John Norton Braithwaite WHITNEY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1930-12-20
Education Leighton Park Sch Reading
Publications N/A
Recreations chess, photography, sculpture
Clubs Garrick, Whitefriars, Army & Navy
Style John N B Whitney, Esq, CBE
Career radio prodr 1951-64; fndr: Ross Radio Productions Ltd 1951, Autocue Ltd 1955, Radio Antilles 1963; fndr dir Sagitta Productions 1968-82; dir: Consolidated Productions (UK) Ltd 1980-82, Satellite TV plc 1982; md: Capital Radio 1973-82, Really Useful Gp Ltd 1989-90 (chm 1990-95); DG Ind Broadcasting Authy 1982-89, dir Friends Provident Life Office 1982-2002, chm Friends Provident Stewardship Ctee 1985-1999, non-exec chm Trans World Communications plc 1991-94, non-exec chm Friends Provident Ethical Investment Tst plc 1994-; chm: Sony Pace National Bowl 1991-95, Radio Joint Audience Research (RAJAR) Ltd 1992-2002, Sony Radio Awards 1992-98, Advsy Ctee Proven Global Rights Fund 1993-2004, The Radio Partnership 1996-99, Caspian Publishing 1996-2002, Forever Broadcasting plc 1999-2004, Friends Provident Charitable Fndn 2002-, RADA 2003-07; non-exec dir VCI plc 1995-98; fndr Recidivists Anonymous Fellowship Tst 1962, co-fndr and chm Local Radio Assoc 1964, chm Assoc Ind Radio Contractors 1973-75 and 1980, dir Duke of York's Theatre 1979-82, memb Bd RNT 1982-94; Royal Coll of Music: memb Centenary Devpt Fund (formerly Appeal Ctee) 1982-94, chm Media and Events Ctee 1982-94; memb: Cncl Royal London Aid Soc 1966-90, Cncl Fairbridge Drake Soc (formerly Drake Fellowship) 1981, Intermediate Technol Gp 1982-85, Films TV and Video Advsy Ctee Br Cncl 1983-89, Industry and Commerce Liaison Ctee Royal Jubilee Tsts 1986-89 (memb Admin Cncl of Tsts 1981-85), Bd Open Coll 1987-89, Cncl for Charitable Support 1989-93, Bd City of London Sinfonia 1994-2001; chm of tstees: Soundaround (nat sound magazine for the blind) 1981-2001 (life pres 2000), Artsline 1983-2000 (life pres 2001); tstee Venture Tst 1982-86, patron MusicSpace Tst 1990, tstee Hospital Broadcasting Assoc 1993-; govr: English Nat Ballet (formerly London Festival Ballet) 1989-91, Performing Arts and Technol Sch 1992-2001; vice-chm Japan Festival 1991 (chm Japan Festival Media Ctee 1991-92), tstee Japan Festival Educn Tst 1992-2003; vice-pres: Cwlth Youth Exchange Cncl 1982-85, RNID 1988-2004; pres: London Marriage Guidance Cncl 1983-90, TV and Radio Industries Club 1985-86 (companion 1979-); chm: Theatre Investment Fund 1990-2001, Br American Arts Assoc 1992-95, RADA 2003 (chm Cncl 2003-07); chm of tstees Friends Provident Charitable Fndn 2004-06; hon memb BAFTA, FRTS (vice-pres 1986-89), fell Radio Acad 1997, Hon FRCM, FRSA
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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