Women broadcasters -- United States -- Archives.
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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) records
Abstract American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) is a nonprofit organization for women in the broadcasting industries. AWRT was founded in 1951 in response to the National Association of Broadcasters' decision to dissolve its women's division. The organization's mission is to "advance the impact of women in broadcasting and related fields." They also support educational programs, scholarships, do charity work, and other public service activities. The organization changed its name to the...
Abstract Edythe Meserand (1908-1997) was a radio news director and documentarian as well as a founding member and the first president of the professional organization American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT). She is credited with several broadcasting "firsts" while working at WOR in New York: founding the first radio newsroom, producing the first radio documentary, and organizing the station's enduring Children's Christmas Fund Drive. This collection encompasses the years 1920 to 2000, with...