Oprah Winfrey To Be Inducted Into Illinois Broadcasters Hall Of Fame
March 21, 2011 at 12:42 PM (PT)
OPRAH WINFREY, whose rise from CHICAGO talk show host to one of ILLINOIS' most renowned broadcasters, will be inducted into the ILLINOIS BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME. WINFREY will enter the Hall as its sole inductee at luncheon ceremonies on MAY 3rd.
"OPRAH is the epitome of broadcasting excellence," remarked IBA Pres./CEO DENNIS LYLE. "How fortunate for us that she chose ILLINOIS to remain her stage through each phase of her career that has seen her skyrocket from local talk show host to national treasure to the global media personality she's become TODAY."