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October 29, 2006

 

IU Trustee Steven L. Ferguson

<br />Steve Ferguson was appointed to the Indiana University Board of Trustees in 1998 and was appointed president in 2005. He has served on numerous boards and committees to help better the lives of Indiana citizens. He spoke with Perry Metz.

August 27, 2006

 

Chris Swanson, Founder of Secretly Canadian Records

<br />Chris Swanson is a founder of the Bloomington-based independent recording companies.  Secretly Canadian and Jagjaguwar are known for their artist friendly labels and ambitious business drive. He spoke with WFIU’s David Brent Johnson.

July 2, 2006

 

Bloomington Playwrights Project Artistic Director Richard Perez

<br />Richard Perez is now the artistic director of the Bloomington Playwright’s Project. Before coming to Bloomington, Mr. Perez developed the Ensemble of Artists, a combination of writers, actors, and directors who work side by side to create new productions.

June 25, 2006

 

Filmmaker Angelo Pizzo

<br />Bloomington’s Angelo Pizzo graduated from Indiana University with a degree in political science. But his degree did not lead to a career in politics. He, along with friend and fellow IU grad David Anspaugh, went out west to make movies such as “Rudy” and “Hoosiers”. He spoke with WFIU’s Peter Noble Kuchera.

April 23, 2006

 

IU Interim Provost and V.P. for Academic Affairs, Michael A. McRobbie

<br />Michael McRobbie serves as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Interim Provost at Indiana University Bloomington. He has completely revived IU’s information technology by making research initiatives top priority.

March 19, 2006

 

Arts Educator and Advocate Deniese Smith

Deniese Smith has been dedicated to promoting arts in education since 1968. She has guided many students and fellow art teachers since her career in education began. In 2006, she was presented the Arts in Education Award from the Bloomington Area Acts Council.

March 6, 2006

 

Travel Writer Sally McKinney

For the past 20 years, travel writer Sally McKinney has been traveling the world and writing professionally about it. McKinney has been to 33 countries and stepped foot on five continents. Her excursions have taken her as far as New Zealand and Singapore.

September 18, 2005

 

Guitarist Jason Wilber

<br />A native of Bloomington, lead guitarist Jason Wilber has gone on tour with artists such as Carrie Newcomer, Todd Snider, Hal Ketchum, Kim Fox, Greg Trooper, Tim Grimm, and Iris DeMent. For more than ten years, Wilber has played lead guitar for John Prine and toured all throughout Europe and the United States.

July 24, 2005

 

Musician, Music Educator and Composer Sarah Stevens

Adam Schwartz interviews music educator and composer Sarah Stevens

June 27, 2004

 

Journalist and BBC Producer Sallyann Murphey

<br />At age 23, Sallyann Murphy was the youngest TV producer for the British Broadcasting Corporation.  Murphy has gone on to work as an investigative journalist for a variety of publications, including the Daily Mail. She now teaches history and media studies at Harmony High School in Bloomington, Indiana.

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