Two Hoosiers Broadcasters to Receive Special Awards for Their Historic Careers

Linda Compton and James Allan Rent will be recognized on Thursday, November 1st at the Indiana Broadcasters Conference.

Compton, who helped run and manager the Indiana Broadcasters Association for years along with Gwen Piening and Dr. Joe Misiewicz, will receive the IBA Lifetime Achievement Award as recognition of work beneficial and of superior value to their community and to the association.

Rent, who passed away last year, served as Executive Director and General Manager of Indiana Public Broadcasting and WIPB-TV from Ball State University.  He will posthumously receive the Tom Severino Leadership Award given to an individual for commitment to excellence in broadcasting, and for dedication and outstanding vision.

Compton and Rent will be honored during the Spectrum Awards and Hall of Fame luncheon.  Register for the event here.  Tickets are available for purchase through Friday, October 19th.


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