IBNA Board names interim executive director

Dar Danielson

The IBNA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Dar Danielson as the Interim Executive Director of the Iowa Broadcast News Association.

Dar Danielson is a native of northeast Iowa who graduated from Janesville High School and the University of Northern Iowa.

Danielson works for the Learfield Communications News Division as an anchor/reporter for Radio Iowa at their offices in Des Moines. He has held that position for more than 20 years.  Danielson is also the Managing Editor of the Learfield Wire, which provides news and sports feed for five states.

In his time outside of Radio Iowa, Dar is the lead play-by-play voice of the Central Iowa Sports Network.  CISN streams sports online, including girls’ high school tournament games for basketball, softball, soccer and volleyball; high school football, baseball, and Des Moines Menace soccer.

Dar Danielson has won numerous state and national awards for his work in news and sports.

Dar has been a long-time member of the Iowa Broadcast News Association, serving many years on the IBNA board. He has served two terms as the organization’s president and recently went off the board after serving last year as past president.

Dar will serve as interim executive director while the board discusses the future of the position.


Tom Robinson-IBNA Board President