On July 9, the Central Michigan University Journalism Hall of Fame announced its 2018 CMU Journalism Hall of Fame Inductees, including WLNS-TV (Lansing) Sports Director Fred Heumann.
Heumann is a 1980 graduate of CMU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Broadcast and Cinematic Arts/Journalism. He served as a sports reporter with WDIV-TV (Detroit) from 1994 to 2000; then joined WXYZ-TV (Detroit) as sports reporter and weekend sports anchor from 2000 to 2003.
He has been with WLNS-TV for the past 15 years.
Other 2018 Inductees include:
- John Barnes, former statewide journalism projects editor for MLive Media Group and former metro editor of The Grand Rapids Press.
- Dr. John K. Hartman, emeritus professor CMU Journalism Department, author of “The USA Today Way.”
- Sheila Reinecke, major account executive, MLive Media Group and national account director Advance Newspapers.
The 2018 Journalism Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held November 3 at Courtyard Mount Pleasant at Central Michigan University. Ticket sales begin next month.