Baton Rouge, La. – (May 9, 2019) – Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) has named RoyOMartin President, CEO, and CFO Roy O. Martin III as a 2019 Louisiana Legend. Martin and four other honorees were celebrated at the nonprofit’s annual gala, held at the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge. He follows in the footsteps of his father and former company president, Roy O. Martin Jr., who was a 2005 Louisiana Legend.
The Louisiana Legends Gala, now in its 29th year, “honors the best and brightest of Louisiana’s sons and daughters who have distinguished themselves in a variety of disciplines and have brought honor to the state,” according to LPB. The air dates for this year’s awards are Friday, May 31, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 2, at 5 p.m., on LPB.
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