While in college I received two scholarships through the INBA Foundation to help pay expenses during two of my internships. Those experiences helped me land my first job in broadcast news.
Reporter at WFLA-TV in Tampa
As reported in the February tuneIN, longtime Illinois broadcaster and INBA member Bob Murray passed away Feb. 26 from brain cancer.
Murray's family will establish a one-time memorial student scholarship in his name to be awarded during the upcoming INBA Spring Convention in Peoria. The award will be given Saturday evening, April 12 as part of the convention.
If you are interested in contributing to the fund, the family requests memorials be made to the INBAF (Illinois News Broadcasters Association Foundation) for the "Bob Murray Broadcasting Scholarship':
Bob Murray Broadcasting Scholarship
attn: Brian O'Keefe, INBAF Treasurer
0S738 Grant Street
Winfield, IL 60190
If you have questions about contributing to the scholarship, contact Brian: email@example.com or 630-452-8612.
A Celebration of Life for Bob Murray will be held Friday, March 7, 2014 from 4 pm to 8 pm in the Holy Family Parish Center, 2400 S. Franklin St., Decatur, IL 62521.