James Duffy

July 18, 2012 

James Duffy

Education: Bachelor's in journalism from Beloit College.

Career path:

n U.S. Army: aviation cadet, military police officer 1944

Station WBNB: announcer (first job in broadcasting)

n ABC: publicity writer 1949

n ABC: vice president of the radio network 1962

n ABC: president of TV network 1970

n Capital Cities/ABC: president of office of communications 1985

n Capital Cities/ABC: spokesman for Project Literacy U.S. 1989


n President Reagan's Volunteer Action Award 1987

n National Association of Broadcasters Distinguished Service Award 1989

n National Literacy Coalition's Lifetime Achievement Award 1996

n Broadcaster's Foundation Pioneer Award 2004

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