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Also Known As: Elizabeth Hudson Died:
Born: July 16, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, USA Profession: executive, producer, copywriter, TV personality

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Hudson began her career as a TV copywriter and a local on-air personality in Charleston, SC, before handling promotion for three NBC affiliates in various Southern markets. She became a vice president in 1979 and handled corporate relations and advertising for NBC through the 1980s, eventually assuming responsibility for NBC's division of corporate communications in 1988. With her appointment as senior vice president in 1989, Hudson became supervisor of NBC Media Relations, Corporate Communications, Employee Relations, Talent and Media Services, Editorial Services and Corporate Events and Travel Services. After four years, though, she left her executive position to become a producer affiliated with NBC Productions. In 1996, she returned to the executive suites, this time as senior vice president of corporate communications at Reader's Digest Association.Hudson is married to TV journalist Boyd Matson.

Hudson began her career as a TV copywriter and a local on-air personality in Charleston, SC, before handling promotion for three NBC affiliates in various Southern markets. She became a vice president in 1979 and handled corporate relations and advertising for NBC through the 1980s, eventually assuming responsibility for NBC's division of corporate communications in 1988. With her appointment as senior vice president in 1989, Hudson became supervisor of NBC Media Relations, Corporate Communications, Employee Relations, Talent and Media Services, Editorial Services and Corporate Events and Travel Services. After four years, though, she left her executive position to become a producer affiliated with NBC Productions. In 1996, she returned to the executive suites, this time as senior vice president of corporate communications at Reader's Digest Association.

Hudson is married to TV journalist Boyd Matson.

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 Gold Of The Amazon Women (1979) Amazon Warrior
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2000:
Appointed as senior vice president of communications for the National Geographic Society
1986:
Became vice president, corporate and media relations, in July
1979:
Joined NBC in February as vice president, corporate projects
1988:
Assumed responsibility for NBC Corporate Communications in May
1975:
Became director of promotion at WCIV-TV in Charleston
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Became senior vice president of corporate communications at iVillage
1972:
Began working as a copywriter for WCBD-TV in Charleston, South Carolina; also did some work as an on-air personality
1989:
Named senior vice president for corporate communications at NBC in March
1993:
Left her executive position to become an independent producer with ties to NBC Prods.
1976:
Named director of advertising and promotion at WAVE-TV in Louisville, Kentucky
1996:
Named senior vice president of corporate communications at Reader's Digest Association
1984:
Named vice president, corporate relations and advertising, in October
1977:
Served as director of advertising and promotion for WSB-TV in Atlanta
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Education

University of Georgia: -
University of Georgia: -

Notes

Hudson received the Charleston Ad Club Award (1976)

She was named Outstanding Young Careerist by the South Carolina Business and Professional Woman (1976)

She received two Louisville Ad Club Awards (1978)

She was the recipient of the John E. Dewey Award that was given by the University of Georgia (1984)

She was awarded an honorary doctorate of commercial sciences by St. John's University in New York (1986)

Hudson is a former president of the International Radio and Television Society.

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husband:
Boyd Matson. TV newsman.

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