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January 2020

INBA Podcast: Abdul Hakim Shabazz

Abdul Hakim Shabazz (right) at the INBA Fall Convention in Urbana.

Abdul Hakim Shabazz does a lot in media: he is on the air at WIBC radio and WRTV-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana, WVON radio in Chicago, and is also the editor and publisher of IndyPolitics.Org. He hosted a morning radio talk show in Springfield, Illinois and has covered state politics in Indiana and Illinois. He is an attorney and also got a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois at Springfield. Abdul was interviewed by Margaret Larkin at the INBA fall convention in Urbana.

INBA Podcast: Andrea Darlas

Andrea Darlas speaks at the INBA Fall Convention in Urbana.

Andrea Darlas has reported and anchored news for radio and TV for several years, and spent most of her career at WGN Radio in Chicago. She is the Senior Director of Constituent Engagement for University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and was the keynote speaker at the INBA fall convention. She was interviewed by Margaret Larkin at the Illini Center in downtown Chicago.

Winter Board Meeting January 11 In Normal

The bylaws of the Illinois News Broadcasters Association call for quarterly meetings of the board. And because we're a journalism organization, we're all about transparency.

So join us Saturday, January 11, 2020 for our winter board meeting. It will take place at Fell Hall, on the campus of Illinois State University, starting at 10:30 a.m. We invite you in to see "how the sausage is made."

Fell Hall is located at 304 S. University Street in Normal. Parking is available at the West Beaufort Street garage.