Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith is excited to be working for public radio in Indiana. He has previously worked in public radio as a reporter and anchor in mid-Missouri for KBIA Radio out of Columbia. Prior to that, he worked for WSPY Radio in Plano, Illinois as a show host, reporter, producer and anchor. His first job in radio was in another state capitol, in Jefferson City, Missouri, 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.

Brandon Smith / IPB News

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says he’s investigating how and why a deceased, former Indiana physician took more than 2,200 fetal remains from Indiana to his Illinois home.

Barbara Brosher / WTIU

A leading expert on the pretrial system sharply criticized a new tool Indiana courts are expected to use next year.

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Indiana’s first openly gay major party candidate for governor announced his bid Monday.

Indianapolis tech entrepreneur Josh Owens will seek the Democratic nomination.

Josh Owens for Governor/Youtube

Indiana’s first openly gay major party candidate for governor announced his bid Monday.

Indianapolis tech CEO Josh Owens will seek the Democratic nomination.

Lauren Chapman / IPB News

A recent study shows state Supreme Courts across the country lack gender and racial diversity – and Indiana is no exception. All but three of the 110 justices in Hoosier State history have been white men.

Indiana Public Broadcasting Statehouse reporter Brandon Smith talks with Chief Justice Loretta Rush – the state’s first female chief justice – about the issue.

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