WISH-TV Channel 8 has added a new anchor to replace Mike Barz, who recently departed after two years of co-anchoring in several of the station’s news slots.
TV, streaming viewership for Indy 500 down from last year’s race
The broadcast of Sunday’s race delivered a huge rating in Indianapolis, but overall viewership was likely hurt by a tougher a slate of competition from other sports, including NASCAR.Read More
Cortopassi leaving Indianapolis after 21 years at three TV stations
Longtime anchor Ray Cortopassi is leaving for a job as an anchor in his hometown of Chicago, where he’ll remain with Nexstar Broadcasting.Read More
Sen. Rubio introduces bill to help NCAA make uniform compensation changes
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s bill would protect the NCAA from being challenged in court if the association changes its rules to allow athletes to earn money for endorsement deals and personal appearances.Read More
Scrappy WISH-TV throws passion, resources into covering chaos
WISH usually has one crew on Saturday nights, but on May 30, it had four. WISH went live outside its normal newscasts more than any other station—which is easier for it to do than any other station because it lacks a major network affiliation.Read More
The Justice Department is reportedly readying a major case accusing Google of abusing its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and boost its profits.
The local ABC affiliate’s longtime sports director takes over Thursday as vice president of communications for the open-wheel racing series.
Ben Hill, who has co-anchored WTHR-TV Channel 13’s morning weekday news since 2016, is leaving Indianapolis for an anchor job in Nashville, Tennessee, WTHR announced Tuesday.
In addition, on Friday and again on Sept. 11, dozens of community leaders will spend the day cleaning and sprucing up the area.
A growing number of analysts and insiders are reaching a startling conclusion: The scrapping of the college Division I football season actually might come with as many silver linings as drawbacks—maybe even more.
The 30-minute show, called All INdiana Politics, will run at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays starting Sept. 27.
The suit involves fees that Circle City is seeking for the retransmission of WISH and WNDY on AT&T’s Uverse and DirecTV cable and satellite services. Circle City filed a similar lawsuit against Dish TV earlier this year.
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. has offered JDA Worldwide and its newly created parent company, Prolific, up to $2.2 million in tax credits to support its expansion plans.
The Associated Press, whose Stylebook is widely influential in the industry, said Monday it will reject the recommendation of the National Association of Black Journalists and continue to lowercase white in its usage rules.
A regulator will this month publish draft rules forcing the two U.S. tech giants to share revenue generated from news with the original publishers. Should others follow, it would chip away at two of the most wildly successful business models of the 21st century.
Phil Daniels joins the fast-growing Carmel-based marketing agency after more than 11 years at health care analytics software firm Springbuk, which he co-founded in 2009.
Fishers-based audio marketing technology company Vibenomics Inc. on Wednesday said its specialized private audio network will broadcast inside Kroger’s 2,300 stores, targeting millions of monthly visitors.
The tourism group’s new “You Have Earned It” campaign focuses on Indiana residents and relies heavily on Facebook and Google advertising platforms.
Several companies say they will halt social media ads after a campaign led by civil rights organizations called for an ad boycott of Facebook, saying it doesn’t do enough to stop racist and violent content.
Kevin Rader, a fixture at WTHR-TV Channel 13 since 1990, said he would remain in Indiana but would be leaving television news in July.
The change conveys “an essential and shared sense of history, identity and community among people who identify as Black, including those in the African diaspora and within Africa,” an AP official said Friday.
In 1895, George P. Stewart and Will Porter launched a two-page church bulletin that they then turned into a weekly newspaper covering the African American community in Indianapolis.