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A self-described "fat, Jewish maverick," left his native New York at age 17 for sunny Miami, Florida where he stayed for 25 years. Starting his career there with cooking hamburgers and managing drive-in restaurants, he decided to try his hand in radio and was soon announcing and producing shows. In addition, to his radio gig, he began editing the weekly Dade County Times-Union, and trying hand at politics. Read more... and cartoons into Spanish, French, Germany, Japanese, Greek, Italian, and Czech. Reuben Guberman continued to write for film and television until 1968, when steady income to support his family necessitated a move to editing trade magazines, followed by running his own business convention and show management firm. In 1975, he moved to New Jersey where he joined a pharmaceutical company as sales promotion manager. In 1978, he co-authored a book on Transactional Awareness, and authored his own tome in 1980 entitled Handbook of Retail Promotions. In addition, he has authored numerous articles in pharmaceutical trade journals.