C. Robert Ogren Jr., former vice president of engineering and operations for
LIN Television Corp., died May 18 in New Bedford, Mass. He was 59.
He joined LIN in 1990, following a stint at WBAL-TV Baltimore, where he was
director of engineering. Besides WBAL-TV, he also worked at WTEV-TV
Jacksonville, Fla.; WBZ-TV Boston; and WLNE(TV) New Bedford, Mass., his
hometown. Ogren retired from LIN Television last December, citing health
He also served as chairman for the local chapter of the Society of Broadcast
Ogren is survived by his wife, Jocelyn; son, Christopher; daughters, Danielle
and Jennifer; and his mother, Margery Solomon.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Diabetes Foundation of Rhode Island
Inc., 1007 Waterman Ave., East Providence, RI 02914.