About Us

Northeast Indiana Public Radio is the licensee for WBOI 89.1 NPR News & Diverse Music and Classical 94.1 WBNI. NIPR is a 501(c)3 non-profit, charitable organization.

The mission of Northeast Indiana Public Radio is to engage our community with content that enriches the human experience. Programming is produced and supported by staff as well as over 80 volunteers. Over 2,800 households in Indiana and elsewhere are donating "members" of our two stations.

Programming is also underwritten by local businesses, and 9% of our budget comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

NIPR's board chair is Doug Powers. WBOI's program director and acting news director is Katy Anderson. Lisa Ryan, Zach Bernard, and Julia Meek also produce news and arts and cultural reports.

WBOI 89.1 NPR News & Diverse Music broadcasts programs from NPR. Additional providers include American Public Media, Public Radio International, and PRX. WBOI produces about 30 hours of local programming each week.

WBOI is available on the radio at 89.1FM, via HD radio at 89.1-1 (Channel 1), streaming online at WBOI.org, and in the WBOI App for iPhone and Android. WBKE at Manchester University in North Manchester broadcasts WBOI programming at 89.5FM and online at wbke.manchester.edu from midnight to 4 p.m. daily.

Classical 94.1 WBNI is a 24-hour classical music station, offering over 30 hours of locally-programmed music each week. In addition WBNI airs symphonies from around the world, as well as the MET Opera and the Masterworks concerts of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. 

WBNI is available on the radio at 94.1FM, via HD radio at 89.1-2 (Channel 2), streaming online at WBNI.org, and in the WBNI App for iPhone and Android.

PRX Public Radio Remix is an experimental 24-hour story stream that showcases pieces from PRX.org. It's purpose is to develop new approaches to public radio formats and sound. PRX Public Radio Remix is available online at WBOI.org, or via HD radio at 89.1-3 (Channel 3).

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