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A workshop for voice talent

A workshop for voice talent

Join industry professional Ed Bednarczyk for a full day of voice-over exploration! You’ll cover essential career-launching topics and explore working in the industry on a day-to-day basis. Dig deep into studio development and business management. Discover how to access new post-pandemic opportunities. Plus, get one-on-one voice-over time with Ed using pro home studio gear from Sweetwater.  Space is limited — sign up today at Sweetwater.com/Events 

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Exclusive Program on Covid Relief Money Advertising Opportunities

Exclusive Program on Covid Relief Money Advertising Opportunities

The Indiana Broadcasters Association hosted a special presentation  to learn how to tell the COVID-19 Relief Package story to instantly increase your sales. Kentucky station owner Derron Steenbergen presented a short explanation and motivational presentation for our Hoosier sales teams.  Derron’s presentation “Strike While the Iron’s Hot – Go Get the Order NOW!” provides your team a window into what’s arriving in bank accounts, and how your customers can capitalize on this historic event.

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Snagging Your Station’s Share of Advertising – Covid Relief Dollars Arriving Now in Indiana Households

Snagging Your Station’s Share of Advertising – Covid Relief Dollars Arriving Now in Indiana Households

On Wednesday afternoon (1:00PM Eastern / 12noon Central) join Kentucky station owner Derron Steenbergen – one of the most highly rated sales trainers in our industry – when he presents a short explanation and motivational presentation for our Hoosier sales teams.  Derron’s presentation “Strike While the Iron’s Hot – Go Get the Order NOW!” will give you and your team a window into what’s arriving this week in bank accounts, and how your customers can capitalize on this historic event.

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Indiana Engineers: Panel on ATSC 3.0 Transition – Tuesday, March 16 at 1PM (ET)

Indiana Engineers: Panel on ATSC 3.0 Transition – Tuesday, March 16 at 1PM (ET)

Join us on Tuesday, March 16 at 1PM (ET) for a virtual panel discussion featuring engineers involved with the transition, as well as experts guiding the ATSC 3.0 transition around the country.  The panelists will share their experiences with transition and provide an update on the non-linear opportunities that ATSC 3.0 provides for local television stations.
 

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Nexstar Inc. To Host Exclusive Live Multi-Market Virtual Town Hall with Indiana Congressional Delegation on Wednesday, March 10 at 7 P.M. ET

Nexstar Inc. To Host Exclusive Live Multi-Market Virtual Town Hall with Indiana Congressional Delegation on Wednesday, March 10 at 7 P.M. ET

The town hall will feature members of the Indiana delegation to the United States Congress, including U.S. Senator Mike Braun (R-IN), U.S. Representative  Jim Baird (R-4), U.S. Representative Jim Banks (R-3), U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon (R-8), U.S. Representative Andre Carson (D-7), U.S. Representative Trey Hollingsworth (R-9), U.S. Representative Greg Pence (R-6), U.S. Representative Victoria Spartz (R-5), and U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-2).  Due to restrictions on large gatherings, all the guests will remotely join the broadcast and livestream.

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Reminder About TV License Renewal and EEO Annual Reports – From IBA Washington Counsel David Oxenford

Staying on Top of Your Broadcast FCC EEO Obligations

Even in this most unusual time, the FCC has continued to enforce its EEO rules, reviewing a station’s compliance both in connection with its license renewal and through periodic audits. Stations still need to engage in wide dissemination of information about job...

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Skylar Sigman’s Story: From IBA Career Fair to Iron Horse Broadcasting

Skylar Sigman’s Story: From IBA Career Fair to Iron Horse Broadcasting

During the 2018 IBA Spring Career Fair, Skylar Sigman spent time with what is now Iron Horse Broadcasting in Logansport and ultimately secured a job in play-by-play and sales. Skylar has been with the company for almost three years and talks with IBA Director of Member Services Sam Klemet about the career fair experience, advice for those interviewing at the virtual fair this week, and how he made the leap from student to professional.

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