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ABA Hall of Fame Adds Four

26th class were chosen based on broadcast journalism contributions

PHOENIX�The Arizona Broadcasters Association has selected four to be inducted into ABA�s 26th Annual Hall of Fame class.

The 2015 inductees, chosen based on their contributions to broadcast journalism, are Bill Buckmaster (shown top left), Tom Dillon (who is being inducted posthumously and shown bottom left), Maurie Helle (bottom right) and Barry Young (top right).

�The Hall of Fame was established to honor radio and television broadcasters that have not only left a positive footprint on the industry but on the communities which they served through their careers,� said ABA President and CEO Art Brooks.�

The inductees will be honored at ABA�s Hall of Fame luncheon Oct. 15 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale. Registration begins at 11 a.m.

Tickets can be purchased at online for $85 per seat or $800 for a table of 10 seats until Oct. 1, and proceeds support programs, including: AZ AMBER Alert, broadcast scholarship funds at ASU, NAU and UA, the Summer High School Broadcast Institute at ASU and Native American Broadcast Workshop at NAU.

Founded in 1952, the Arizona Broadcasters Association functions as a 501(c)6 nonprofit and is the official trade association serving radio and television stations in Arizona.�