HBO publicist Tim Chandler dies at 58

Career at network covered wide array of projects

HBO publicist Tim Chandler died May 15 in the Bronx. He was 58.

Chander served as a senior publicist at HBO Networks for 15 years, working on projects including documentaries, theatricals, made-for-television movies, specials, series and sports.

Previously, he worked in theater for many years, particularly at the New York Shakespeare Festival where he served as an assistant to the late Joseph Papp, and at Lincoln Center’s Public Theater partnership.

Born in Columbus, Ohio, Chandler graduated Otterbein College and Bowling Green University, and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was an active volunteer at the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.

He is survived by two brothers.

Donations may be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, New York City Chapter, 386 Park Avenue South, New York, N.Y. 10016, or to the Calvary Fund, c/o Calvary Hospital, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, N.Y. 10461.

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