Indianapolis native DuJaun McCoy is back home with a big project. In April, he purchased WISH-TV Channel 8 and sister station WNDY-TV Channel 23 for $42.5 million, becoming the only black owner of a TV station in a Top 50 market.
IBJ Podcast: Pat Sullivan makes business case for store’s North Pole train
Sullivan talks with podcast host Mason King about why the Sullivan Express is so fun for him and his Sullivan Hardware staff but also why it makes business sense to keep expanding the attraction.Read More
IBJ Podcast: How an Indy group will use $11.6 million to help black students achieve
Host Mason King talks with the Center for Leadership Development’s president, Dennis Bland, about how a Lilly Endowment grant will expand the group’s programs to help minority students achieve in school and in life.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Have you seen this guy painting on the Circle? That’s no accident.
Local artist Justin Vining talks with podcast host Mason King about how he uses data and plein air painting to drive sales.Read More
IBJ Podcast: The story behind a rising food-drink-tourism empire in Nashville
Podcast host Mason King talks with McCabe, the executive chairman of Hard Truth’s parent company, about how the business has evolved, what makes Hard Truth Hills special and what’s coming in the future.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Roger Penske wants to create an ‘entertainment capital’ in Speedway. What does that mean?
Podcast host Mason King talked with Penske about his vision for some 950 acres in Speedway, and chats with Speedway Town Manager Jacob Blasdel and local developer Mike Wells about the possibilities.
This week, Peter “Pete the Planner” Dunn and host Mason King talk about spotting the emotions like envy, fear and shame that can lead to poor financial decision making.
IBJ real estate reporter Mickey Shuey describes the downtown restaurant scene, with details about what’s closing, what’s opening and what’s coming in the future. Plus, find out where you’re likely to spy some IBJ reporters the next time you’re out for lunch.
Host Mason King talks with IBJ reporter Anthony Schoettle about the impact of a new California law that allows college athletes to profit from the use of their name, image and likeness and what the change means for the Indianapolis-based NCAA.
Fred Yeakey at Providence Chriso Rey High School in Indianapolis has found a way to encourage high school boys to let their hair down while he helps shape the way they see opportunities.
DemandJump’s Luke Zhang, who came to the U.S. from China as a teenager, talks with podcast host Mason King about what makes the Indy tech community special and how it could market itself better. And he explains why he takes people skills as seriously as he does his math skills.
Dennis Nottingham was on a police run when he met a house flipper who piqued his interest in real estate. Not long after, Nottingham took some classes and got his real estate license. And for awhile, he sold houses on the side, while working the night shift for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. But after […]
Pete the Planner talks to host Mason King about how to look at your budget and evaluate your readiness for a recession, and he offers advice about the kinds of changes that can help. Plus, he explains why you’re making a mistake if you try to time the market’s ups and downs.
Host Mason King talks with Pete Batule, Upland’s chief operating officer, about the company’s growth, including its busy new brewpub in Fountain Square, and the line of sour beers that its selling across the country and overseas.
Host Mason King talks with Brown about how he has juggled several companies and several degrees (and did we mention the eight kids) and how his interest in intermittent fasting has led his newest venture, LifeOmic, down a new path.
IBJ reporter Hayleigh Colombo talks to host Mason King about the museum’s plans to raze the 91-year-old apartment building and why historic preservationists and transit advocates want to save it—and prevent the museum from using the space for parking.
To help lower income residents make headway toward the middle class, city officials are encoding economic development policies with strategies to support them. In this week’s podcast, Ian Nicolini of Develop Indy unpacks how tax incentives will be tied to inclusion efforts.
Based on a service that had tens of thousands of subscribers in Paris, the electric-car-sharing company predicted that by 2020 it would be profitable and have at least 15,000 members, 200 charging stations, and 500 electric cars on the road. Its latest results aren’t at all close.
IBJ Podcast: Country clubs make updates from age of Cadillacs and ‘Caddyshack’ to attract millennials
Country clubs across the Indy area are in the midst of a transformation as the latest generation of breadwinners decide how they want to spend their leisure time and disposable incomes.
Host Mason King talks with husband-and-wife team Kim and Todd Saxton, both professors at the IU Kelley School of Business at IUPUI, about a book they wrote with entrepreneur Michael Cloran about the icebergs startups face as they try to make it through choppy waters.
Peter Dunn talks to guest host Lesley Weidenbener about all things home buying, including mortgages, determining how much house you can afford, why you shouldn’t put down less than 10% and why the idea of starter homes and family homes is silly.
Morales Group President Seth Morales talks to podcast host Mason King about how the company works with people of all nationalities, the challenges and opportunities presented by the tight labor market, and how his standout college football career at Purdue University impacted his career.
Should you avoid red meat? No. Should you strive for 10,000 steps a day? Not unless you just want to. So says Dr. Aaron Carroll, a pediatrician and researcher at the Indiana University School of Medicine who sees it as his life’s calling to debunk what he considers health myths and weak medical research.
Carroll uses Twitter, a New York Times column, blog post, podcast, videos and books to publish his findings on just about any health issue he thinks needs explaining or correcting.