Tim Emmons

Tim Emmons Memorial Visitors Center
2:11 am
Fri June 20, 2014

New WNIJ/WNIU Visitor Center Honors Former General Manager

The Emmons family -- Jordan, Daniel, and Charlene Emmons and Amy Bradford -- attended the visitor center's dedication Thursday.
John Hill WNIJ

Family, friends, and community members joined Northern Public Radio Thursday evening to dedicate a portion of the station's DeKalb location to Tim Emmons, station manager from 1995 to 2012. 

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10:00 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Tim Emmons Memorial Center To Be Dedicated

Tim Emmons, 1958-2012.

Northern Public Radio will dedicate the Emmons Memorial Visitor Center in memory of Tim Emmons this Thursday, June 19, at 5:30 p.m.

Northern Illinois University President, Doug Baker, will speak at the dedication. Other speakers will include Vice President of Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development, Anne Kaplan, and Northern Public Radio Director and General Manager, Staci Hoste.

A tour of the station will follow at 6:15 p.m.

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2:51 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

First Tim Emmons Scholarship Awarded

Tim Emmons

The inaugural Tim Emmons Memorial Scholarship was awarded today to Tammy Terwelp, Director of Content and Programming at Essential Public Media in Pittsburgh.

The scholarship, presented by the Public Radio Program Directors Association,  celebrates the life of Tim Emmons, longtime Program Director and General Manager of Northern Public Radio. He died in February after a long struggle with cancer.

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Northern Public Radio Remembers Tim Emmons
3:22 pm
Sun February 19, 2012

Tim Emmons, 1958 - 2012

Northern Public Radio is sad to report the passing of Tim Emmons, who died February 18th after a nearly four-year battle with cancer.

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