IBCA Hall of Fame

Art Kimball 3Name: Art Kimball

 

Year Inducted: 1974

Category: Media

Schools / Organizations:
WCMY
WLPO
WJBC

 

Biography:   Art Kimball was one of the outstanding sports announcers in the state.  Art has been the sports director at WCMY in Ottawa; WLPO in LaSalle, and WJBC in Bloomington.  Art enjoyed great success in establishing his radio sports shows.  He is an outstanding interviewer and his radio shows always attracted listeners of all ages.  Art was widely considered to be an accomplished play by play announcer.  For many years, he was an MC for our annual IBCA Hall of Fame Banquet.  Art passed away on October 10, 2010.