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Sater, Dorothy Hayes

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1931-2012

Dorothy "Dottie" Hayes Sater (1931-2012) was the first female broadcast journalist in Omaha, Nebraska, reporting for WOW Radio and WOW-TV beginning in 1952. She was a founder and president of the Omaha Press Club. Later, she worked in public relations at the Municipal University of Omaha until 1962, when she graduated from OU and left the workforce raise a family. Circa 1977, she returned to public relations, this time at Immanuel Medical Center, where she worked until her retirement in 1997. She was inducted into the Omaha Press Club Hall of Fame and given the Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Communication.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dorothy "Dottie" Sater Omaha Radio Station WOW December 6 and 7, 1941, Teletype Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0020
Scope and Contents

The Dorothy "Dottie" Sater Omaha Radio Station WOW December 6 and 7, 1941, Teletype Collection contains the teletypes from the Omaha, Nebraska, radio station WOW from December 6 and 7, 1941, the day before and the day of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. The teletypes predate Sater's employment at WOW and it is unclear how they came into her possession. Her family speculates that the teletypes may have been in an archive at WOW, and Sater may have rescued them from disposal. The ...