Lesley Weidenbener, executive editor of The Statehouse File for four years, will succeed Cory Schouten, who was selected for a fellowship at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City.
The only newspapers to win more awards than IBJ were Crain’s Chicago Business, Crain’s New York Business and the Los Angeles Business Journal.
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.
Judges wrote: “The IBJ’s innovation and moxie shot it to the top" of the general excellence category. They praised the depth and range of news stories as well as last September’s Interview Issue and its collection of “diverse and edgy” interviews.
In the coming weeks, IBJ readers will be given an opportunity to choose from enhanced subscription and access options. The choices readers make will dictate what digital content can be accessed under our new ibj.com metered-paywall business model.
Revenue for Gannett’s newspapers may continue to drift lower after the company breaks into two next year.
The Longtime Indianapolis sports journalist and executive has left the Horizon League to join Pacers Sports & Entertainment as senior vice president of corporate, community and public relations.
While many news organizations across the country are cutting staff in response to challenging market conditions, IBJ is increasing the number of beat reporters on the streets breaking stories and providing indispensable information you can’t get anywhere else.
The state Court of Appeals has dismissed The Indianapolis Star's appeal of a local judge's order requiring it to identify a person who made anonymous comments on its website that a former chief executive of Junior Achievement of Central Indiana contends were defamatory.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has blocked a court order requiring The Indianapolis Star to disclose the name of an online commenter and will hear further arguments on the matter Tuesday morning.
Federal prosecutors in the Tim Durham fraud trial on Wednesday sought to introduce into evidence an IBJ investigative report from October 2009, but a judge agreed with a defense attorney and denied the request.