Lou Mervis
December 13, 2013

Industrial recycling innovator Lou Mervis

Lou Mervis, who retired in 2005 as president and CEO of Mervis Industries in Danville, talks about guiding his family's company to become a leader in meeting the manufacturing and recycling needs of various industries. He also reflects on his achievements as a volunteer, from founding the Danville Area Economic Development Corporation to his 17-year service as a member of the Illinois State Board of Education.

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Frederick Marx
December 12, 2013

Film producer/director Frederick Marx

Host David Inge interviews the C-U native and U of I graduate about his 35-year career in the film and television industry.

From his 1994 breakout work, "Hoop Dreams," to his most recent film, "Journey from Zanskar," Marx addresses multiculturalism and expresses empathy for the plight of the disadvantaged. "I love underdog stories," he said. He was a Guest-in-Residence at Unit One/Allen Hall on the U of I campus.

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WILL Highlights

Iconic Broadway songs brought to life on Dec. 2 at 7pm on WILL-TV

Watch the Series 7 premiere on Dec. 3 at 9 pm on WILL-TV, before it debuts in Jan.

The Who’s iconic rock opera on Dec. 5 at 8:30 pm on WILL-TV