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Doug Webster

Doug Webster circa 1970Doug Webster was a part of the WTIC Radio and TV announcing staff from 1967 to 1972. He joined the WTIC organization after graduating from Syracuse University in 1964 and working for local radio and TV stations in the Syracuse area. His WTIC assignments included radio and television sports coverage and hosting news and public affairs programming.

After leaving WTIC, Webster served as News and Public Affairs Director for Connecticut Public Television. From 1973 to 1976, he was a Connecticut-based Special Assistant to U.S. Senator Abraham Ribicoff, coordinating in-state media relations during the Senator's successful campaign for re-election to a final term.

In 1976, after participating in Rotary International's Group Study Exchange to Sweden, he joined the University of Connecticut as an Associate Director of Development, and later Director of the University Foundation.

In 1984, following four years as Vice President with the Hartford public relations firm of Lowengard & Brotherhood, he became Director of Public Relations for McGraw-Hill's BYTE magazine in Peterborough, NH. He returned to the Hartford area in 1988, joining the staff of Keiler and Company, Farmington, CT as a Vice President for Public Relations.

In 1994, Webster moved to California and a year later, he established his own public relations company, Communication Resource Management. Today the firm specializes in public relations, marketing, writing and editing services, photography, videography and Web Site design with a focus on international trade and transportation.  A portfolio of photography can be found here.

At the beginning of 2006, Webster was named Director of Public Relations for The California Maritime Academy in Valleo, CA.  The school, the smallest of the 23 members  of the California State University System, has an enrollment of over 800 and provides undergraduate degrees (and deck officer and vessel engineering licensure) for students pursuing careers in both deep-water and coastal maritime trades and in maritime related business and facilities engineering.  More information about the school can be found at http://www.csum.edu.





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