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Radio broadcasting -- Archival resources.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Harvey Crutchfield papers

 Collection 0022-MMC-LAB
Abstract Charles Harvey Crutchfield (1912-1998) was a mainstay at the WBT radio station in Chapel Hill, North Carolina for most of his career. For ten years, from 1935 to 1945, he served as the station's program director. In the early years, he was an announcer with the legendary WBT Briarhoppers, a group of country musicians who broadcast a live program daily on WBT. In 1945, he became acting general manager and eventually became president in 1945. Crutchfield retired in 1977 after 44 years with the...

William S. Hedges papers

 Collection 0028-MMC-LAB
Abstract William S. Hedges (1895-1978) was one of the primary architects of American broadcasting and among broadcasting's first historians. He established the Chicago Daily News radio department in 1922 and later became president of the Daily News radio station, WMAQ. In 1923 he was one of the founders of the National Association of Broadcasters. He served as NAB president from 1928 to 1930 and subsequently as director and chairman of the executive committee. In 1929, he established an experimental...