IBCA Hall of Fame

Jim Blaney

Name: Jim Blaney

Year Inducted: 2017

Category: Media

Schools / Organizations:
Comcast Sports Net
ME-TV

Biography:

Jim is among the most experienced high school sports broadcasters in Illinois. He has provided play-by-play for the Illinois High School Association state basketball tournaments since 1996, first for Sports Channel and more recently Comcast SportsNet.  Jim’s passion is evident and his extensive preparation for broadcasting basketball has been impressive and entertaining.  In addition to his work since 2005 on Me-TV, he has maintained an active sports journalism schedule throughout the Midwest.