IBJ Publisher Nate Feltman said the podcast is an effort to contribute to a larger community conversation about diversity.
IBJ Podcast: Pete the Planner answers questions about retirement, college savings, mortgages
Host Mason King and the folks in the Midtown Parents Facebook Group in Indianapolis have a lot of questions about money—specifically how they should be saving it for retirement and college.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Black drag racing champion Antron Brown on his move into team ownership
A three-time world champion, Brown soon will become one of the few Black team owners ever in the 70-year-old NHRA— and one of the few Black majority team owners in any motorsports series.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Chatterbox owner explains why iconic bar waited until this month to reopen
The historic Chatterbox Jazz Club on Massachusetts Avenue downtown is so tiny that opening under pandemic restrictions would have meant just 20 or so people could be inside. That’s no way to make money. But now, the restrictions are gone and the club is about to reopen.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Why a Chicago trade show displaced by the pandemic picked Indy
IBJ reporter Mickey Shuey talks with John Downs, the CEO of the National Confectioners Association, to find out why the group decided to host its signature trade show—The Sweets & Snacks Expo—in person this year and how it picked Indianapolis to be the event’s location.Read More
Baker talks with host Mason King about how the food hall came together—and why, for him, success will be when some of the eateries grow up and move out.
Newfields Board Chair Darrianne Christian, the first Black woman to serve in the role, talks about the museum’s efforts to become more diverse and inclusive.
As host Mason King has experienced, figuring out what type of adviser you need and then which one to hire can be tough. So Peter “Pete the Planner” Dunn explains what to look for and how to choose.
Chris Baggott—co-founder of ExactTarget and ClusterTruck—talks with host Mason King about what makes an idea disruptive and explains why it’s so much easier for startups, rather than established companies, to come up with innovations.
David Johnson, the president and CEO of the Central Indiana Community Partnership, also joins the podcast talk about how Indiana should prepare for the act’s passage.
Host Mason King talks with two restauranteurs—Loughmiller’s Pub & Eatery co-owner Danny Scotten and Upland Brewing Co. President David Bower—about how the labor crunch is affecting their eateries and what they’re doing to try to find workers.
Host Mason King talks with two retailers—Scott Horvath, owner of O’Malia’s Living, and Pat Sullivan, who owns owner of three Sullivan’s Hardware & Garden stores plus Allisonville Home & Garden by Sullivan—about what customers want and why the supply chain is struggling to keep up.
The U.S. economy is on the verge of potentially the greatest boom time of all time, according to Peter “Pete the Planner” Dunn. It will be fueled at least in part by the enhanced child tax credit, which is part of the American Rescue Plan stimulus package.
Mason King talks with IBJ reporter Anthony Schoettle about why IU Athletic Director Scott Dolson likely had fundraising in mind when he put together the Hoosiers’ basketball leadership team.
Thousands of Hoosier adults are receiving COVID vaccines every day in Indiana. But none of the shots are available to kids younger than 16.
IBJ health care reporter John Russell dives into the numbers with host Mason King, and they explore how soon herd immunity might stop the pandemic.
When the pandemic hit one year ago, Sun King almost immediately lost some 40% of its business, the result of restaurants and bars that shuttered and stopped buying beer in kegs.
The pandemic has been tough on restaurants almost across the board. And so it’s no wonder that the Indianapolis City Market has lost a third of its vendors in the last year.
IBJ columnist and investigative reporter Greg Andrews explains why the rights to March Madness are so valuable even as the media landscape changes quickly. And he tells host Mason King why it’s unlikely that the NCAA or its broadcast partners will want to renegotiate the deal—which runs through 2032.
Kelly Tingle kept her job in internal communications at Cummins Inc. but had to adjust to working at home. Lisette Woloszyk lost her job at the JW Marriott but has since found a new one. Andrea Haydon started her own design firm after being laid off from Ratio Design. They talk with host Mason King about their anxieties, fears and hopes about the future.
Host Mason King talked with Mike Cranfill, co-owner of The District Tap, and Mike Cunningham, founder and CEO of Cunningham Restaurant Group, which owns 35 restaurants with plans to open several more soon, about what the NCAA tournament will mean for them.
It’s too soon to know for sure how many downtown workers might not be back. But to try to get a handle on the possibilities, host Mason King talks with IBJ real estate reporter Mickey Shuey, JLL’s Adam Broderick and restauranteur Ed Rudisell about the shifting downtown office market and the businesses that depend on it.
More than 60 business and not-for-profit executives have signed a letter telling lawmakers to back off proposals that would restrict or usurp power from city government in Indianapolis.