Alex Brown is a Multimedia Journalist for Grow INdiana Media Ventures. Alex spent over nine years with Emmis Communications in Indianapolis where he served in multiple positions including Afternoon Traffic and News Reporter for WIBC-FM before joining Inside INdiana Business in December 2015.

Alex previously spent time as a Traffic Editor for NAVTEQ Traffic in Indianapolis. He also volunteers as a cameraman for the Naptown Roller Girls roller derby.

An Indiana native, Alex is a proud graduate of Pike High School in Indianapolis and Ball State University in Muncie where he majored in Telecommunications.

5 Questions For Alex:

1. Where can we find you when you’re not working?

Most likely I’m either catching up on my favorite TV shows, reading or playing lots of board games with my friends.

2. If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?

I would likely be working radio in some capacity.

3. Would you rather ride a bike, ride a horse, or drive a car? Why?

I’d rather drive because getting on a horse scares me and riding a bike requires physical exertion.

4. What would you do if you won the lottery?

Pay off my bills and buy a condo with a REALLY nice entertainment system.

5. What three items would you take with you on a deserted island?

A boat, plenty of fuel and a GPS.

Former Visteon Plant Acquired

An affiliate of Wisconsin-based commercial real estate firm Phoenix Investors has acquired the former Visteon manufacturing plant in Connersville. Financial details are not being disclosed, though Phoenix says it has plans to renovate the the nearly 70-year-old facility.... Read More

Allen County Town to Celebrate ‘Stellar’ Project

Officials in Allen County will Thursday cut the ribbon on nearly $2 million in downtown revitalization projects in the down of Leo-Cedarville. The projects include a $1.2 million streetscape improvement effort that was made possible with funding from the Stellar Communities program.... Read More

Allegion Ventures Launches $100M Fund

Carmel-based Allegion Ventures has launched a $100 million investment fund. The corporate ventures arm of Ireland-based Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE) says the fund was driven by the momentum created through its first fund, which was established in 2018. Bobby Prostko, who will serve as... Read More

Brownstown Company Moving to Industrial Park

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Metal Recycler Lands Major Funding

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IEDC to Host READI Presentations

The Indiana Economic Development Corp. is in the midst of hearing plans for the $500 million Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative. Six of the 17 regions that have submitted plans will Wednesday make their presentations to the READI review committee.... Read More

IURC Approves CenterPoint Rate Case Agreement

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