Kenneth Coyte was named chairman and retains his CEO position at Worldwide Television News, a broadcast services company that is 80%-owned by CapCities/ABC. As chairman he succeeds Richard Wald, who…
Ada Goldberg and Bruce Brown, Jan. 24, Hillcrest Country Club. Bride's VP of business and legal affairs for ABC Prods. Groom is VP in the television department at the William Morris Agency.
Sydney Berman, editor of various music publications and father of WNBC sportscaster Len Berman, died Feb. 5 in New York.
Buddy Pepper, who acted in radio, vaudeville and films and later became a Hollywood composer and an accompanist for Judy Garland and Marlene Dietrich, died Feb. 7 of heart failure at his home in…
George Wallington, a jazz pianist and composer who headed his own trio and played with such greats as Dizzy Gillespie, died Feb. 15 at 69.
Gerson Marks, entertainment attorney, died Feb. 5 of heart failure in Granada Hills. He was 82. Marks graduated from De Paul University Law School and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1936.
Actress Joy Garrett, best known as the mother figure Jo Johnson on television's "Days of Our Lives," has died of liver failure. She was 47.
Steve Carver and Dennis Begley have been named VP and general manager at the CBS-owned radio stations WBBM-AM, Chicago, and WOGL-AM/FM, Philadelphia, respectively.
Michael Jackson's high-profile television appearances capped off by the Oprah Winfrey interview have reinvigorated his career, sending sales soaring for his 14-month-old "Dangerous" album.
Rose Steinberg Wapner, a script supervisor for 20th Century Fox for more than 50 years, died Feb. 1 after a fall that resulted in a cerebral hemorrhage. She was 85.