Indiana Broadcasters Foundation Awards $45,000 in College Scholarships


This weekend, the Indiana Broadcasters Foundation awarded nine students $5,000 scholarships to pursue degrees in broadcasting.  Executive Director Dave Arland presented eight of the nine students with checks during a luncheon ceremony in Carmel.  Over the past two years, the IBA has awarded $75,000 in scholarships to support the future of TV and radio in the state.

2018 Scholarship Winners:

Kyle Winkel – Indiana University
Cailey Griffin – DePauw University
Esther Bower – Ball State University
Brittney Ermon – Ball State University
Cameron DeBlasio – Ball State University
Seena Greiwe – Ball State University
Connor Nichols – Ball State University
Kyle Crawford – Ball State University
Samantha Johnson – Ball State University

The scholarships would not be possible without the support of our members.  Thank you to the TV and radio stations that contributed to the program this year.

2018 Contributing Stations:

WITZ AM/FM – Jasper
WTWO and WAWV TV- Terre Haute
WAJI – Fort Wayne
WTTS/WGCL – Bloomington
WNIT – South Bend
Emmis Communications – Indianapolis
WNDU TV – South Bend
Woof Boom Radio – Muncie and Lafayette
WQLK and WHON – Richmond
WTHR TV – Indianapolis
WEDJ, WNTS and WSYW – Indianapolis and Danville
Entercom Radio – Indianapolis
WISH TV – Indianapolis
WPTA TV – Fort Wayne
WEHT TV – Evansville
WYET, WNDV, WYXX, WDND – Indianapolis
WBWB, WHCC – Indianapolis
IMS Production – Indianapolis

Also, thank you to the judges who took time out of their busy schedules to thoroughly evaluate each entry and chose this year’s winners.

2018 Scholarship Program Judges:
Wally Leavitt – IMS Productions
Drew Carey –  Bob and Tom Radio Network
Amy Dillon – WQLK & WHON  (Richmond)
Cherilyn Stephens – WTHR (Indianapolis)
John O’Brien – WNDU (South Bend)


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