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Robert M. Reed Papers


Robert M. Reed Papers
Reed, Robert M.
Collection number:
NPBA 92-88
0.75 linear foot
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Collection Area:
Mass Media and Culture
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Robert M. Reed gained initial broadcasting experience as a production manager at WETV, Atlanta, Georgia from 1958 to 1960. Then, he worked at WHA-TV, at the University of Wisconsin from 1960 to 1962. Other public broadcasting positions included serving on the National Association of Educational Broadcasters' TV Planning and TV Advisory Committees from 1962 to 1964, working at KUED (Salt Lake City) as its manager in 1978, and belonging to the Pacific Mountain Network's board of governors (1976-1979) and PBS's board of directors (1978-1979). Reed was also the executive director of PBS Video from 1969-1976. The collection documents Reed's involvement on the TV Planning and TV Advisory Committees of the National Association of Educational Broadcasters, his work at the Public Broadcasting Service as a director, and his interest in the use of new media in college teaching.

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