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"RING OF FIRE: THE EMILE GRIFFITH STORY"
Jeff Zucker arrives for the premiere of "Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story" at The Beekman Theater in New York on April 13, 2005. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Jeffrey "Jeff" Zucker (born April 9, 1965) is an American television executive and former President and CEO of NBC Universal.

Zucker was born to Jewish-American parents in Homestead, Florida, near Miami. His father was a cardiologist, and his mother, Arlene, was a school teacher. He has a younger sister, Pam.

He was captain of the North Miami Senior High School tennis team, editor of the school paper, and a teenage freelance reporter ("stringer") for The Miami Herald. The 5-foot-6-inch (1.68 m) Zucker also served as president of his senior class, running on the slogan: "The little man with the big ideas." Before college, he took part in Northwestern University's National High School Institute program for journalism.

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