You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

TV publicist Maynor dies at 68

Worked at CBS, NBC, authored 'Denial'

Former TV publicist Rob Maynor died Feb. 5 in Reseda, Calif. He was 68.

Born in Atlanta, Texas, he graduated from the U. of Texas at Austin.

Maynor settled in Los Angeles where he worked for 28 years as a television publicist, including long term positions at both CBS and NBC. He was formerly married to publicist Maria LaMagra.

In 1995, he returned to college, and became an alcohol and drug counselor, a field in which he worked until his retirement in 2003. He was a member of the Publicists Guild, the Writers Guild and the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors.

In addition, he was the author of the play “Denial,” two books and co-lyricist of the song “If I Were Santa Claus.”

Maynor is survived by his partner, Sandra Rader; two daughters; four grandchildren and a brother.

Donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity or The Smile Train.

More TV

  • A Man Walks Into the Cnn

    Trump Campaign Aide Jason Miller Exits CNN Analyst Job After Accusations

    Former TV publicist Rob Maynor died Feb. 5 in Reseda, Calif. He was 68. Born in Atlanta, Texas, he graduated from the U. of Texas at Austin. Maynor settled in Los Angeles where he worked for 28 years as a television publicist, including long term positions at both CBS and NBC. He was formerly married to publicist […]

  • Ben Sherwood Set to Leave Disney

    Ben Sherwood to Leave Disney After 21st Century Fox Deal is Complete (EXCLUSIVE)

    Former TV publicist Rob Maynor died Feb. 5 in Reseda, Calif. He was 68. Born in Atlanta, Texas, he graduated from the U. of Texas at Austin. Maynor settled in Los Angeles where he worked for 28 years as a television publicist, including long term positions at both CBS and NBC. He was formerly married to publicist […]

  • Analysis: Sky Win Boosts Comcast as

    Analysis: Sky Win Boosts Comcast as Global Streaming Wars Heat Up

    Former TV publicist Rob Maynor died Feb. 5 in Reseda, Calif. He was 68. Born in Atlanta, Texas, he graduated from the U. of Texas at Austin. Maynor settled in Los Angeles where he worked for 28 years as a television publicist, including long term positions at both CBS and NBC. He was formerly married to publicist […]

  • Brian Roberts and Jeremy Darroch

    Sky Backs Comcast Deal, CEO Darroch Says 'Momentum Will Only Increase' 

    Former TV publicist Rob Maynor died Feb. 5 in Reseda, Calif. He was 68. Born in Atlanta, Texas, he graduated from the U. of Texas at Austin. Maynor settled in Los Angeles where he worked for 28 years as a television publicist, including long term positions at both CBS and NBC. He was formerly married to publicist […]

  • Brian Roberts and Jeremy Darroch

    Sky Auction: Comcast Beats Fox With $39 Billion Bid

    Former TV publicist Rob Maynor died Feb. 5 in Reseda, Calif. He was 68. Born in Atlanta, Texas, he graduated from the U. of Texas at Austin. Maynor settled in Los Angeles where he worked for 28 years as a television publicist, including long term positions at both CBS and NBC. He was formerly married to publicist […]

  • Meryl Streep Wants Tracey Ullman to

    Meryl Streep Wants Tracey Ullman to Run for President

    Former TV publicist Rob Maynor died Feb. 5 in Reseda, Calif. He was 68. Born in Atlanta, Texas, he graduated from the U. of Texas at Austin. Maynor settled in Los Angeles where he worked for 28 years as a television publicist, including long term positions at both CBS and NBC. He was formerly married to publicist […]

  • Into The Dark -- "The Body"

    TV Review: 'Into the Dark: The Body' on Hulu

    Former TV publicist Rob Maynor died Feb. 5 in Reseda, Calif. He was 68. Born in Atlanta, Texas, he graduated from the U. of Texas at Austin. Maynor settled in Los Angeles where he worked for 28 years as a television publicist, including long term positions at both CBS and NBC. He was formerly married to publicist […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content