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Vern Beachy

Agent: Jonathan Clements, The Nashville Agency
1809 Grant Road, Apt 1
Carroll, Iowa, United States

Email: vern@beachy.com

Home page: http://www.vernbeachy.com

AOL: vbeachy

Bio for Vern Beachy
2002


Vern Beachy has been a radio and television journalist for nearly 20 years, working in Iowa, Arkansas, and New Mexico and Memphis, Tennessee. Among many diversified assignments, he has covered 2 presidential campaigns (1988 and 1992), the crash of United Flight 232 in Sioux City, Iowa, the 1993 Midwestern floods, Whitewater and worked as a political reporter in Iowa, Arkansas and New Mexico.

He has won numerous state, regional and national journalism awards including a Marconi award while he was News Director at 770 KOB in Albuquerque, and an Overall Excellence award from the National Headliners Club.


Highlights: Nearly 20 years experience in Broadcast Journalism
(most in senior level management and editorial
positions).
Held Presidential position in several professional
organizations including; Iowa, Arkansas and New
Mexico Associated Press Board of Directors, and Iowa
Broadcast News Association.
Covered 2 presidential campaigns as a political
reporter (1988, 1992).
Covered several major stories on an ongoing basis
including the Midwestern floods of 1993 (while living
in Des Moines, Iowa), the crash of United Flight 232
in July, 1989 in Sioux City, Iowa, the Whitewater
trials (while living in Little Rock, Arkansas), and
an investigative piece on noted southwest artist RC
Gorman about child pedophile allegations.

Awards: Marconi Award: Station of the Year while at KOB
National Headliners Award of Outstanding Excellence
Iowa Associated Press: Newscast, Features, Spot News
Iowa Broadcast News Association: Newscast, Features,
Series, Spot News
Northwest Broadcast News Association: Documentary
Arkansas Associated Press: Spot News, Newscast,
Features, Whitewater
New Mexico Associated Press: Newscast, Spot News,
Features,
New Mexico Broadcasters Association: Newscast, Clinton
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Publications: Albuquerque Journal

Interests: Non-fiction

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes

 

Published works:

Nonfiction

  • My Own Prison