Year Name Company
2017 Matt Wagner Matt Wagner Design
2016 Kris Laufer Ten Adams
2015 Mike Bevers Midwest Communications
2014 Jack Pate Evansville Courier Company
2013 Tim Black WEVV-TV
2012 Andrew Herbertz Casino Aztar
2011 Shelly Johnson Bill Hudson & Associates
2010 Bob Jeffers University of Southern Indiana
2009 Pam Hight  
2008 Nancy Kirkpatrick Keller Crescent
2007 Randy Lientz AXIOM Marketing & Advertising
2006 Bob West University of Southern Indiana
2005 Phil Mowrey Daniel Burton Dean
2004 John Chidester Holiday World & Splashin Safari
2003 Kay Forbes-Smith KFS & Associates
2002 Dick Thomas Keller Crescent
2001 Lynne Mlady Keller Crescent
2000 Larry Aiken Aiken Management
1999 Pat Fagan Keller Crescent
1998 Carol & Howard Abrams deJongs
1997 Delores Mason Evansville Courier Company
1996 Lynn Mautz WIKY / WJPS
1995 Jan Eastham Evansville Courier Company
1994 John Reiplinger WAZE-TV 52
1993 Jack Headlee Ten Adams Advertising Agency
1992 FA “Al” Samuelson, Jr. Keller Crescent
1991 Robert H. Hartmann Evansville Press
1990 William R. Hight WEVV-TV, Channel 44
1989 Gary Edwards Edwards Outdoor Advertising
1988 Courtney Smith Smiths Radio Works
1987 Raymond S. Norris Sears, Roebuck & Company
1986 Robert M. Wright Motivational Enterprises
1985 Pattie Davis Washington Square Mall
1984 Leon Howell Naegele Outdoor Advertising
1983 Clarence E. Krieger Krieger-Ragsdale & Company
1982 Thurman Artz Evansville Printing Corporation
1981 Henry Campbell WIKY FM-AM
1980 Fred Kitch Keller Crescent
1979 Charles A. Blake WIKY FM-AM
1978 Ernest D. Madden WEHT-TV, Channel 25
1977 Melba Jean Racener Racener Advertising Agency
1976 John F. Hurlbut WVMC-WSAB Radio, Wabash Cable TV
1975 Robert E. Henkle Faultess Division, Bliss & Laughlin Industries
1974 Alan Graf Keller Crescent
1973 E. Berry Smith WTVW-TV, Channel 7
1972 Walter J. Fehn Evansville Printing Company
1971 Robert L. Leach National City Bank
1970 Chickie Frieberg Racener Advertising Agency
1969 Clyde M. Ricketts WGBF AM & FM
1968 Henry C. Meyer Sears, Roebuck & Company
1967 Martin L. Leich WGBF
1966 Herb C. Simpson Simpson Printing Company
1965 No Recipient  
1964 Fred W. Balz Evansville Printing Corporation
1963 Alan A. Brentano Keller Crescent
1962 Richard Geier Creative Press