Editor

Weidenbener joined IBJ in 2015 as managing editor after more than 20 years covering politics and government for several news organizations. She was promoted to editor in January 2021 and oversees a staff of 18 reporters, editors, designers and researchers. She writes a column every other week.

In addition to writing, Weidenbener enjoys shooting photos and editing video and sound and likes to think of herself as a little crafty, especially when it comes to reupholstering a chair. She is a native of Vincennes but has lived in the Garfield Park area of Indianapolis since late 1995.

Family: Husband, Jeff; cats, Simba & Twitch 

Go-to drink: Diet Mountain Dew

Favorite movies: Apollo 13 and Shawshank Redemption

First job: Pulling clay pigeons for trap shooting

Articles

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Powerful former Sen. Larry Borst dies

Borst served 36 years in the Senate representing southern Marion County and northern Johnson County. For more than three decades, he was chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, the panel through which the budget and all tax legislation had to pass.

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Seven execs tell us where they take clients to dinner

The biggest business deals often come together over a great dinner. But with all the amazing options—new and old—in Indianapolis, choosing just the right spot might seem daunting. Do you go for the best food? For the trendy new place? Or how about simply a spot where you can hear a conversation?

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