Save the date
The hall of fame was founded in 1966 to recognize those whose contributions to the field of journalism have earned them a place in Indiana journalism history.
The hall will induct its 2019 class Saturday, May 18, at the Indianapolis Marriott North.
Questions? Contact executive director Larry Taylor.
- Nancy Comiskey, the first woman managing editor of The Indianapolis News in 1992, former deputy managing editor of The Indianapolis Star and a professor Indiana University who oversaw the launch of the award-winning 812:The Magazine of Southern Indiana;
- Richard Florea, former news director at WKJG-TV (now WISE) in Fort Wayne and a 2015 inductee of the Indiana Broadcasters Hall of Fame;
- Andrea Neal, former reporter who covered the Supreme Court for UPI, former member of the Indianapolis Star’s editorial page and a teacher at St. Richards Episcopal School in Indianapolis;
- Stephanie Salter, former sports reporter at Purdue and Sports Illustrated, part of an award-winning investigative team that exposed financial fraud and sex abuse in the San Francisco Archdiocese and a former Tribune-Star columnist in her native Terre Haute;
- The late Matthew Tully, who was a former reporter for the Gary Post-Tribune and later the Congressional Quarterly and former political reporter and general columnist at the Indianapolis Star, where he wrote a series of 30 columns about education issues called The Manual Project.