Jackie joined NIPR in 1999. She runs traffic for WBOI 89.1FM and WBNI 94.1FM. "Traffic" means scheduling announcements of support from underwriters and during the programs and day parts they sponsor. She is also responsible for billing and receivables, entry of payables and deposits, and assists with data entry in membership.
Ed joined NIPR as Chief Engineer in July 2006. He is responsible for two stations technical infrastructure, WBOI 89.1FM and WBNI 94.1FM, as well as three HD channels (89.1 HD-1, 2, and 3) and three internet radio streams (available at nipr.fm.). His primary duties include repair and maintenance of transmission and broadcast equipment, providing network supervision and support, and serving as the federally-mandated, designated chief operator of WBOI and WBNI.
Jennifer is responsible for creating NIPR's annual budget, completing monthly financial statements, working with CPAs on the annual audit, and handles day-to-day financial needs. She also completes and submits the Corporation for Public Broadcasting annual report. Jennifer joined NIPR in March 2009.
Lea joined NIPR in Fall 2000. She organizes station special events, such as Sunday in the Park with Jazz, Jazzfest, the "Picked by the Pros" Wine Dinner, and Meet the Music Live broadcasts. She also helps coordinate appearances of NPR and public radio personalities here locally. Finally, she is responsible for several administrative tasks as well.
Since joining NIPR in March 2011, Sean has worked to raise the news profile of WBOI by increasing its presence at public meetings, speeches and events, enhancing community relationships, and bringing WBOI to the national stage by placing local stories on NPR flagship shows and APM's Marketplace Morning Report. Sean is the local host of Morning Edition and former co-host of Midday Matters.
Katy manages programming operations and helps direct and produce on-air talent for 89.1 WBOI and 94.1 WBNI. She has lived in Fort Wayne for most of her life and is a graduate of IPFW where she studied political science and journalism. Though her interests and background in non-profits and public policy were what initially brought her to NIPR, she quickly found herself drawn to public radio programming and audience research. Anderson is a strong believer in centering programming on listeners, and oversaw the station’s major programming changes over the past two years. She's also helped produce award-winning, community-oriented news programming on WBOI.