Dotson, Bob

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DOTSON, Bob. (Robert Charles Dotson). American, b. 1946. Genres: Documentaries/Reportage, Communications/Media. Career: Television journalist. KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO, reporter, photographer, and documentary producer, 1967-68; WKY-TV, Oklahoma City, OK, director of special projects, 1969-75; WKYC-TV, Cleveland, OH, correspondent, 1975-77; NBC-TV news bureau, Dallas, TX, correspondent, 1977-79; correspondent for Today Show, 1978-85; correspondent in Atlanta, GA, for Prime Time Saturday, 1979-80; correspondent in Atlanta for "…In Pursuit of the American Dream" (now called Assignment America) segments of NBCTV's Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, 1985-. Visiting professor at University of Oklahoma, 1969-73; correspondent for Now with Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric, 1993; correspondent for Dateline NBC, Today Show, and NBC Nightly News, 1994. Publications: "…In Pursuit of the American Dream" (nonfiction vignettes), 1985; Make it Memorable, 2000. Address: c/o Ron Konecky, 488 Madison Ave., 9th Floor, New York, NY 10022, U.S.A.