Nazaret "Chic" Cherkezian (1925-1996) joined the staff of National Educational Television (NET) in 1959 as director of public information. From 1963 to 1970, he served as executive producer for NET's bi-weekly, one-hour program News in Perspective, a co-production with The New York Times. He was a Ford Foundation fellow, held a fellowship from the National Association of Educational Broadcasting, and received Emmys and Golden Cine Eagle awards for his productions.
The Nazaret Cherkezian Papers document his time with NET, with most material from 1959 to 1966. The collection contains two folders of photographs and correspondence related to News in Perspective. The collection also includes many NET pamphlets and issues of NET News and Inside Channels.
This collection is open for research use.
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The Nazaret Cherkezian Papers were donated to the National Public Broadcasting Archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries by Nazaret Cherkezian in February 1992 and March 2002.