Robert Alfred Wolff was born on November 29, 1920, in New York City and died on July 15, 2017. He was an American radio and television sportscaster. Wolff began his professional career in 1939 on CBS in Durham, North Carolina while attending Duke University. Robert was the radio and TV voice of the Washington Senators ..
Jack G. Shaheen was born on September 21, 1935, in Clairton, Pennsylvania and died on July 10, 2017. He was a writer and lecturer specializing in addressing racial and ethnic stereotypes. Shaheen the author of Reel Bad Arabs (adapted to a 2006 documentary), The TV Arab (1984) and Arab and Muslim Stereotyping in American Popular ..
Paolo Mario Limiti was born on May 8, 1940, in Milan and died on June 27, 2017. He was an Italian lyricist, journalist, radio and television writer and presenter. He started his career as a journalist, then in 1960 he started a long collaboration with Mike Bongiorno as author of his radio and television programs. ..
Gabriel Stanley Pressman was born on February 14, 1924 and died on June 23, 2017. He was an American journalist who was a reporter for WNBC-TV in New York City for more than 50 years. Pressman was one of the pioneers of United States television news and has been credited as the first reporter to ..
Fred Cogley was born on June 27, 1934 and died on June 14, 2017. He was an Irish sports commentator and TV presenter. Cogley worked for the Raidió Éireann and later Raidió Telefís Éireann for 49 years. Cogley covered eleven Summer Olympic Games from 1952 to 1996 and twelve football World Cups, however, Cogley was ..
Ernestina Laura Herrera de Noble was born on June 7, 1925 and died on June 14, 2017. She was a prominent Argentine publisher and executive. Herrera de Noble was the largest shareholder of the Grupo Clarín media conglomerate and director of the flagship Clarín newspaper. Herrera de Noble was the first woman to become director ..
Emile Degelin was born on July 16, 1926 and died on May 20, 2017. He was a Belgian film director and novelist. Degelin was the director of If the Wind Frightens You. Degelin’s 1963 film Life and Death in Flanders was entered into the 13th Berlin International Film Festival. Degelin’s 1969 film Palaver was entered ..
Daniele Piombi was born on July 14, 1933, in San Pietro in Casale and died on May 18, 2017. He was a television and radio presenter and television writer. Throughout his career Piombi has hosted several musical events, including three editions of the Sanremo Music Festival, three editions of Cantagiro, one edition of Un disco ..
Roger Eugene Ailes was born on May 15, 1940, and died on May 18, 2017. Hewas an American media consultant and television executive. He was the founder and former Chairman and CEO of Fox News and the Fox Television Stations Group, from which he resigned in July 2016 following allegations that he sexually harassed female ..
Edwin Sherin was born on January 15, 1930, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and died on May 4, 2017, in Lockeport, Nova Scotia. He was an American theatre and television director and producer. Jane Alexander was his wife is actress and his stepson is the similarly dubbed Jace Alexander, with whom he has work together on the ..