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Indiana Broadcasters Association Awarding $30,000 in College Scholarships

Carmel, Ind. – April 17, 2017 – The Indiana Broadcasters Association is awarding scholarships to six college students to help them pursue degrees in the field of broadcasting.   This year, due to the generosity of TV and radio stations across the state, each winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship to help pay for their education as they study … Continued

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Meet New IBA ABIP Inspector Brian Dougherty

The IBA unexpectedly lost a dear friend and colleague, Alternative Broadcast Inspection Program (ABIP) Inspector Dale Gehman, in November.  Dale’s unfortunate passing resulted in a delay in our ABIP Inspections and a backlog for stations that hand pending inspections.  In an effort to ensure our stations are compliant, we hired Brian Dougherty from Illinois to step … Continued

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Hoosier House Members Support Local Radio Freedom

For the second consecutive year, all Indiana House Members of Congress have signed the Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA) promising to protect the deductibility of advertising. Under the current U.S. Tax Code, advertising on local TV and radio is treated as an ordinary business expense. It is critical that this remains the status quo. If … Continued

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pioneer-logoLearn more about the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers. Organized in 1979, it is dedicated to offering opportunities for fellowship, education, public service, and the preservation of broadcast history. Ongoing projects include a quarterly newsletter, this website, the Richard M. Fairbanks Indiana Broadcast Hall of Fame, an exhibit at the Indiana State Museum, and occasional public programs featuring retired broadcasters.

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