Bio stories of the six inductees.

Hall Of Fame

Inductees plus Bridge Builder Award winner Mark McGowan (right)

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Greg Rivara's memories of his work are vivid, colored with details torn from paperback crime novels.

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When Gary Stein arrived at NIU and applied to be a sports writer at the Northern Star, he told editors of his qualifications: sports editor of…

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When Jerry DiPego was 12, he realized he wanted to write. The self-described shy loner from Round Lake, Ill., found a whole new life in the wo…

Hall Of Fame

Want to know how the convergence of television, the Internet and digital technologies ultimately will play out? So do the powerful people behi…

Hall Of Fame

Mike Burke's professional life is divided into three parts: First, there is Mike Burke, advocate for disadvantaged children and their families…

Alumni

A couple of months ago, Christy Arnold received an e-mail from a New Orleans Times Picayune photographer. "I wouldn't have been able to get th…