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IDEA to Induct Pens' Rod Murray Into the Hall of Fame

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins
Las Cruces, New Mexico – The Information and Entertainment Association (IDEA) will induct Rod Murray of the Pittsburgh Penguins into the IDEA Hall of Fame.  A formal induction ceremony will take place at the 2011 IDEA Conference to be held in Kansas City, Missouri, July 10thth through 13th.

Currently the Senior Director, Production and Game Presentation for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Murray began his career in the game presentation industry with the MLB California Angels in 1989.   Rod’s career also includes stints with the NHL Anaheim Ducks and NBA Cleveland Cavaliers.

Murray served as President of IDEA from 1994~1996, and was the IDEA Conference Host City Coordinator in 1996.  Murray has received five (5) IDEA Golden Matrix Awards, the organization’s highest honor for excellence in event presentation production.

“I’m honored to be inducted into IDEA’s Hall of Fame,” said Murray  “It’s especially rewarding to know this recognition is based on a vote by my industry colleagues, many of whom I’ve had the privilege to know and work with for over 20 years.”
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