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JERRY KLEIN ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT OF THE
BROADCAST PIONEERS OF PHILADELPHIA
Marlton, NJ - September 28, 2006 - Gerhart L. (Jerry) Klein, of Medford, N.J., has been elected a vice president of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia. Klein is executive vice president of Anne Klein & Associates, Inc., a national public relations firm based in Marlton, N.J. He spent the early part of his career in broadcast news, including KYW News Radio and the former WCAU Radio (now WPHT). He has been a member of Broadcast Pioneers since 1993 and is a Life Member.
Klein is a 1970 graduate of Temple University, with a B.S. degree in Radio, TV & Film. He is also a 1980 cum laude graduate of the Temple University School of Law, where he was managing director of the Temple Law Quarterly. He practiced law for several years with a major Philadelphia law firm before going into business with his wife at Anne Klein & Associates.
As executive vice president, general counsel and chief technology officer of Anne Klein & Associates, Klein manages the business, legal and technical aspects of the firm. He is also chairman emeritus of Pinnacle Worldwide, an international network of leading independent public relations firms, with 60 offices in major cities throughout the world.
Anne Klein & Associates (www.akleinpr.com), founded in 1982, provides strategic counseling and communications programs to Fortune 500 companies and other national and regional businesses and organizations. It is also the Philadelphia office of Pinnacle Worldwide (www.pinnacleww.com).
The Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia (broadcastpioneers.com) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1962. Membership is open to those who have been associated with broadcasting or communications for 10 years or more. In addition to monthly luncheon meetings, the Broadcast Pioneers hosts educational seminars, awards scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students studying communications at local colleges and, through its annual Person of the Year and Hall of Fame dinner, recognizes persons who have made significant contributions to the field of broadcasting and communications.