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April 2018

General Meeting Minutes

The minutes from the Fall 2017 General Meeting are attached.  If you are a voting member, and will be attending the Spring 2018 General Meeting during lunch this Saturday, you will be asked to approve these.  Please take a few minutes to look them over.

Full Convention Details

Registration is now closed, so that catering and printing deadlines can be met.

Friday:

12:00 - 3:30 - Timberland Room: Board meeting 

4:00-6:30pm  Timberland Room:  ​Scholarship Interviews

4:00-7:00 - Registration Opens

6:00 - 8:00 - Caterpillar Trail Room:   Opening Reception with cash bar.  Sponsored by Quincy Media Inc.

Saturday:

8:45 - 9:00 -  Salon A  Welcome to Spring Convention 2018

Remembering a Member

One of our favorite radio feature back in the late 1980s and early 90s was “Illinois Notebook.” It offered a behind-the-scenes look at goings on at the state capital and often featured audio that was provocative or funny, but not always critical to telling a hard news story of legislative defeat or victories.  Becky Enrietto was behind the first incarnation of the award-winning feature that ran on the Illinois Radio Network and later on the Illinois News Network.

INBA Response to Sinclair Promo

INBA President Laura Trendle Polus released this statement Monday, after consulting with the INBA Board of Directors: