Former Iowa Public Radio Exec Cindy Browne Dies
November 14, 2008 at 4:59 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former IOWA PUBLIC RADIO Exec. Dir. CINDY BROWNE, who died MONDAY at 56 of cancer.
BROWNE, IPR's first Executive Director, served from 2005 until leaving JUNE 30th due to the progression of her cancer. She previously served as VP/Station Manager for TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, where she started as a receptionist and camera operator in 1973 and worked her way up to VP before leaving to become EVP/COO at the CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING in 1998. She became President of LEADER EVOLUTION LLC in 2000.
A gathering will be held TODAY 4-8p CT at HOLCOMB-HENRY-BOOM FUNERAL HOME in SHOREVIEW, MN. Memorials in lieu of flowers are being accepted by IOWA PUBLIC RADIO, 1200 Grand Avenue, DES MOINES, IA 50309 or TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, 172 East 4th Street, ST. PAUL, MN 55101.