Due to COVID-19, the Indiana Broadcasters Association is not able to honor this year’s Cardinal Community Service recipients during in-person ceremonies.  However, throughout the rest of the year, the IBA will share conversations with this year’s honorees to talk about the impactful work they are doing in their local communities.

IBA Director of Member Services Sam Klemet talks with the President and CEO of Lakeshore Public Media in Merrillville, James Muhammad, who talks about how his TV and radio stations are discussing issues of race both locally and on a larger scale.

IBA Director of Member Services Sam Klemet talks with the General Manager of DC Broadcasting in Jasper, Bill Potter, who talks about how his five radio stations and TV station answered the call of the community in response to the global pandemic.

2020 Cardinal Community Service Award Recipients

WIMS AM/FM (Michigan City)
Senior Harvest Ball

WYIN/Lakeshore Public Media (Merrillville)
Community Conversation on Protests

WAOR-FM (Mishawaka)
Random Acts of Kindness

WBND-TV (South Bend)
#MichianaUnited

WBYT-FM (Mishawaka)
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Fundraiser

WHME-FM, WHPZ-FM (South Bend)
Pulse FM’s One Beautiful Night

WNDU-TV (South Bend)
Care Package Challenge

WRBR-FM (South Bend)
Stuff-A-Bus

WTRC-AM/FM (Mishawaka)
Radiothon for St. Margaret’s House

Sarkes Tarzian Radio (Ft. Wayne)
Feed the Fort

WLAB-FM, WCKZ-FM, WJYW-FM (Fort Wayne)
Drive By Blessings

WAJI-FM (Fort Wayne)
MAJIC 95.1 Christmas Wish

WANE-TV (Fort Wayne)
Promenade Park

WGBJ-FM (Fort Wayne)
Dollars for Scholars

WLDE-FM (Fort Wayne)
Essential Heroes

WPTA-TV (ABC) (Fort Wayne)
Young Entrepreneurs

WPTA-TV (NBC) (Fort Wayne)
#ArtStartsHere

WQHK-FM (Fort Wayne)
Allen County SPCA Partnership

WRWT-LP (Syracuse)
American Cancer Society Radio-a-thon

Neuhoff Media Lafayette (Lafayette)
Radiothon for COVID-19 Frontline Health Care

WCDQ-FM, WIMC-FM, WCVL-AM/FM (Crawfordsville)
100 Years of Votes for Women

WLHM-FM, WHZR-FM (Logansport)
Win It to Give It

WLQI-FM, WIBN-FM, WRIN-AM (Rensselaer)
The Cheerful Heart Fundraiser

WLQQ-FM (Lafayette)
Stars and Stripes Celebration

WMRS-FM (Monticello)
COVID-19 Community Aid

WMYK-FM (Kokomo)
The Combat Vets Association Motorcycle Ride

WBKQ-FM (Alexandria)
Faces of Farming

WHBU-AM (Anderson)
Community Dinner with James Warner

WMXQ-FM (Hartford City)
Project Poinsettia

WZWZ-FM (Kokomo)
United Way of Howard and Tipton Counties Efforts

WERK-FM (Muncie)
Christmas Choir Contest

WFMG-FM (Richmond)
Fireworks 5K

WIFE-FM (Rushville)
CASA for Children of Rush & Shelby Counties Toy Drive

WKBV-FM (Richmond)
Salvation Army Christmas Radio Show

WQLK-FM (Richnomd)
Pet Walk

WQLK-FM, WHON-AM (Richmond)
Autism Awareness Month

WLBC-FM (Muncie)
Hoosier Heroes

WLPK-AM (Connersville)
Thanksgiving Giving Food Drive

WORX-FM (Madison)
The Madison Regatta Events

WXFN-AM (Muncie)
Morry Mannies Scholarship

Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations
Distance Learning with Indiana Department of Education

WFBQ-FM (Indianapolis)
Free Gas Giveaway

WFYI Public Media (Indianapolis)
EVAL A-7063

WIBC-FM (Indianapolis)
Radiothon for the Salvation Army of Central Indiana

WISH-TV (Indianapolis)
Hoosiers Helping Hoosiers

WNDY-TV (Indianapolis)
E-Learning Initiative with Indianapolis Public Schools

WRTV-TV (Indianapolis)
The Rebound Indiana

WXIN/WTTV-TV (Indianapolis)
Pack the Pantries Virtual Food Drive

WTTS-FM (Bloomington/Indianapolis)
Independent Indiana Venue Alliance

WBDC-FM (Huntingburg)
COVID-19 Community Resources

WEHT-TV (Evansville)
Virtual Graduation Ceremonies

WIKY-FM (Evansville)
Tons of Toys Campaign

WITZ-FM (Jasper)
Support Local Campaign

WJTS-TV (Jasper)
Connecting the Community During COVID

WPSR-FM (Evansville)
Honoring Local Seniors

WSTO-FM (Evansville)
Stock the Lockers School Supply Drive

WTWO/WAWV-TV (Terre Haute)
Drive Out Hunger

WSLM-AM/FM (Salem)
Teddy Bear Scavenger Hunt

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