Tyndale author Chris Fabry inducted into Marshall University School of Journalism and Mass Communications Hall of Fame
CAROL STREAM, Ill.— May 1, 2020— Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that Chris Fabry, five-time Christy Award–winning author and 2018 inductee to the Christy Award Hall of Fame, was inducted into the Marshall University School of Journalism and Mass Communications Hall of Fame.
Chris Dickerson, president of the Marshall University School of Journalism and Mass Communications Hall of Fame Advisory Board, announced the news in a press release on April 29, 2020. In it, he shared, “We are extremely proud of all of our graduates, and it is an honor to welcome five more very deserving members to our hall of fame.”
The release further stated: “Fabry, a 1982 SOJMC graduate, is a bestselling author and an award-winning broadcaster. Primarily focusing his work on family and Christian issues, the Culloden native has written more than 80 books—including titles that have landed him on the New York Times bestseller lists—and has hosted national radio programs for more than 35 years.”
Karen Watson, publisher of Tyndale fiction, shared, “Having observed Chris over more than two decades in publishing, I have seen him display a consistently high level of professionalism through the challenges of a long career in broadcasting and writing. Whether managing a demanding schedule with competing deadlines or adapting to the sobering realities of a rapidly changing media landscape, Chris’s admirable personal integrity, his wit, and his resilience have consistently stood out. I am delighted that he has received this much-deserved recognition.”
Chris Fabry, a 1982 graduate of the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Marshall University, is an award-winning author and radio personality who hosts the daily program Chris Fabry Live on Moody Radio. He is also heard on Love Worth Finding, Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, and other radio programs. A native of West Virginia, Chris and his wife, Andrea, now live in Arizona and are the parents of nine children.
Chris’s novels, which include Overcomer, Dogwood, June Bug, Almost Heaven, The Promise of Jesse Woods, and Under a Cloudless Sky, have won five Christy Awards, an ECPA Christian Book Award, and two Awards of Merit from Christianity Today, but it’s his lyrical prose and tales of redemption that keep readers returning for more.
Chris has also published more than 70 other books, ranging from nonfiction and film novelizations, including the bestseller War Room, to novels for children and young adults. He coauthored the Left Behind: The Kids series with Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye, as well as the Red Rock Mysteries and The Wormling series with Jerry B. Jenkins.
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Since its founding in 1962, Tyndale House Publishers has been a voice to trust for generations of readers. Today, Tyndale is one of the largest independent Christian publishers in the world. Tyndale’s mission is to make the Bible accessible to as many people as possible in language that they can relate and respond to. Tyndale publishes the Holy Bible, New Living Translation (NLT) and offers nonfiction books that equip readers with Christ-centered insight, counsel, and life-improving stories. In addition, Tyndale publishes fiction from fresh new voices and celebrated authors alike, capturing the imagination of millions of readers. With a deep understanding of the importance of nurturing future generations, Tyndale also publishes children’s products that make God’s Word and wisdom come alive. Tyndale’s independent status allows it to follow its founding model, giving a majority of annual revenue—more than $100 million throughout its history—to charitable missions. With every book purchased, Tyndale readers help meet the physical and spiritual needs of people around the world.