Florence Segal Lowe

Journo, TV producer, NEA assistant

Florence Segal Lowe, a former journalist, television producer, communications expert and former Variety scribe — died Thursday Nov. 14 at Georgetown U. Hospital in Washington, D.C. She was 93.

Lowe and her husband, the late Harold Lowe, operated the Penn Federal News Bureau in D.C. 1948-56. The two covered show business from the nation’s capital for Variety, one of their clients.

During the 1960s, Florence Lowe was a producer for Metromedia, and 1970-86 she was a special assistant for communications for the National Endowment for the Arts.

Lowe is a former president of American Women in Radio and Television, treasurer of the Women’s Press Club, vice president of the American News Women’s Club and a director of the Washington Press Club. She was also a member of Congregation Adas Israel.

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