updated: 8/31/2012 7:57:04 PM
Inside INdiana Business Television is on the move in Indianapolis. The state's leading local business news program will start airing on WTHR (Channel 13) on September 9 at 11 a.m. The NBC affiliate will broadcast the full-hour version of the show every Sunday morning following Meet The Press.
August 31, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, August 31 — WTHR (Channel 13) announced today that the state’s most-watched local business television program, ‘Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick,’ will premiere on the station beginning Sunday, September 9th at 11 a.m. Regarded as one of the state’s preeminent business experts and journalists, Gerry Dick serves as host of the weekly, full-hour show, which is seen on 15 network affiliated and public television stations statewide, including WFYI-TV in Indianapolis.
“We are excited to be partnering with the recognized brand for news in Indiana as we expand the reach of our multi-media platform, including www.InsideINdianaBusiness.com,” said Dick. “The health of our economy continues to be a huge concern for consumers and CEOs alike, and ‘Inside INdiana Business’ is all about delivering important and relevant information that gives viewers insight and analysis they can’t get anywhere else.”
WTHR President and General Manager John Cardenas said, “Gerry has an outstanding reputation for delivering important and impactful business news that affects consumers. Not only am I excited about the show, but we’ll count on Gerry to contribute his vast business knowledge and reporting skills to our newscasts when there are stories that impact our local economy.”
Gerry has been honored with Ernst and Young’s prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year Award and was recognized by the Small Business Administration as its Journalist of the Year. He is a frequent keynote speaker on issues related to Indiana business.
The host and creator of ‘Inside INdiana Business’ television, Gerry also serves as president and managing editor of Grow INdiana Media Ventures, LLC, an Indianapolis-based media company focused on producing and distributing Indiana business news through a multi-media platform. Gerry and Technology Entrepreneur Scott Jones form the ownership team of GIMV.
Gerry is a native Hoosier, born and raised in the Vermillion County community of Clinton. He is a graduate of Indiana State University, which has recognized his professional accomplishments with its Distinguished Alumni Award. His broadcast news background includes 14 years of service at WRTV (ABC, Indianapolis) as a principal reporter and field anchor. He has also served as a business analyst for WISH-TV (CBS, Indianapolis).
The Dispatch Broadcast Group includes WBNS-TV, WBNS-AM/FM, Ohio News Network and Radio Sound Network in Columbus, Ohio; WTHR-TV and The SkyTrak Weather Network in Indianapolis, Indiana; Dispatch Interactive Television in Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana.
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Inside INdiana Business delivers daily content that can be watched, heard and read in Indiana, Michigan, Illinois (including Chicagoland), Ohio, Kentucky and markets around the globe.
Source: WTHR, Grow INdiana Media Ventures LLC