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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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Indiana Republican Chairman Jeff Cardwell (center) with Donald Trump's Indiana chairman and vice chairman, Rex Early (left) and Tony Samuel. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The Indiana Republican Party is joining forces and resources with Donald Trump. State Republican Chairman...
Former House Speaker and Democratic candidate for governor John Gregg (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The three candidates for governor have appeared together to discuss farm issues in Brownsburg. The event sponsored by the Indiana Farm Bureau was the second joint forum of the...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- By this time next year, you might be required to wear a helmet when driving an ATV. Indiana has averaged 10 fatal ATV crashes a year over the last three years for which the government has data. Chandler Representative Ron Bacon (R) says he's heard from ATV...
INDOT Commissioner Brandye Hendrickson (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) INDOT is on a three-day tour to hand out money for local road and bridge projects. Central Indiana will receive nearly a third of the 160-million dollars in local road money set aside by this year's legislature...
A teacher and a student are mounting independent campaigns for the Indiana House. Kokomo teachers' union president Jason Burns is challenging Republican Representative Heath VanNatter, while I-U student Drew Ash is taking on Bloomington Democrat Matt Pierce. Both candidates will...
(WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The state has broken ground for its first new state mental hospital since 1952. The seven-story, 159-bed Neurodiagnostic Center will be built on the campus of Community Hospital East. Family and Social Services Secretary John Wernert says the...
Indy's visitors bureau is studying whether the city needs more hotel rooms. Indy has lost a thousand hotel rooms in the last five years, with the closing of University Place at IUPUI, and closings and facelifts at other hotels. For megaevents like GenCon or the Final Four, the...
Indiana is looking at how other states pay for roads as it tries to decide the best plan to pay for its own. The National Conference of State Legislatures says it's identified 54 different ways states raise money for roads, from taxes to tolls to selling advertising. One of the...
Noblesville has broken ground on what will be Hamilton County's largest conference center. The 20,000-square-foot facility will be part of a new Embassy Suites being built off I-69 near the Hamilton Town Center shopping complex. Sun Development CEO Bharat Patel says the location...