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News Broadcasters’ President Resigns After High Profile Incident This Week

Posted January 21, 2023 by Bill Wheelhouse

Illinois News Broadcasters Association President Mike Miletich resigned Saturday from the INBA Presidency. Here is a statement from the group posted on social media and distributed to members.

“The Illinois News Broadcasters Association today accepted the resignation of Mike Miletich as president of the organization.

Mike directly addressed the board of directors during its quarterly board meeting on Saturday,  More  

Gray TV’s Illlinois Statehouse Reporter’s Bio Removed From Station Websites

Posted by Bill Wheelhouse

Mike Miletich, State Capitol Bureau Chief for Gray TV’s Illinois TV stations says he can not say anything about an apology issued by WGEM TV about a story this week.
A check of station websites no longer includes his bio page.

WGEM TV has released a statement regarding statehouse reporter Mike Miletich’s coverage of a lawsuit against the state over an assault weapons ban.  More  

Quincy TV Station Apologizes for Its State Capitol Reporter for “Expressing His Opinion”

Posted by Bill Wheelhouse

WGEM TV has released a statement regarding statehouse reporter Mike Miletich’s coverage of a lawsuit against the state over an assault weapons ban. The statement followed the story on the station’s web site and read:

Statement from WGEM Vice-President and General Manager Ben Van Ness
If you were watching our Wednesday WGEM News at Six report on the Illinois assault weapons ban lawsuit filed by attorney Tom DeVore,
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