Otto Lynn Haney (1945-1990) produced and directed the “Something Else” variety program for KUHF-FM Houston and co hosted it with Hilke Worthen. The series of weekly programs featuring talent from Houston area colleges/universities and entertainment spots, ran from September 1966 to June 1967. A UH alumnus, Haney served as vice president for the men’s communications fraternity Phi Chi Alpha and a member of the Alumni Committee, UH Department of Communications. He was awarded the KPRC Award for Outstanding Student in Broadcasting, June 1967.
Haney held several positions in broadcasting, including director, video tape operator, and film projectionist for KUHT-TV in Houston and film editor at KVUE-TV in Austin. He produced and moderated episodes for the College News Conference program on Channel 39, Houston. Haney produced and directed programs of educational, business, and entertainment interests for Lynn Haney Productions, Los Angeles, CA. Outside of broadcasting, Haney held additional positions, including program director, Department of Medical Communications, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Houston; account executive with McCann-Erickson, Inc., Houston; and information specialist for the City of Austin. From 1977–1990, Haney served as director of the Learning Resource Center for the College of Pharmacy at the University of Texas at Austin.