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Broadcasters Impacted by COVID Could Seek IRS Tax Benefits – Including Cash Back

Broadcasters Impacted by COVID Could Seek IRS Tax Benefits – Including Cash Back

As part of the federal CARES Act, broadcasters are eligible for Employee Retention Tax Credits for payroll expenses not covered already by a Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan.  The additional assistance is the result of efforts by the National Association of Broadcasters and IBA to help stations whose businesses were severely impacted by the pandemic.  

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Register Now: “Breaking Out of the Cocoon” with Mark Levy, RDR

Register Now: “Breaking Out of the Cocoon” with Mark Levy, RDR

You’re invited to “Breaking Out for a Beautiful Rest of the Year!” with your Indiana Broadcasters Association and Mark Levy. For many of us, 2020 seemed like a year that we were “trapped” inside an awfully ugly cocoon of well, ugliness! So I hope you join your Indiana Broadcasters Association and yours truly as we “Break Out” to make this a beautiful rest of the year! That’s pretty bold talk, so you’ll have to attend to see if I can back it up: June 29th in Ft. Wayne and June 30th in Bloomington.

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IBA Launches Engineering Internship Program

IBA Launches Engineering Internship Program

Engineers are the foundation of any broadcasting station.  Their ability to respond ensures stations stay on the air and connected to the communities they serve. The Indiana Broadcasters Association Engineering Internship Program provides college students the opportunity to learn more about broadcast engineering through a 14-week (length can vary from 12-16 weeks) paid program with stations across the state.

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70+ Stations Honored for Community Service; $2 Million Raised by Indiana TV and Radio Stations

70+ Stations Honored for Community Service; $2 Million Raised by Indiana TV and Radio Stations

The unprecedented events of the past year means more and more Hoosiers rely on Indiana TV and radio stations for information to keep safe and informed. But beyond the critical up-to-date local news, Indiana broadcasters provided critical resources and put forth unique efforts to support local businesses, schools, and the communities they serve. During a time when needs were greatest, Indiana broadcasters answered the call. This year’s recipients of the Cardinal Community Service Awards raised more than $2 Million for communities across the state.

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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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