OLD Media Moves

Indianapolis TV business coverage changes

May 25, 2006

Indianapolis Star business columnist Susan Guyett is reporting a shake-up among television business shows in the market.

Gerry Dick’s Sunday morning business show, “Inside Indiana Business,” will change stations June 4 when it moves from WTHR Channel 13 to WISH Channel 8.

Gerry DickWTHR decided to beef up its coverage by focusing on its news-gathering partnership with The Indianapolis Star, according to Rich Pegram, president and general manager. Star business columnist John Ketzenberger has started appearing regularly on WTHR.

Dick will become a business analyst on WISH, appearing on newscasts, developing stories and covering breaking business news.

Dick’s company, Grow Indiana Media Ventures, and WISH will share content and cross-promote on their Internet sites as well, according to Jeff White, WISH president and general manager.

Grow Indiana Media Ventures, a multimedia business news products company, was started in 2000 by Dick and businessman Scott Jones. It produces a Web site, daily business radio reports and e-mails. The TV show also is broadcast on several other stations in Indiana.

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