JeffNewman

Daily Editor
Construction, design, engineering

Newman has covered the Indianapolis business community as an editor or reporter for 21 years, including the past 18 at IBJ. He joined the newspaper in 1995 as a real estate reporter, became editor of IBJ’s Focus section a year later and served the next 13 years in that position. He became Daily Editor at the beginning of 2009. Prior to IBJ, he had a three-year stint as an editor and writer at the now-defunct Indianapolis C.E.O. magazine. A graduate of Ball State University, Newman spent the first six years of his journalism career as a sports writer and editor at several Indiana newspapers, including the Michigan City News-Dispatch, the Whitley County Post & Mail and the Muncie Evening Press. He lives in Fishers with his wife and two of their four children. An avid sports fan, Newman has spent every year since 1972 believing this is finally the Cubs’ year.

Phone:
(317) 472-5382

Recent Articles

Opus seeks tax breaks on $10.9M building near airport

September 15, 2014
A tax-abatement request for the project filed with the city last week said the 434,400-square-foot flex industrial building will be built on a speculative basis.
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Remy to spend $32M to settle patent lawsuit

September 12, 2014
Pendleton-based Remy International Inc. has agreed to pay $32 million to settle a patent lawsuit with an Italian manufacturer that was filed in 2008, the company announced late Thursday.
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Melangton leaving Sports Corp. for IMS

September 12, 2014
Allison Melangton plans to step down as Indiana Sports Corp. president and will become senior vice president of events with Hulman & Co., parent of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Ryan Vaughn, chief of staff to Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, will succeed Melangton.
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Former Indy Chamber exec joins Old National

September 11, 2014
Former Indy Chamber President John Myrland has been hired by Old National Bank in the new position of community engagement executive for its Indianapolis region, the bank announced Thursday.
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HHGregg hires former Marsh exec as CFO

September 11, 2014
Indianapolis-based HHGregg Inc. has hired former Marsh Supermarkets executive Robert J. Riesbeck as its new chief financial officer, the appliances and electronics retailer announced Thursday.
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Veteran Colts beat writer Chappell joining WRTV

September 9, 2014
Mike Chappell, who spent 30 years as a sportswriter with The Indianapolis Star before resigning Monday, has joined WRTV-TV Channel 6 as a writer and commentator, the station announced Tuesday morning.
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Harlan Bakeries plans $13M expansion in Avon

September 8, 2014
The company, one of Hendricks County's largest employers, said the expansion will help it retain 700 workers at its flagship plant
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School of Philanthropy at IUPUI appoints new dean

September 8, 2014
Indiana University has found a successor to Gene Tempel, who is set to step down as dean of the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI. The position will be funded through the newly created Eugene R. Tempel Deanship.
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Shapiro's to open restaurant in Fashion Mall

September 4, 2014
The 4,200-square-foot restaurant will be about 60 percent smaller than Shapiro’s downtown flagship location, but will carry most of the same menu items the deli is known for, plus some new ones.
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St. Vincent considers $14M sports performance facility at Marian

September 2, 2014
Marian University, St. Vincent Health and four amateur sports groups have entered into formal discussions that could result in major developments at the northwest-side campus, the university announced Tuesday.
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Bloomington firm wins construction bid for transit center

August 28, 2014
The IndyGo board of directors on Thursday night chose Bloomington-based Weddle Bros. Building Group LLC to build the planned Downtown Transit Center. Weddle outbid five other companies.
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