By The Associated Press
BLOOMINGTON — Late columnist Matthew Tully of The Indianapolis Star heads a class of five inductees this year onto the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame.
Tully, a northwestern Indiana native, died of cancer at age 49 in October. He began his career as a reporter for the Gary Post-Tribune and later wrote for the Congressional Quarterly.
Also being honored in a ceremony May 18 in Indianapolis are Indiana University lecturer and Indianapolis Star deputy managing editor Nancy Comiskey, Fort Wayne television broadcaster Richard Florea, reporter/editor Andrea Neal, and San Francisco and Terre Haute columnist Stephanie Salter.
Florea served as news director at WKJG-TV, where he was the anchor for 17 years.
Neal covered the Statehouse for United Press International and later was editorial page editor for the Star.