CHARLOTTE MORRIS

Charlotte Morris, 75, an Emmy Award-winning TV producer and director at WNYW-TV in New York, died Sept. 17 at N.Y. Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. She suffered from multiple medical problems, according to her family.

Morris, a San Francisco native, graduated from the U. of California, Berkeley.

She was director of public affairs for WNYW for 17 years, winning a 1977-1978 Emmy for “The Last Word,” an interview program on the eve of a local election. She also won several community awards for her efforts to strengthen race relations through TV programming.

As a member of the board of the N.Y. City Council on Alcoholism in 1985, Morris produced a special program on recovering alcoholics. She also produced a series of shows for the Harlem Cultural Festival.

She is survived by two sisters, Eleanor Morris of New York and Elede Hall of Menlo Park, Calif.

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