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New national public radio talk show to debut from central Illinois

Illinois Public Media is proud to serve as the host and a partner station for The Middle with Jeremy Hobson’s return to the airwaves this fall. The award-winning journalist is headed back to Campbell Hall and the WILL radio studios here in Urbana, Illinois to launch the national, now weekly, live call-in show, which premieres on September 28.

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Illinois Public Media ramps up local congressional coverage

Illinois Public Media has contracted with veteran Washington, D.C.-based congressional reporter Linda Kenyon to join the IPM News team for the next election cycle. Kenyon will report on national issues out of the U.S. Capitol, connecting them to central Illinois.

Illinois Public Media wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for centenary coverage

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has honored Illinois Public Media with excellence in radio in a “Small Market – Best News Series” for a collection of four features exploring the history, impacts, and programs of interest throughout WILL-AM’s first century, all written and produced by long time WILL reporter, Jim Meadows.

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Illinois Public Media hosts Jeremy Hobson for launch of new national political call-in special, ‘The Middle’

Illinois Public Media is honored to host the launch and serve as the distribution partner for the new national call-in series, The Middle. Award-winning journalist and Champaign-Urbana native Jeremy Hobson presents a special four-part series focused on the midterm elections, aiming to listen to everyday Americans and elevate the voices of those who live between the coasts.