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Jan Crouch

Broadcaster from United States of America

Janice Wendell Bethany "Jan" Crouch (born March 14, 1938) is a religious broadcaster and, with her husband Paul, co-founder of the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). Jan is the daughter of Reverend and Mrs. Paul Bethany, and grew up in Columbus, Georgia. Her father served as a pastor in the Assemblies of God denomination, and was the founding president of Southeastern University (Florida). While attending Evangel Bible College in Springfield, Missouri, Jan met Paul F. Crouch. They married in 1957, and have two sons, Paul Jr. and Matthew, both of whom are high-ranking officials and program hosts on TBN. In 1973, Paul and Jan Crouch founded The Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). In 1974, TBN purchased its first TV station, KLXA-TV (channel 40, now KTBN-TV) in Southern California, and began distribution through cable systems in 1978. Under the leadership of the Crouch family, Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) has grown to become the United States' largest Christian television network, offering 24 hour commercial-free programming, and TBN is currently third largest over-the-air Station Group in the United States, with CBS, Fox, and NBC holding the 4th, 5th and 6th place, according  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Janice Wendell Bethany "Jan" Crouch,Janice Wendell Bethany,Janice Bethany Crouch
Date of birth
1938-03-14
Place of birth
New Brockton
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Paul Crouch
Children
Paul Crouch Jr. Matthew Crouch
Profession
Broadcaster, Television Producer, Evangelist

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