Robert V. Whitney
November 2010

Professional Background:

Broadcaster: Announcer, Narrator, Newsman, Disc Jockey, Program Director, General Manager, TV Producer, Technical Writer, Training Manager.

Now: Owner/Executive Producer:
YubaTube.Com (Click),
Nevada County, CA

Broadcast Milestones and Events:

Professional Narration
Hear Voice Samples (Click)

National Program Manager:
Westinghouse Broadcasting (Group W) - 1966

General Manager
WWTC, Minneapolis, MN - 1965
KYW All News, Philadelphia 1967

Created/Produced national music TV in 1970.
Forerunner of MTV -
The Now Explosion

About the Now Explosion (Click)
See Website: (Click)

Project to find Historic Radio TV Broadcasters: (Click)

Created Sound and Video archive
of best known Radio Personalities

Online May, 2011: (Click)

Academic and Teaching Background

Whitney holds a BS in Speech and Dramatic Arts from Syracuse University (1955) and a Masters Degree in Education (Instructional Design) from San Francisco State University (1978). He taught undergraduate level courses at SF State University (School of Broadcast Communication Arts) for three years and was a member of the adjunct faculty of San Mateo Community College where he taught multimedia subjects (principally Macromedia Director) in 2000. He holds a California Community College Lifetime Teaching Credential.

Whitney was Television Production Supervisor for University of California, San Francisco Medical Center 1975-1979 in charge of all production of medical seminars distributed by microwave to Bay Area hospitals and by videotape worldwide.

Whitney became Training Manager of Macromedia, Inc. (now Adobe), in 1991 a post he held until 1999. During that period, Whitney wrote and delivered instruction for Macromedia Director and wrote many training manuals and books. He set up training centers, and hired and supervised training personel.

BW's Current Personal Notes

Presently, I live in Nevada City, in the Sierra Foothills of Northern California.


Newton, Massachusetts

Places lived:

Orlando, Philadelphia, Boston, St. Louis, San Francisco, Reno, San Mateo, Foster City, Dallas

Previous Employers:

University of CA Medical Center, San Francisco
Macromedia, Inc., San Francisco, CA
Westinghouse Broadcasting (Group W) New York, NY


Newton High School (Newton, Massachusetts),

Univ of New Hampshire, Syracuse Univ (BS) -Speech & Dramatic Arts

San Francisco State Univ (MA) - Educational Technology