Hall of Fame Class2023
Mark has been the play-by-play broadcaster for the Indiana Pacers for 35 seasons. He is one of a handful of broadcasters to have called over 3,000 NBA games. He’s been named Sportscaster of the Year five times by the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association.
For the last 23 years, Deb Miles has shared her love of life and country music on WBYT. She has used her platform to generate millions of dollars for charity including Saint Jude’s and Saint Margaret’s House. 15 years ago, she helped create the Drink Pink Campaign to support women battling breast cancer.
In addition to his career in print, Robin had a distinguished career in broadcasting. Robin worked at the Indianapolis Star for 33 years, but meanwhile did side work for WIBC, WNAP, WTHR and WISH. Robin was not shy about calling it the way he saw and it and was a respected voice in the racing community.
Mark got his start in broadcasting while still a student at Ball State at WNAP. He went on to be the creative director at WRTV, before starting a 17 year run on The Bob and Tom Show. “Mark Patrick on Sports” began on WNDE in 1987, and two years later was named host of “Hoosier Millionaire”. After 40 years in the business, Mark is most proud of his giving and volunteer efforts.
Clayton served as Vice President of Television Production at WFYI for 20 years. Under his direction, WFYI became a major producer of documentaries, arts, public affairs and cultural programs, winning more than 100 Emmys-including four consecutive Emmys for Station Excellence.
Marcia started her career in the U.S Weather Bureau, before embarking on a 35 year career in broadcast meteorology. She began a three year stint at WFIE in 1953 before moving on to WTVW in 1956. She returned to WFIE in 1971 until she retired in 1988.
2024 Hall of Fame Nominations
Nominations are now open for the 2024 Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame. Each year, the Indiana Broadcasters Association inducts a new class of broadcasters into the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame. Honorees represent the highest level of professional broadcasting in Indiana and are recognized each fall during the annual Indiana Broadcasters Association “Best in Broadcasting” Spectrum Awards ceremony. Nominations submitted for the past three years will be considered in addition to new submissions.
Nominations will close at the end of February 2024.