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Jill Sheridan

Jill Sheridan is a Midwest girl with a background in broadcasting and theater. Before coming to WFYI, Jill worked at a number of Indy media outlets including WIBC, WXNT and FOX 59. Jill also spent a summer as the dolphin show narrator at the Indianapolis Zoo, and has experience as an on-air personality for Classic Rock stations.

Recent Posts by Jill Sheridan

August 14, 2018


State Hosts Opioid Event To Help Public Safety, Public Health Officials Collaborate

Public health and public safety leaders gathered in Carmel to find ways to collaborate to address the opioid epidemic in Hoosier communities.

August 13, 2018


Study: One Brand, One Color Of Crayons Tests Positive For Asbestos

A report finds some schools supplies contain toxins that could cause health problems.

August 13, 2018


Report: Indiana Could Take Better Cancer Action

The American Cancer Society’s study finds Indiana could do more to reduce preventable cancer deaths.

August 8, 2018


Purdue Vet Students Learn Valuable Skills At The Fair

For the fifth year, Purdue veterinarian students have partnered with the Indiana State Fair. On a peak day, there are more than 1,000 animals at the Indiana State Fair. 

August 7, 2018


Two State Agencies Add New Chief Medical Officers

Two Indiana agencies named new chief medical officers, or CMOs, to lead efforts to improve the health of Hoosiers.  

August 7, 2018


Central Indiana Schools Receive Funds For Substance Abuse Prevention Programs

More than $10 million will go to schools in Marion County to establish substance abuse prevention programs. The grants will support evidence-based prevention as well as social and emotional learning.

August 2, 2018


Ahead Of SNAP Vote, Rate Of Hoosiers Struggling To Afford Food Unchanged

More than 15 percent of families in Indiana struggle to afford enough food according to a new report. For households with children in Indiana, the rate is even higher at 18.9 percent.  

July 16, 2018


Pilot Launched To Connect Rural Areas With Telehealth

Indiana health and broadband providers will soon be able to apply for federal money to increase the use of tele-medicine.

July 13, 2018


Banks Named Chairman Of Subcommittee On Veterans Affairs Technology Modernization

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks (R-Columbia City) was named chairman of a subcommittee created to lead the update of electronic health records for veterans.

July 11, 2018


New Tool Helps Navigate Advanced Illness Directives

Hoosiers with advanced and progressive illnesses have a new video tool to help make decisions about their treatment.

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