Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes individuals for exceptional meritorious service, contributions to, or achievements in the field of broadcasting in Indiana over the course of a career.  This is the IBA’s highest honor and is presented to an Indiana broadcaster whose work is uniquely beneficial and of superior value to their community and to the Association.

Recent IBA Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

Reid Chapman – 2006
Tom Carnegie – 2007
Daniel Byron – 2008
James Freeman – 2009
John Dille III – 2010
Jeff Smulyan – 2011
Scott Blumenthal – 2012
Dave Keister – 2013
Franklin Schurz – 2014
Cindy Ward  – 2015
Gwen Piening  – 2016
Steve Bell – 2017
Linda Compton – 2018
Sarkes Tarzian – 2019