Lofas, Jeannette

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LOFAS, Jeannette

LOFAS, Jeannette. American, b. 1940. Genres: Human relations/Parenting, Psychology. Career: Atlas Magazine, NYC, cofounder and associate editor, 1959-61; Radio Free Europe, NYC, reporter, 1961-69; ABC-TV, NYC, on-air reporter, 1969; Ivan Tors Films, independent producer, 1970; Snowmass Arts Foundation, Aspen, CO, executive director, 197172; Family Matters cable television show, host, 1972-73; Stepfamily Foundation Inc., NYC, founder and president, 1975-. Also worked at KWTV, Oklahoma City, OK, as a television reporter and film critic; Metro Media, NYC, as on-air reporter. Whitney Museum, NYC, cofounder of New American Film Series. Public speaker on the topic of stepfamilies; has made guest appearances on television programs. Has also worked as a corporate consultant. Publications: (with R. Roosevelt) Living in Step (nonfiction), 1976; (with D.B. Sova) Stepparenting (nonfiction), 1985, rev. ed., 1995; How to Be a Stepparent (audio book), 1986; (with J. MacMillan) He's OK, She's OK: Honoring the Differences between Men and Women (psychology), 1995; Family Rules, 1998. Address: The Stepfamily Foundation Inc, 333 West End Ave, New York, NY 10023, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]; www.stepfamily.org