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Eric Berman

Eric Berman has been WIBC and Network Indiana's political reporter and statehouse bureau chief for two decades, and has covered the administrations of six governors. Eric began his radio career at WIOU in Kokomo, and worked at WOWO in Fort Wayne before joining WIBC in 1994. His work has earned numerous awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Indiana Broadcasters Association, United Press International, and the Associated Press, including the AP's Indiana Reporter of the Year award. He has been cited by Howey Politics Indiana as one of Indiana's most trusted political reporters. Eric was a semifinalist in the "Jeopardy!" Tournament of Champions in 1987, and has co-authored five trivia books with Lou Harry, including "Biggest Trivia Book Ever -- and That's a Fact!"

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Former Attorney General Steve Carter says he's encouraged by early responses to his overtures about running for his old job. Hours after Carter's successor Greg Zoeller announced he'd run for Congress instead of a third term, Carter sent a letter to Republican leaders saying he'...
With Indiana's Supreme Court bringing an end to a 10-year legal battle over high-fence hunting preserves, the deer farming industry is stepping in to try to set standards for the industry. Deer and elk farmers have formed the Indiana Deer Advisory Council, to recommend standards...
(WIBC.com photo: Anthem Inc,.) Indianapolis-based Anthem will become the largest health insurance company in America after striking a $48.4 billion deal to merge with rival company Cigna. The companies announced the agreement Friday morning, after a year of sometimes-contentious...
(L to R) Reps. Karlee Macer and Christina Hale (D-Indianapolis) and Attorney General Greg Zoeller (R) prepare to distribute anti-trafficking flyers in Speedway. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) With the Brickyard 400 a few days away, state officials are stepping up efforts to...
Subtract one name from the crowded field of potential candidates for Todd Young's Ninth District congressional seat. Martinsville State Senator Rod Bray says he considered the race after Young jumped into the U.S. Senate contest, but concluded he'd rather focus on unfinished...
An Indianapolis GPS company is ready to debut a new app to tell parents when to expect the school bus. Synovia Solutions piloted its "Here Comes the Bus" app last semester in a handful of districts. Parents who sign up can receive push notifications of when to expect the bus,...
IMPD Chief Rick Hite (center) announces the results of Wednesday's raids. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Federal prosecutors say they've broken the back of an eastside gang they describe as one of Indy's most violent. More than 500 federal, state and local officers coordinated...
Indiana expects to set a jobs record in the next couple of months, but the debate is already underway about what that means. Indiana is 5,300 workers short of the record 2,612,000 private-sector jobs it had in March 2000. The state appeared to have crept within 300 jobs of the...
School choice advocates are turning their attention from state legislatures to Congress. More than 100 parents and students rallied on Capitol Hill under the banner of PublicSchoolChoice.org. The group is pushing for a wider range of public school options, especially charter and...