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[[caption]] Jeri Warrick-Crisman [[/caption]]

Jeri Warrick-Crisman, Director of National Community Affairs for the National Broadcasting Company is a native of Gary, Indiana. She is a graduate of Hampton Institute, where she received a B.S. in English, and the University of Chicago, from which she received a Masters Degree in Psychology.

After 10 years as guidance counselor in the Gary Public Schools, she joined NBC in 1964 as Broadcast Standards Supervisor at WMAQ-TV, the NBC-owned Television Station in Chicago. While there, she produced IT'S ACADEMIC, a high school quiz show for which she received an EMMY Award.

In 1972 she was transferred to the Broadcast Standards Department of WNBC-TV, the NBC-owned Television Station in New York, as Senior Policy Editor, a post she retained until she was appointed Manager of Community Affairs for WNBC, the NBC-Owned Radio Station, the following year. In addition to producing the public affairs programs for the station, she was host of the weekly WNBC Radio program, "The Consumer Gazette of the Air." In 1974 she received the Peabody Award for WNBC's community project, PLEDGE-A-JOB.

In March, 1975, she was appointed Corporate Director of NBC's newly established Department of National Community Affairs.

Her son is a senior in Law School and her daughter is affiliated with PBS Television station in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. She resides in Stamford, Connecticut with her husband, Bruce.

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