Jung, Cathy 2014-03-11

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This interview features Cathy Jung, Public Relations/Marketing Director at Texas Tech University. Cathy discusses her early life in Crosbyton, Texas and how she got started in Public Relations. She recounts moving to Los Angeles where she worked as a personal assistant for actor and comedian Steve Martin, and eventually how she developed her own career as a writer for television.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Cathy Jung

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: March 11, 2014

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 01:47:19 (1 hour, 47 minutes)


Tape 1, Side 1:

Cathy’s background and family history; Growing up in Crosbyton, Texas; Going to college at UT; first job in Austin; Moving to Los Angeles; Working as a PA on The Jerk; assistant to Steve Martin; Contacts made through working for Steve; On the decision to make a career change; Beginning to write for TV; Behind the scenes of writing for production companies; Birth of Cathy’s son; Northridge earthquake; Moving back to Texas; Cathy talks about her creative process in her writing; Methodology in creative process

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Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in Reading Room

Transcript: http://hdl.handle.net/10605/316567

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