From our media partners at Network Indiana—
The Joy of Muncie: Bob Ross in Indiana is a just-released radio documentary exploring the life and career of “TV’s Happy Painter” Bob Ross and the Joy of Painting television program.
It’s a story told through the memories of those who knew Bob Ross best, from his best friend to the Hoosier broadcaster who signed the deal with Ross to bring the Joy of Painting to Muncie, Indiana.
This special also explores the Indiana side of Bob Ross’ story, from the creation of Muncie’s public television station, Muncie’s history of pop culture influence, and how the town honors the legacy of Bob Ross to this day.
The radio documentary was written and produced by Donnie Burgess.
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