IBA: Emily Barr named Broadcaster of the Year

By on Jun, 17 2014 with Comments 0

Emily BarrThe Illinois Broadcasters Association plans to honor Emily Barr, President/CEO of Post-Newsweek Stations with IBA’s “Vincent T. Wasilewski Broadcaster of the Year Award” 6/18 in Champaign-Urbana.

Emily has held the title at Post-Newsweek since July 2012.  Prior to joining Post-Newsweek Stations, Barr served as the President and General Manager of ABC 7 in Chicago and has served as IBA Chairman of the Board for two non-consecutive terms.  Emily serves on the boards on Internet Broadcasting, TVB, the Emma Bowen Foundation, and the NAB in addition to many Chicago area charities.

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