Box 7, Folder 11, Document 43

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A NATIONAL RADIO opal... CALL IN SHOW ON VITAL ISSUES

NELSON PRICE, Executive Producer
BEN LOGAN, Producer 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 420, New York, New York 10027 Telephone: 212/663-8900

EDWARD M. JONES, Director of Programming
DEL SHIELDS, Host

Del Shields, Host for NIGHT CALL, will continue to serve
as Executive Secretary of the National Association of
Television and Redio Announcers (NATRA), which has a
membership of 500 Black broadcasters.

For two years Mr. Shields has hosted a daily 43 hour
radio show on WLIB-FM, New York. The program combines
interview and listener call-in. Shields was Director of
Special Events, WDAS, Philadelphia 1963-1965 and Producer
and Host of a daily 44 hour record and interview show,
1959-1965. He served as Program Director for WEBB,
Baltimore, 1955-1957.

Mr. Shields' Television work includes Co-Producer and

Host, "Del Shields Summer Showcase", WRCV-TV, Philadelphia,
1962 Associate Producer and talent, "Who Speaks for Negro".
WCAU-TV, Philadelphia, 1962 Producer, Writer and Host,
"Taste of Jazz", WCAU-TV, Philadelphia 1957-1962.

As Executive Secretary of NATRA, Mr. Shields developes
programs to increase responsibility standards of ethnic
appeal stations. He represents NATRA on the President's
Council on Youth Opportunity, the NAACP Pupil Incentive
Program and Gov. Rockefeller's Committee on Minority
Employment Opportunities in News Media.

Mr. Shields has five children and lives in Philadelphia.

Released in cooperation with the Broadcasting and Film Commission,

National Council of Churches, and the National Catholic Office for Radio and Television (NCORT)
Produced by TRAFCO/ Television, Radio and Film Commission of The United Methodist Church,

Harry C. Spencer, General Secretary,




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