Monday, October 16, 2006

Bill Miller PAR Hall of Fame established

Kathleen Best, the assistant managing editor at The Sun in Baltimore, and Bill Lambrecht, Washington bureau chief for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, are the charter inductees into The Bill Miller Public Affairs Reporting Hall of Fame. A reception and ceremony in their honor will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, November 13, at the Inn at 835, 835 S. Second St., Springfield. Reservations are required and should be made no later than November 3.

The Bill Miller Hall of Fame was established by Illinois Issues magazine and public radio station WUIS to recognize the contribution that the PAR program has made to journalism and to the state of Illinois, as well as to honor those program graduates who have had distinguished careers in journalism. The Hall also pays tribute to the late Bill Miller, who served as PAR director for 19 years until his retirement in 1993. Read more>>

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