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IBA Members Celebrate Emmy Awards Success

Eight IBA member stations are basking in the glow of  winning regional Emmy Awards over the weekend.  The 48th annual Lower Great Lakes Emmy Awards were held Saturday and IBA member stations and their staff took home some hardware. WTHR in Indianapolis won 22 awards including “Evening Newscast,” “Breaking News,” “Spot News,” and “Overall Excellence” … Continued

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Introducing the IBA Community Service Awards

TV and radio Stations across the state of Indiana are on the front lines of covering breaking news and sharing alerts, but they also provide vital information about their neighborhoods and residents that isn’t available elsewhere. Broadcasting is truly a local service, which is why the IBA is going to honor the great community work … Continued

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WPTA’s Legal Battle to use Court Audio

IBA member station WPTA in Fort Wayne is currently in a legal battle fighting to be able to use court audio in the reporting of a highly controversial court case in the area.  The IBA interviewed General Manger Merry Ewing about the matter and what other stations can learn from the situation.  Explain what spurred … Continued

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Jul 13

Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration Employment Opportunity Fair

Thursday, July 13, 2017 | Noon - 6 p.m.

This summer’s largest job fair is the The Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration Employment Opportunity Fair will be held Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 12 p.m. -6 p.m. in the 500 Ballroom at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. Indiana TV and Radio stations can earn EEO credit by participating in one hour shifts … Continued

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Aug 14

IBA Community Service Awards

Monday, August 14, 2017

Whether it’s covering breaking news, providing high-quality entertainment, or serving as the primary source of local information, broadcast stations in Indiana are the voice of Hoosier communities. Which is why the Indiana Broadcasters Association is proud to announce a new awards program recognizing TV and radio stations that are making a difference in their communities.  … 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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