writer, Numerous TV Scripts and Songs

Awards:
Silver Circle Award (2005); International Friendship Award, Nashville Songwriters Association (1985); Outstanding Country Special Award, Music City News, Nashville, (1983-1987); Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels; Three Regional Emmy Awards; Two National Emmy Award Certificates

Memberships:
Country Music Association; Chairman, National Awards Committee, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (1989-2002); Board of Governors, MidSouth Chapter, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (1985-1987); President, Columbus/Dayton/Cincinnati Chapter, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (1980-1983)

Religion:
Congregationalist

Family:
Son of Richard Cameron; Pauline (Taylor) T
Married Shirley Annette Sturgeon (1962-Present); Nancy Burrows (1952-1962)
Children: Vallerie E. Alm; Cynthia L. Graser

Hobbies:
Fishing; Boating; Skiing; Traveling

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who In Finance and Business – 2004-2005, 34th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in Entertainment – 1998-1999, 3rd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in Entertainment – 1992-1993, 2nd Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in Entertainment – 1989-1990, 1st Edition (pub. 1988)
Who’s Who in the East – 1993-1994, 24th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the Media and Communication – 1998-1999, 1st Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in the World – 2006, 23rd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the World – 2004, 21st Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the World – 2000, 17th Edition (pub. 1999)

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