Morris S. Novik Papers
Morris S. Novik entered the field of broadcasting in 1932 when he took over the management of the radio station WEVD in New York. During this period he founded the University of the Air. In 1938, he accepted a position as director of communications for the city of New York, and director of station WNYC. While in this post, Novik coined the term "Public Broadcasting". He also became involved in the genesis of the National Association of Educational Broadcasters, serving as its first executive secretary from 1941 to 1948. After leaving WNYC in 1946, Novik helped establish radio stations in Detroit and Cleveland. The collection focuses on Novik's career in public broadcasting.
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