The founder of RBR+TVBR, Jim Carnegie, has died.
Carnegie and his wife Cathy founded the publication in 1983 and built it into one of the strongest brands in the broadcasting industry.
Cathy passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in 2012. Jim Carnegie sold the publication to Streamline Publishing Chairman Eric Rhoads in 2013.
Jim Carnegie died of natural causes, according to the Confirmation from Pinellas County, Florida Medical Examiner.
He was 66.
UPDATE: Friends have organized a “Celebration of Life” service for both Jim and his wife Cathy Carnegie.
The service is set for Sunday, August 21st at 5PM at Caddy’s on the Beach in Treasure Island, which is a beach in the St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida area.
A reception will follow the service. Organizers ask those who come to bring photos and stories you would like to share. Spread the word and please RSVP on Jim’s Facebook page if you can stay for the reception.