Bill Persky: TV Director, Producer, Innovator

The five-time Emmy Award-winning writer, director and producer best known for his work on such hit TV programs as the Dick Van Dyke Show, That Girl, Sid Caesar, Bill Cosby and Kate & Allie. This profile is the third in a series featuring individuals who will be honored by the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation as Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts  on Oct. 15 in New York. This year’s other honorees: Don Mischer, Gracia Martore, Herb Granath, Gene Jankowski, Mel Karmazin, Jarl Mohn, the Carter family and Don West.

Jankowski, Granath, West Among LAB Giants

The annual luncheon and ceremony honoring individual contributions to media will take place Oct. 15 at Gotham Hall in New York.