25th IBA Spectrum Awards on Saturday
The 25th annual
Indiana Broadcasters Association Spectrum Awards ceremony and dinner are
scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Marriott Indianapolis North Hotel,
According to the IBA, the Spectrum Awards
recognize broadcast excellence for outstanding achievement in broadcasting by
Indiana radio and television stations. It adds that the competition is open to
all FCC licensed radio and television stations in Indiana and is aimed at
“encouraging the highest standards of reporting, community service and
Some 60 Spectrum Awards will be
given out in categories like Station of the Year and Special Interest and
Cultural Programming. Awards are separated for large-, medium- or small-market
stations, as well.
Also on the agenda is the awarding
of the Tom Severino Leadership Award to James Conner, vice president,
Emmis-Terre Haute (Ind.). He oversees WTHI(FM), WSDM(FM), WWVR(FM) and WSDX(AM).
Additionally, IBA has announced that Linda Compton (pictured),
long-time president and CEO of the IBA, is retiring; she’ll be honored at the
awards banquet. Dr. Joe Misiewicz will succeed her.