Radio exec and publicist Charles A. Moses died of a stroke in Burbank, Calif. July 13. He was 82.
A World War II vet, he was involved in establishing Radio Free Europe.
After working in the the military, he produced radio for Columbia/RKO. He then became a publicity executive with MCA/Universal, and later started his own company representing talent including Frank Sinatra and Jerry Lewis. He worked as publicist on films including “Trapeze,” “Bounty” and “Hoosiers”
He was a longtime member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and the Publicists Guild, and served as prexy of the Guild for five years.
He is survived by two sons and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.