Jung, Cathy 2014-03-11
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
Original Recording Format: born digital audio
Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in Reading Room
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