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WPR’s Beck Named to PRNDI Board


July 5, 2011 — Wyoming Public Radio News Director Bob Beck has been elected to serve a two-year term as Public Radio News Directors Board of Directors treasurer.

Beck, who has been WPR news director since 1988, has also worked at commercial radio stations in Laramie, Sheridan and Benton and Herrin, Ill.

"I am thrilled to be part of what I think is the best news organization in the country. I look forward to bringing a western perspective to the organization and the perspective of someone who has been in this business for more than 30 years," Beck says.

Numerous national and regional awards have been awarded to Beck's news departments. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and a native of Wheaton, Ill.

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Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck has been elected as treasurer for the Public Radio News Directors Board of Directors, which is the only national organization devoted solely to public radio news. (Madison Padilla)

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