This story appeared in the June 1 edition of the Lincoln Journal Star and is reprinted here by permission. In it are 20 or so kids wearing uniform shirts stretched over shoulder pads and leather helmets with no face guards. Sitting in his office on the seventh floor of the Wells Fargo building, the silver-haired Chapin looks more like a man of 60, not one who turned 80 in March. The Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital is using Chapin as a spokesman.
Richard Chapin in Nebraska
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This has made me feel really special and I owe it all to you and all the broadcasters in Nebraska. Please convey my heartfelt thanks to all of them. You have really touched me in a special way— -and I will treasure the award forever. In March , Richard W. In January , Chapin was elected Chairman of the Radio Advertising Bureau, which is the national advertising trade association. In , Chapin became a partner and Vice President in the R. Chapin formed his own media brokerage firm in , Chapin Enterprises, which he continues to own and manage.
Dick Chapin Honored as “Legendary Nebraska Broadcaster”
Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now. This exclusive honor was created by the NBA Board of Directors expressly for Chapin to be recognized his leadership and contributions in the industry. He has started and guided the successful careers of countless broadcasters, and has brought outstanding community service to dozens of cities as both an operator and as a broker who paired the right buyers with the right stations. We are blessed to have someone who has made such a strong impact on our industry right here in Nebraska.
Chapin, was appointed chairman, succeeding a pattern of yearly rotations of chairman and vice chairman. Always a hands-on operator, Dick was seldom concerned about ratings, though his rated stations were frequently 1. Having the best people was an absolute priority. The Chapin management team developed sales promotions into a productive art form.