Iowa Public Radio Senior Producer Dean Borg is being honored by Iowa State University’s Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. It has named him this year’s recipient of the James W. Schwartz Award, which honors distinguished service to journalism and mass communication. Borg has been with IPR since 2000, and also hosts and moderates Iowa Public Television's “Iowa Press” program, now in its 45th year.
Dean got his start in broadcasting as an ISU student working at WOI radio, which is now part of IPR. His career has also included leadership of a 32-person news, sports, weather, and farm radio and television staff for The WMT Stations.
Read the Greenlee School's announcement here.