ROCKFORD (INBA) – The Illinois News Broadcaster’s Association is pleased to announce its first in-person event since the pandemic.
“INBA members remained active and connected during the pandemic, but we know there is simply no substitute for the networking and lively engagement of an in-person convention. We are thrilled to gather safely in Rockford for a weekend to remember,” said INBA President and WNIJ News Director, Jenna Dooley.
Our fall convention will be in Rockford from Sept. 24-26 at the Embassy Suites.
Details about our workshops, panels, and speakers are coming soon. On top of reconnecting with broadcast journalists across the state, there will be a ceremony for our first ever INBA Crystal Mic Awards.
The INBA Crystal Mic Awards will be presented at Saturday night’s banquet. Here are the award categories:
- Station of the Year
- Digital Presentation of the Year
- Reporter of the Year
- Weather Operation of the Year (TV Only)
- Radio Newscast of the Year and the Paul Davis TV Newscast of the Year
To enter to win, CLICK HERE.
We can’t wait to see you and catch up!
We are asking all attendees to follow current CDC and IDPH guidelines for COVID-19.
Right now that means we’re asking unvaccinated attendees to wear a face mask during INBA gatherings.
Masks are not required for vaccinated individuals.