From left: David Truby, Ed Bouchette, and John Esposito
David Truby, professor emeritus and cofounder of the IUP Journalism Department, said he has “frequent homecomings” with friends and former students Ed Bouchette ’73 and John Esposito ’78.
A longtime sports writer at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Ed received the NFL Hall of Fame’s Dick McCann Award in 2014, followed by IUP’s Distinguished Alumni Award last year.
James Donio, right, president of the Music Business Association, presented Music Biz’s Presidential Award for Outstanding Executive Achievement to John Esposito in May.
John was recently promoted to chairman and CEO of Warner Music Nashville. The promotion coincided with his receiving the Music Business Association’s Presidential Award for Outstanding Executive Achievement in May. John helped establish Warner Music Nashville in 2009. He is a 2011 recipient of the IUP Distinguished Alumni Award.