Entity | Graydon Ausmus

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Graydon Ausmus (1911 - 1978) was a radio broadcasting executive who formerly ran The University of Alabama’s Radio Broadcasting Service Extension division at WUOA-FM starting in the late 40s. In addition to his leadership role at WUOA, he became involved with the NAEB very early on in the 40s, serving first on the Board of Directors (1947-49), then at different times as President (1952-54), Vice President (1950-51), and Treasurer. Through the 50s he oversaw many flagship documentary series at WUOA, including 'Document: Deep South' and others. In the late 60s, he began taking on more creative roles at WUOA, including producing and narrating such shows as 'The Golden Gulf' about the Gulf of Mexico.

Born: 1911, Texas
Died: 1978, Alabama

Occupation(s): broadcasting executive, Radio Executive
Field(s) of Work: broadcasting
Employer(s): University of Alabama
Associated Place(s): Alabama, Tuscaloosa (Ala.)

Appears in:

National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) 52

Documents 52