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Jonni Hartman Rogers

  • Birthplace: Tennessee
Date of passing: 
February 14, 2017

Jonni Hartman Rogers was a publicist and television producer. In the 1980s, she established the Los Angeles public relations firm Slade, Grant, Hartman and Hartman with partners Melinda Slade, Ward Grant and Terri Hartman, one of her daughters.

Clients included Bob Hope, David Hasselhoff, Forest Whitaker, Brenda Vaccaro and corporate clients including Dick Clark Productions and the Comedy Store chain. Additionally, Rogers served as a consultant for Aaron Spelling’s many TV productions.

Prior to establishing her PR firm, she worked for a decade at Houston's KPRC-TV, where she eventually became a producer for live programs. She later joined KHOU as an executive producer.

Jonni Hartman Rogers was a publicist and television producer. In the 1980s, she established the Los Angeles public relations firm Slade, Grant, Hartman and Hartman with partners Melinda Slade, Ward Grant and Terri Hartman, one of her daughters.

Clients included Bob Hope, David Hasselhoff, Forest Whitaker, Brenda Vaccaro and corporate clients including Dick Clark Productions and the Comedy Store chain. Additionally, Rogers served as a consultant for Aaron Spelling’s many TV productions.

Prior to establishing her PR firm, she worked for a decade at Houston's KPRC-TV, where she eventually became a producer for live programs. She later joined KHOU as an executive producer.

She was also the mother to singer and actress Lisa Hartman Black, best known for her role on Knots Landing.

Rogers died February 14, 2017, in Franklin, Tennessee.

 

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 Jonni Hartman Rogers

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