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Leslie Read
Leslie Read
TitleLeslie Read
DescriptionLeslie H. "Les" Read, master of ceremonies, induction, Cable TV Pioneers, Class of 1998, Fox Theater, Atlanta, Georgia, May 1998. Leslie H. "Les" Read joined Home Box Office, Inc. (HBO) in February 1974 as manager, affiliate development. He was later named director, Northeast region and then director, national accounts. In 1984, Read became director, affiliate special projects. In 1998, he was promoted to Vice President and remained in that role until his retirement in December 2001. Prior to HBO in 1972 he became vice president of TelePrompter's CATV division. He started his cable and broadcast career as a page at NBC in New York in 1958. He is executive director of the Cable TV Pioneers, board member of The Cable Center, member of CTAM, and is also a past president of the New York Cable TV Association
Date original1998
Decade1990s
SubjectsCable television--History--Photographs
Home Box Office (Firm)
TelePrompTer
The Cable Center (Denver, Colo.)
Cable Television Pioneers
Cable Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM)
Cable television--New York (State)
PeopleRead, Leslie H. 'Les'
CollectionGeneral Photograph Collection
IdentifierGE01747
Formatimage/jpeg
Date digital2014
Physical description35mm. color slide
Holding institutionBarco Library, The Cable Center
CopyrightThis image is issued by The Cable Center. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of The Cable Center's Barco Library. All responsibility for questions of copyright that may arise in the use made of reproduced material provided by the Barco Library must be assumed by the user. The Barco Library will provide any information it has available to the user.
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