Contributing editor

Harton joined IBJ in 1984, fresh out of Indiana University’s School of Journalism. He covered banking, real estate and the business of sports before becoming associate editor in 1988. He became managing editor the following year and editor in 1990, serving in that position until 2013. Over the years, Harton’s short stories about Indianapolis real estate have been published in The New York Times and he has won statewide and national awards for his IBJ editorials and columns. Harton is also a freelance writer and is active in several community organizations.


2016 Health Care Heroes: Rhonda Berger

Rhonda Berger, volunteer and advocate for Indiana Donor Network, lost her 19-year-old daughter in a 2009 apartment fire. Now, she gets comfort from telling her daughter’s story and helping other donor families through their grief.

Read More

2016 Health Care Heroes: Kristin Wikel

Kristin Wikel, supervisor of the school program at Riley Hospital for Children, is passionate about being an advocate for Riley patients and their families while they’re in the hospital and after they’ve gone home.

Read More

2016 Health Care Heroes: Lance Trexler

Lance Trexler, the executive director of Resource Facilitation at Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana, created a personalized, specialized plan of attack to help patients with brain injuries return to more normal lives.

Read More