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January 2016

Chicago Newsman Barry Keefe Dies

He will be remembered for his booming voice, his writing and story-telling, and for being a "really nice guy".  Barry Keefe has died, at age 62, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was probably best known as the newsman on Eric and Kathy's morning radio show for more than a decade, and at WTMX for 30 years overall.  He retired from there in 2008, then taught sound engineering at the Illinois Institute of Art.
He was an INBA Board Member in 1988.

Lisagor Awards Deadline Nears

The deadline for entering the Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism is Mon. Jan. 11, less than a week from now.