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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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(WIBC.com file photo) Tomorrow's 500 Festival parade will get its annual assist from a squadron of IUPUI's tourism, convention and event management students. The parade is an annual real-life training experience for students as they coordinate the needs of parade announcers from...
State health officials are hopeful that the Scott County HIV outbreak has been contained. The number of cases of HIV is still rising and now stands at 160, but state epidemiologist Pam Pontones says the latest cases are people who had tested negative for HIV previously. She says...
(WIBC.com photo: City of Westfield) A study commissioned by Westfield predicts a 39% increase in attendance this year at the city's new Grand Park sports complex. Mayor Andy Cook says some of the expected increase comes from being open for the full year -- Grand Park didn't cut...
Westfield-Washington Schools Superintendent Mark Keen (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Police blame last month's Westfield High School stage collapse on the replacement of the original orchestra pit cover by the school's auditorium director. The original, removable cover has steel...
Attorney Mark Small asks the Indiana Court of Appeals to strike down Indy's smoking ban. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indianapolis bars are renewing their effort to overturn Indy's smoking ban, this time in the Court of Appeals. The Indiana Supreme Court threw out Evansville's...
Attorney Mark Small asks the Indiana Court of Appeals to strike down Indy's smoking ban. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indianapolis bars are renewing their effort to overturn Indy's smoking ban, this time in the Court of Appeals. The Indiana Supreme Court threw out Evansville's...
The proposed Mounds Lake Reservoir is up for what could be a final round of discussion Monday night in Delaware County. County councils in Delaware and Madison Counties are pondering whether to join Anderson, Muncie, Yorktown and Daleville in overseeing the proposed damming of...
Sen. Dan Coats (R-Indiana) (WIBC.com file photo) Indiana Senator Dan Coats predicts the Senate will approve fast-track trade authority this week for a Pacific Rim trade deal, but says getting there may be a tough slog. Several Democrats are defying President Obama to try to...
The Navy formally begins construction Saturday on the U.S.S. Indiana. Newport News Shipbuilding will hold a keel-laying ceremony with Navy brass at its Virginia shipyard. It'll likely be a couple more years before the sub launches. The Navy announced in 2012 it would name one of...