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Subject: Consultant / TV Director Enid Roth

Dies at 87
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Date Posted: Sunday, March 04, 08:17:03am

ROTH Enid, a former Producer/Director of Special Projects for WNBC-TV died on Saturday, January 27th at the Bristol Assisted Living facility in Holtsville, New York from complications related to breast cancer. She was 87. Ms. Roth began a 40-year career in television in 1950 with a summer secretarial job at CBS between her junior and senior year at Syracuse University. After graduating she moved to NBC where she eventually became Associate Director and Director of NBC local news. During her four decades at NBC she worked around the country, on space shots from Houston to Cape Canaveral, political conventions in San Francisco, Miami, Chicago and Kansas City and the first satellite broadcast with Telstar. Between news assignments Ms. Roth also worked on dramatic and entertainment specials, including the musical variety shows Hullabaloo, the Perry Como Show, the Steve Allen Show, the Night of 100 Stars in 1982 and the NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration in 1986. Dramatic shows included American Heritage, Dupont Play of the Week, "The Price," with George C. Scott and Coleen Dewhurst, and "Harvey," with James Stewart and Helen Hayes. An Emmy winner, a member of the Directors Guild of America, the Drama League, and the American Theatre Wing, she retired in 1994.

Published in The New York Times on Mar. 4, 2018.


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