Introduced Version






HOUSE

RESOLUTION No. ___




Introduced by: GiaQuinta, Espich, Moses, Pond, Lehman, Heuer, Morris


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    A HOUSE RESOLUTION to congratulate Ron Harmeyer, Chief Photographer at WANE-TV in Fort Wayne, on being named to the Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association's Hall of Fame.

    Whereas, Ron Harmeyer is a veteran and respected photojournalist, who began with career with WANE-TV in Fort Wayne in 1964; and,

    Whereas, Mr. Harmeyer has dedicated his life's work to TV news in Fort Wayne, beginning at WANE as a student at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, and, over the course of his career, working his way through every kind of job in the newsroom, from technical lighting and camera work to production and news; and,

    Whereas, over his long career, Mr. Harmeyer has seen the tools of his trade change radically, from the days of bulky tape

reels and recorders, to the digital age of high definition and YouTube, and Mr. Harmeyer, owing to his professionalism and talent, has been able to adapt and flourish in the face of nearly 50 years of technological advancement and transformation; and,

    Whereas, beyond his technical and professional skill, Mr. Harmeyer is admired most in the WANE-TV newsroom for his attitude, passion, wisdom and work ethic: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives officially recognizes and congratulates Ron Harmeyer of WANE-TV in Fort Wayne on his recent, well-earned induction into the Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame, honors him for a life spent informing and educating his neighbors and fellow citizens, and wishes him every success for the future.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House transmit a copy
of this resolution to Ron Harmeyer of Fort Wayne.





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