Clipped From Lebanon Daily News
Appointed To Manage WKYC-TV Joseph R. Varholy "Hie appointment of former Lebanon resident Joseph R. Varholy as station manager for WKYC-TV, Cleveland, Ohio, has been announced by Neal Van Ells, vice president and general manager of WKYC- TV. Varholy served as the program manager of the NBC television station, since February, 1967. As program manager, Varholy has been involved in the needs of the Cleveland community. In 1970, he was presented with the prestigious Broadcast Preceptor Award, given by San Francisco Slate College, for outstanding accomplishments in broadcasting. Under the supervision of Varholy, WKYC-TV's montage unit has won over 100 national and local awards for excellence in cinemagraphic documentaries. 4 Years In Phila. Before coming to Cleveland, Varholy was a producer- director for WRCV-TV (now KYW-TV) in Philadelphia for four years. From 1957 to 1961, Varholy served as a director and technical director with WGAL- TV in Lancaster. A native of Lebanon, Varholy attended Pennsylvania Slate University from which he graduated in 1954 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in radio-TV and dramatics. He then served in the U.S. Army for two years, working on guided missiles and motion picture productions. In January, 1969, Varholy founded the Cleveland Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). He served as president of NATAS for three years, served two years on the national Emmy awards committee, and was a trustee of the national organization during this time. Varholy also qerved as president of the Cleveland Chapter of the Pennsylvania State University Alumni Association from 1968 to 1970. Varholy and his wife, the former Mary Trolier, reside in Berea, Ohio. They have one •on, John, age 9.