WorldCat Identities

Champagne, Curt

Overview
Works: 10 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 290 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Oral histories  Internet videos 
Classifications: E185.97, 973.04960730092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Curt Champagne
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Bobby Bennett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio DJ Bobby Bennett was born on July 20, 1943 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Bennett grew up in Pittsburgh; and, in 1967, was hired as a news reporter for city’s WAMO-AM radio station. One year later, he moved to Washington, D.C., where he became known as the “The Mighty Burner” and hosted a show on WOL-AM until 1980. Bennett then worked as host of a sports talk show on WTOP in the early 1980s; and later as a program director for WHUR from 1987 to 1992. After his time at WHUR, Bennett was hired as a morning host at WXTR; and, in 1997, he became the host of an R&B radio show on WPFW-FM. In 2001, Bennett created the Soul Street channel for XM Satellite Radio, and served as its program director until 2008. He co-authored The Ultimate Soul Music Trivia Book: 501 Questions and Answers About Motown, Rhythym & Blues, and More
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Dr. Glenn W. Cherry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veterinarian and radio station owner Glenn W. Cherry was born in Daytona Beach, Florida. Cherry earned his B.S. degree from Morehouse College in 1980; and his D.V.M. degree from Tuskegee University in 1984. After serving in the U.S. Air Force, Cherry practiced veterinary medicine. He served briefly in the U. S. Department of Agriculture. In 1989, Cherry, his brother and father purchased WPUL-AM radio station in Daytona Beach, Florida. In 1997, he purchased WCSZ-AM in Greenville, South Carolina; and, WTMP-AM in Tampa, Florida, where he worked as its general manager until 2007. In 2000, Cherry co-founded Tama Broadcasting, Inc. with his brother Charles W. Cherry II (HM) and became its president and chief executive officer. Under Glen Cherry’s leadership, Tama Broadcasting purchased additional radio stations in Florida and Georgia. He has also served as the chairman and chief executive officer of Global Health Professionals, Inc., a Florida-based non-profit organization
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Esther "E.T." Franklin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Media and advertising executive Esther “E.T.” Franklin was born on July 21, 1957, in Chicago, Illinois. She received her B.S. degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1979, and her M.M. degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Business School in 1993. Franklin worked first as a field project director at Chicago’s Market Facts, Inc., and then as a market research analyst and later as a vice president for Burrell Communications. She was hired by Leo Burnett Advertising in 1993, and worked on various Philip Morris brands as vice president and planning director for Marlboro USA until 2001. In 2002, Franklin was named senior vice president, director of consumer context planning for Starcom USA; and, in 2006, was appointed as executive vice president and director of cultural identities of Starcom MediaVest Group. She was promoted to executive vice president, head of SMG Americas Experience Strategy in 2011
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Charles W. Cherry II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawyer and radio station owner Charles W. Cherry II was born in 1956, in Daytona Beach, Florida. He received his B.A. degree in journalism from Morehouse College in 1978; and both his M.B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Florida in 1982. Cherry operated his own law firm for twenty-one years and served as a city prosecutor for Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and, as a state prosecutor in South Florida. In 1989, Cherry, his father and brother purchased WPUL-AM, a Daytona, Florida radio station. Cherry became general manager. Later, he served as vice president, secretary and general counsel of his family-owned Tama Broadcasting, Inc. He was named publisher of the Florida Courier in 2006. He also founded the Florida Black-Owned Media Coalition, Inc., and served on the board of directors of the National Newspaper Publishers Association. Cherry wrote Excellence Without Excuse: The Black Student's Guide to Academic Excellence
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Jerry Rushin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio station manager Jerry J. Rushin was born in Georgia on May 21, 1947. Rushin was raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and graduated from Dillard High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army after graduation, served for three years, including a two-year tour in Vietnam. In 1973, Rushin became a part-time on-air personality for WEDR-FM radio station in Miami, Florida and hosted the Super Jerry J show on weekends. Rushin was soon promoted as a full-time radio host and later named program director and sales representative for WEDR in 1975. In 1980, he was promoted to general manager of the station, becoming the first African American in South Florida to operate a radio station. In 2000, Cox Media Group purchased WEDR and Rushin was subsequently named vice president and market manager for the corporation’s South Florida radio stations, which included WHQT, WFEZ, WFLC and WEDR. He retired in 2012
The HistoryMakers video oral history with John E. Davis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadcast journalist and media executive John E. Davis was born on November 3, 1947, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Davis received his B.S. degree in broadcast communications from Washington State University in 1970. He first worked as a news reporter for Fresno, California’s KMJ-TV and Portland, Oregon’s KGW-TV. From 1982 to 2003, Davis served as a general assignment reporter and later as a weekend anchor for WBBM-TV in Chicago, Illinois. In addition to his work on television, Davis served as a news director and anchor for WVAZ Radio, and hosted a real estate show on WLS-AM Radio and WIND-AM Radio. In 2003, he founded and became president of John E. Davis Media, a consulting firm that assists politicians, corporate executives, celebrities and athletes. His honors included an Emmy Award for his coverage of Chicago Mayor Harold Washington’s death and an Ada S. McKinley Youth Services Mentor of the Year Award
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Eric Deggans( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Eric Deggans was born on November 6, 1965, in Washington, D.C. In the 1980s, Deggans toured as a drummer with Motown recording artist The Voyage Band, and then received his B.A. degree in political science and journalism from Indiana University in 1990. Deggans worked as a municipal reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Press newspapers, and later became the music critic for the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey. In 1995, he joined the Tampa Bay Times as its pop music critic. From 1997 to 2004, he worked as a TV critic for the Times; from 2004 to 2005, he sat on its editorial board and wrote bylined opinion columns. Deggans left the Tampa Bay Times in 2013, and that same year, he was hired as NPR's first full-time TV critic. He is the author of Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Bea L. Hines( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Beatrice “Bea” L. Hines was born in Williston, Florida in 1938. Hines was raised in Miami, Florida and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1956. In 1966, she was hired as a file clerk in The Miami Herald’s library. A year later in 1967, Hines enrolled at Miami-Dade Community College where she studied journalism for three years. In June of 1970, she was promoted to general assignment reporter at The Miami Herald becoming the first African American woman to work in a full-time position at the paper. Hines covered education and worked in the “Living Today” section of The Herald. The Herald honored her with the Service Among Us Award. She also wrote a number of columns for The Miami Herald. In 1981, her columns were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. In 1985, she was one of the top five woman columnists in the country according to Savoy magazine
The HistoryMakers video oral history with John E. Oxendine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Media entrepreneur John Edward Oxendine was born on January 20, 1943 in New York City. He received his B.A. degree in political science and sociology from Hunter College in 1965 and his M.B.A. degree from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business in 1971. After serving at First National Bank of Chicago and the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation, Oxendine was named president and chief executive officer of Broadcast Capital Fund, Inc. in 1981. In 1987, he founded and became chairman and chief executive officer of Blackstar Communications, Inc. He formed Blackstar, LLC with Fox Broadcasting in 1994, and purchased Broadcast Capital, Inc. in 1999. Oxendine was chairman, president and CEO of both Blackstar, LLC and Broadcast Capital, Inc. He served on several corporate boards, and was inducted into the Hunter College Alumni Hall of Fame in 1987 and the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council Hall of Fame in 2001
The HistoryMakers video oral history with John E. Jacob( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil rights leader and corporate executive John Edward Jacob was born on December 16, 1934 in Trout, Louisiana. Jacob attended Howard University where he received his B.A. degree in 1957 and his M.S.W. degree in 1963. After serving as president of National Urban League branches in San Diego, California and Washington, D.C., Jacob was appointed as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the National Urban League, Inc. in 1979. In 1982, he was named president and CEO of the National Urban League, replacing Vernon Jordan. In 1994, Jacob stepped down as head of the National Urban League and joined Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. where he became executive vice president of global communications. He retired in 2008. Jacob served on numerous boards including Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., and Morgan Stanley. He also chaired Howard University’s board of trustees. His honors include the National NAACP’s Lifetime Achievement Award and numerous honorary doctorate degrees
 
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