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July 2017

Illinoisan of the Year To Be Announced

Each fall, the INBA names an Illinoisan of the Year, someone who has made a significant contribution to Illinois, its citizens, the news profession and public information.  INBA Past Presidents make the nominations and then cast votes. Nominations have been gathered and voting is taking place. An announcement should be coming soon, from Immediate Past President Sue Stephens.

These guidelines are used:

Radio Newsman Moves to TV

After more than 20 years behind the microphone in radio, Terry James is going to try television.  He's been hired as a newscast producer at WHBF-TV in the Quad Cities.  James recently finished his degree at Western Illinois University, but has a resume that goes back to 1996 and includes stints at stations in Milwaukee, Bloomington, the Quad Cities and for the Nebraska Radio Network.