Former NAB Joint Board Chairman Donald Thurston Dies
October 6, 2009 at 3:15 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING President and NAB Joint Board Chairman DONALD THURSTON, who died MONDAY (10/5) at 79, according to the NAB.
THURSTON served as NAB Joint Board Chairman from 1977-1979 and also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of BMI in the 1990's. He was a member of the MASSACHUSETTS BROADCASTERS HALL OF FAME and was narrowly beaten by EDDIE FRITTS in the race to be President of the NAB in 1982.