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June 2019

INBA Podcast: Students You Should Know

Here is an INBA Podcast for students considering a career in broadcast journalism. In this podcast, Margaret Larkin sits down with Marcellus Angel and Kaitlyn Palakaitis.

INBA Podcast: Molly Jirasek

Margaret Larkin interviews Molly Jirasek at the INBA Spring Convention 2019 in Normal, IL.

In this latest INBA Podcast, Margaret Larkin sits down with Peoria Assistant News Director, Molly Jirasek. Jirasek has been AND at Heart of Illinois ABC for about two years. She comes from a reporting and producing background in her hometown, of South Bend, Indiana and is a graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington. Also, Jirasek recently took over as chair of INBA's FOIA/OMA committee this spring. 

Andrea Darlas To Keynote Fall Convention

Andrea Darlas headshot

INBA is excited to announce that longtime WGN reporter and anchor Andrea Darlas will be the keynote speaker at the Fall 2019 Convention in Urbana.

Andrea Darlas is an award-winning radio and television news anchor/reporter and talk show host based in Chicago.  She’s currently the Senior Director of Constituent Engagement for University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, based at the Illini Center in Chicago.

INBA Seeks Recording Secretary

INBA is looking for someone to become our Recording Secretary, since Jasmine Crighton has tendered her resignation, effective July 1.

INBA Board Meeting June 29 In Normal

UPDATE: The next meeting of the INBA Board of Directors will be Saturday June 29 at Fell Hall on the Illinois State University campus in Normal, beginning at 10:00am. It had previously been scheduled to start at 10:30am.