month : 01/2018 16 results

Winning Winter Wardrobe

By Amber Sapenter Indiana winters can be brutal, especially when the temperatures don’t always remain consistent. Fall vibes on a Wednesday can quickly turn into freezing temperatures by Friday, and just when you think spring is about to break through, here comes an ice storm. Don’t get lost in bulky clothing this season — give yourself a ...

First Quarter 2018: Boardroom Briefs

US House backs national park designation for Indiana Dunes A bill to make the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore a national park cleared the U.S. House with a unanimous voice vote, sending it to the Senate for consideration. As of press time, the bill has been read twice in the Senate and referred to committee. If approved, the measure would put ...

Do what you love

By Shannon Williams One of the most fulfilling things to have is a career or an enterprise that you love. We know that we have chosen the right job or selected the right type of business to open when we actually enjoy the work that we do. It doesn’t seem like work! According to a recent Gallup poll, Americans who are employed full time ...

A focus on film

Indiana home to flourishing film industry, talented moviemakers By Keshia McEntire When a filmmaker visits a location to shoot their latest project, they bring economic growth with them. In Indiana alone, the film industry provides 7,018 jobs and $241 million in wages — a lofty sum, but significantly less than our neighbors Ohio (11,660 jobs ...

Same old song

Broadcasting still lacks diversity despite changing landscape By Ebony Marie Chappel From the introduction of FM to the emergence of streaming over traditional airwaves, the radio industry has experienced many changes over the decades. “When I first got started there were a lot of small owners, a lot of ma and pa’s. There were eight or ...

Sister storytellers

Many paths to success in filmmaking By Keshia McEntire   Despite reports of gender inequality in the film industry, these local ladies are bringing much-needed girl power to a male-dominated field. With years of experience under their belts, these pros with Indiana ties share their secrets to success. Meet the experts ...

Growth from change

Minority press adapts in the digital age By Brandon A. Perry More people are getting their news on  computers and smartphones with arrival of the digital age. However, newspapers and magazines have not only survived, but are also preparing to thrive well into the future. Through it all, minority-owned media outlets have been ready to equip ...

Embracing equality

IMBM celebrates 13 Champions of Diversity By Abby Westcott There is a group of Hoosier companies, entrepreneurs and professionals that not only understand what it takes to succeed, but also go beyond the call of duty to tap into the human element of business, making inclusion a priority. We call them Champions of Diversity. The Indiana ...

A City by the River

Evansville features fun, relaxation for all Compiled by Abby Westcott The City of Evansville, Indiana, was founded in 1812 on a scenic bend in the Ohio River. With a population of nearly 121,000 people in the city limits and more than 300,000 people in the metropolitan area, Evansville is the third largest city in Indiana. Evansville is the ...