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Emily Barr Named Broadcaster of the Year

Friday, June 20, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: The Chicago Network
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Emily Barr (2002), President and CEO of Post-Newsweek Stations, Inc. and former president and general manager of ABC-owned WLS-Channel 7, was honored as Broadcaster of the Year on Wednesday, June 18 by the Illinois Broadcasters Association. The Broadcaster of the Year award is named after the late Vincent T. Wasilewski who was an Illinois attorney that served as president of the National Association of Broadcasters.

"I am truly touched and honored to have been singled out for this award," Emily Barr said in a statement. "There are so many talented and committed broadcasters in Illinois, and I am grateful to each of them for what they continue to teach me about the importance of community involvement and their commitment to localism." Read more...