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WTVM's Chuck Leonard honored for 35 years in the television industry

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News Leader 9's own Chuck Leonard was inducted into the Silver Circle by the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, Southeast Chapter on Sept. 12, 2014.

Chuck is one of 13 television pioneers recognized by the association for careers spanning 25 years or more. His fellow inductees into the Silver Circle include:

Vivian Brown, The Weather Channel

Cal Callaway, FOX5, WAGA-TV

Sharron Collins, Georgia Public Broadcasting

Mike Dreaden, WSB-TV

Ian Feinberg, Chattahoochee Tech

Phil Humes, WXIA-TV

John Marcum, Marcum Design

Mike McClain, FOX5, WAGA-TV

Paul Ossmann, CBS Atlanta

Steve Riley, WSB-TV

Mike Seidel, The Weather Channel

Keith Whitney, WXIA-TV

The association states that candidates will have made significant contributions not only to the industry, but to their communities in the southeast regional market.  NATAS also recognizes excellence and dedication with regard to mentoring and education to ensure the future of the broadcast industry.

Congratulations Chuck on this much-deserved honor!

Visit this link for more information about the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences. 

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