Waller in Des Moines

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Waller in Des Moines - lsW,i Ted Ilusing. Four Xante Radio...
lsW,i Ted Ilusing. Four Xante Radio Personalities Here Ted Husing, Jimmy Dolan, Edward F. Kirby and Judith Waller Guests in Des Moines. . RADIO will have its quota of name personalities represented at the Drake relays and the American College Publicity conference, which will be held in Des Moires this week under the auspices of Drake university. Ted Husing, one of the country's best known radio sports commentators, and his assistant Jimmy Dolan, arrive Thursday from New York. During the relays they will give a coast-to-coast broadcast of the highlight events over the Columbia Broadcasting System. The airings will be carried in this territory by KRNT, WNAX and WMT. The latter station becomes a Columbia affiliate Sunday. iMJHtt.rj is also slated to tpeak Friday morning before the American College Publicity association. Be will discuss "How We Can. Help Each Other." Dolan ivill review steps Inra. national broadcast of a major sporting event. Gene Shumate, KRNT aporfs awtiouHcer, and Bill Brown, sports commentator, are coharmen. . EDWARD F. KIRBY, public relations counselor for the National Association of Broadcasters, will appear before the College publicity gathering at 2 p. m. Friday In the Hotel Fort Des Moines. This program has been arranged by the Drake Radio school under the direction of Ed Barrett, head of the radio department. Included in this meeting's program will be a half hour "bull session" on radio and a talk by Elmer Sulzer, of the University of Kentucky. Sulzer established the listening posts among the Kentucky mountaineers. Work in this will be outlined during the session. Kirby as public relations counselor for NAB, will discuss the place of radio in the American life and will compare the American system of broadcasting with those followed by other nations of the world. MISS JIDITH WALLER is educational director of the National Broadcasting Company for the Central division with headquarters in Chicago. It was her early belief in radio as a medium of education that led ultimately to the establishment of such outstanding programs as the University of Chicago Round Table, Medicine in the News, an American Medical association program; Dr. Joseph E. Mad-dy's Fun in Music, and the National Congress of Parent Teachers program. Work in radio for Miss Waller goes back to 19'22. Her first experience in the field was when Victor Lawson and Walter Strong of the Chicago Daily Netts asked her to manage a radio station which the paper had just purchased. It was then known as WQI . The station later became WMAQ. EDCCATORS CREDIT MISS WALLER . with leadership In starting radio on its way in education features. Her system has been used by many of the universities in establishing radio schools. While in the city the four radio personalities will be heard in a number of special broadcasts, which will be arranged by Edmund Linehan. program director for KRNT-KSO, and Edwin Barrett, of the Drake radio school. -iM ....,1 Judith Waller.

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  1. Des Moines Tribune,
  2. 25 Apr 1940, Thu,
  3. Page 28

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