|Betsy Kling, WKYC Chief Meteorologist|
Kling is chief meteorologist and evening weather forecaster for Channel 3 News at 6, 7 and 11p weeknights and is only the 8th recipient of the award which is presented to individuals who best exemplify the qualities of Chuck Heaton, the late Plain Dealer reporter and Press Club Hall of Famer who passed away in February 2008.
Heaton was known for his lifelong dedication to journalism, his fairness, his concern for community and helping others.
Five leaders from print, broadcast and digital media will also be inducted into The Press Club of Cleveland 2015 Journalism Hall of Fame.
This year, the inductees include:
- Mark Dawidziak, Television Critic/Pop Culture, The Plain Dealer
- Bob Dyer, Columnist, Akron Beacon Journal
- Tom Hamilton, Broadcaster, "Voice of the Cleveland Indians"
- Ken Robinson,Multimedia Journalist, Newsradio WTAM 1100 Cleveland, iHeartMedia
- Liz (Ludlow) Vaccariello, Chief Content Officer and Editor in Chief, Reader's Digest; former Editor of Cleveland Magazine