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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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Gov. Eric Holcomb (Photo: Eric Berman/WIBC) Governor Eric Holcomb delivers his first State of the State address Tuesday night. House Speaker Brian Bosma says he's not expecting any surprises -- Holcomb has already laid out an agenda calling for fiscal discipline, a stepped-up...
Then-Gov. Mike Pence (center) after meeting with Carrier workers in March 2016. (Photo: Eric Berman/WIBC) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Carrier gave up $1.2 million in local tax incentives when it announced it would close its Indianapolis plant. Bringing back hundreds of those jobs...
Martin Luther King (Photo: Reg Lancaster/Stringer/Getty Images) South Bend wants to build a statue of Martin Luther King and a South Bend icon. Longtime Notre Dame president Theodore Hesburgh was a vocal supporter of civil rights, eventually becoming chairman of the U.S. Civil...
Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) (Photo: Eric Berman/WIBC) Indiana Democrat Joe Donnelly says he'll support at least two members of President-elect Trump's national security team. Donnelly says he's "completely supportive" of General Jim Mattis as Defense Secretary, and will...
GARY, Ind.--A Gary triple murderer will be allowed to appeal his death sentence, despite missing a deadline last year. Just one day after hearing arguments, a 4-1 Indiana Supreme Court has granted Kevin Isom's attorneys permission to go ahead with his appeal. Isom had refused to...
Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) (Photo: Eric Berman/WIBC) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly (D) is proposing penalties for businesses who ship jobs to Mexico. Donnelly says companies which outsource jobs to foreign countries could still bid for federal contracts...
(Photo: Eric Berman/WIBC) Republicans have some differences to work out on an expansion of state-funded preschool. House Republicans and Governor Holcomb both say they want to double the size of a five-county pilot program. But for the House, that means expanding the program to...
(Photo: Brian A. Jackson/Thinkstock) The Indiana Supreme Court will decide whether a Gary man who murdered his family has blown his chance to appeal his death sentence. Kevin Isom has been on death row for four years for gunning down his wife and two teenage stepchildren in 2007...
(Photo: Jetta Productions/Thinkstock) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Your kids' ISTEP scores have been part of their teachers' performance evaluations for five years. Legislators are looking at breaking that connection. State law requires that ISTEP results be a part of how teachers are...