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Lloyd Allen Dobyns, Jr. born March 12, 1936 is a former NBC news reporter and correspondent.

Born in Newport News, Virginia, he graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1957. He started his broadcasting career in his hometown, eventually serving as an anchor at WAVY television in Portsmouth/Norfolk/Newport News in the 1960s.

He was with NBC from 1969 to 1986. In 1980 he was a reporter on the successful TV documentary, If Japan can... Why can't we? about the reasons Japan was a manufacturing powerhouse as US industry struggled to keep up. He hosted Weekend from 1974 to 1979 and NBC News Overnight with Linda Ellerbee (1982-83) before being replaced by Bill Schechner. In 1983 he was the anchor of NBC's short-lived, hour-long Monitor.

Next, he got involved in the Total Quality Management movement, partnering with W. Edwards Deming. Later he worked at the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot newspaper and taught journalism at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama where he became the Ayers Chair in the Department of Communication’s broadcast division.

In 2005, Dobyns began producing podcasts for Colonial Williamsburg, interviewing various staff members about their particular specialty at the restored colonial capital of Virginia. Colonial Williamsburg podcasts with Lloyd Dobyns

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Total Books: 4
Thinking About Quality Progress Wisdom and the Deming Philosophy
1994 - Thinking About Quality Progress Wisdom and the Deming Philosophy (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780812921335
ISBN-10: 081292133X
Genre: Business & Money
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Quality or Else The Revolution in World Business
1993 - Quality or Else the Revolution in World Business (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780395637494
ISBN-10: 039563749X
Genre: Business & Money
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Quality or Else The Revolution in World Business
1991 - Quality or Else the Revolution in World Business (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780395574393
ISBN-10: 0395574390
Genre: Business & Money
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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