IBJ won the national general excellence award for weeklies from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers late last month, beating out fellow finalists Advertising Age and the Portland Business Journal.
Dropping one of the most popular radio shows in this market over the last two decades is part of a plan to remain a dominant force, WIBC officials said. The show's syndicator already is talking with other local stations.
The arms race in local TV news continues to escalate. WRTV-TV Channel 6 is the latest station to up the ante, with plans to launch a local one-hour news program at 4 p.m. branded “The Now” on April 20.
The people behind locally produced “Pet Pals TV” launched a television show last month aimed at central Indiana baby boomers. “Boomer TV” is off to such a fast start, the show’s creators already have an eye on taking it national.
After 15 years on the air, "Sound Medicine" will broadcast its last new episode on April 26. The Indiana University School of Medicine, the show's primary funder, wants to change the direction of its marketing.