Richard “Dick” Cox died July 10, 2017. Born Aug. 21, 1929, he was a pioneer in the broadcasting industry. While in high school, his first job was as an usher at CBS Radio at age 16. After graduation in 1947, and while attending Fordham University, Dick moved from CBS to NBC where he worked as a Page. He worked on such notable shows as Milton Berle, Fred Allen, Perry Como and Howdy Doody.
In 1951 he moved on to Young & Rubicam advertising agency’s Radio & TV Department, and was involved in radio programs such as Gangbusters, Molle Mystery Theatre and the television programs The Fred Waring Show and The Aldrich Family.