Give Now  »

wfiu logo
WFIU Public Radio

wtiu logo
WTIU Public Television

Choose which station to support!

Indiana Public Media | WFIU - NPR | WTIU - PBS

Indiana Public Media | WFIU Public Radio - NPR | WTIU Public Television - PBS

 portrait

Brandon Smith

Reporter/Producer, IPBS

Brandon J. Smith has previously worked as a reporter and anchor for KBIA Radio in Columbia, MO. Prior to that, he worked for WSPY Radio in Plano, IL as a show host, reporter, producer and anchor. His first job in radio was in another state capitol, in Jefferson City, as a reporter for three radio stations around Missouri. Brandon graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Journalism in 2010, with minors in political science and history. He was born and raised in Chicago.

Recent Posts by Brandon Smith

[com.hannonhill.cascade.api.adapters.FileAPIAdapter@5d863139, com.hannonhill.cascade.api.adapters.FileAPIAdapter@706443c8, com.hannonhill.cascade.api.adapters.FileAPIAdapter@3955e8b0, com.hannonhill.cascade.api.adapters.FileAPIAdapter@7e22e0c3, com.hannonhill.cascade.api.adapters.FolderAPIAdapter@12c109c7, com.hannonhill.cascade.api.adapters.FolderAPIAdapter@40e97254, com.hannonhill.cascade.api.adapters.FolderAPIAdapter@566f0291, com.hannonhill.cascade.api.adapters.PageAPIAdapter@3fa2c467]

May 16, 2019

feature

Hill, Curry Again Clash Over Abortion Lawsuit

Hill, Curry Again Clash Over Abortion Lawsuit

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill and Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry are again clashing over a state abortion lawsuit.

May 15, 2019

feature

More Than A Thousand Mourn, Praise Richard Lugar At Funeral

More Than A Thousand Mourn, Praise Richard Lugar At Funeral

Some of the state and country’s foremost political figures gathered with more than 1,000 Hoosiers Wednesday to remember and praise the life of Richard Lugar.

May 14, 2019

feature

Lugar Lies In State At Statehouse As Hundreds Say Goodbye

Lugar Lies In State At Statehouse As Hundreds Say Goodbye

Former Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), who died last month, returned to Indianapolis Tuesday, where he lies in state at the Statehouse.

May 13, 2019

feature

Lugar To Lie In State Tuesday, Funeral Wednesday

Lugar To Lie In State Tuesday, Funeral Wednesday

The public will get its first chance to bid farewell to Richard Lugar on Tuesday, when the former senator and Indianapolis mayor will lie in state at the statehouse.

May 10, 2019

feature

State Revenues Ahead Of Target Nearing End Of Fiscal Year

State Revenues Ahead Of Target Nearing End Of Fiscal Year

April’s strong showing means the state is now more than $200 million ahead of where the budget projections need it to be for the current fiscal year, which ends in June.

May 8, 2019

feature

Holcomb Signs Landmark Gambling Bill

Holcomb Signs Landmark Gambling Bill

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law Wednesday legislation that makes seismic shifts in Indiana’s gaming industry.

May 6, 2019

feature

Attorney General Hill Sues Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach

Attorney General Hill Sues Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach

The suit follows an investigation into a 2017 data breach that compromised the private information of nearly 4 million Hoosiers.

May 3, 2019

feature

Bills Penalizing Revenge Porn Become Law

Bills Penalizing Revenge Porn Become Law

Legislation that imposes civil and criminal penalties on those who share so-called “revenge porn” is now state law.

May 2, 2019

feature

Holcomb Announces First Round Of Trails Grants

Holcomb Announces First Round Of Trails Grants

Dozens of organizations across Indiana will get money to build out more than 40 miles of new trails.

May 1, 2019

feature

Hundreds Gather At Statehouse For Birch Bayh Memorial

Hundreds Gather At Statehouse For Birch Bayh Memorial

Speakers at the service included current and former Indiana governors and congressmen, a federal judge and the current Speaker of the Indiana House.

See more stories »