Ben Clemmer

Ben joined 89.1 WBOI as a host and production assistant in 2017. After serving as an intern during his last semester at the University of Saint Francis, Ben graduated from USF with a degree in music technology and a minor in communication.

Ben is a Fort Wayne native, with active interests in bass guitar, voice-over, and audio production. In addition to producing WBOI Presents and the Weekend News Roundup, he helps produce promos for WBOI news and lends his voice and editing to other projects at the station. He also reports on a variety of topics and has covered stories on energy, conspiracy theories, student movements, sports, arts, culture, and entertainment. 

Ben is the host of Weekend Edition on Saturday mornings. He has served as interim host of All Things Considered and is the backup host for both Morning Edition and ATC. In the past, Ben has worked as the assistant speech team coach at Bishop Dwenger High School, where he coached radio broadcasting.

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WBOI Weekend News Roundup 03/31/18

Mar 31, 2018
Tim West

Eva Vandeputte

The Major League Baseball season opens today. Frank Vandeputte, a Purdue University student and Fort Wayne native, spent 2017 working as an intern for the Cincinnati Reds. Last summer he took the trip of a lifetime for a baseball fan.

Frank Vandeputte described his trip and stuck around to make some way too early predictions for the 2018 season.

WIKICOMMONS

This past week, the Local Food Forum opened with a keynote address from Holly Parker, Senior Director of Programs at Fair Food Network. WBOI Presents brings you her speech along with a Q&A that followed.

Special thanks to Mark Waldick for the music in our program.

WBOI Weekend News Roundup 03/17/18

Mar 16, 2018
Joe Hren

WIKICOMMONS

Last month, we aired the first discussion in a series called Factory Families, produced by the University Community Conversation (UC2) Initiative at IPFW. Part two takes a look back at some of the major manufacturers to impact our region. The conversation was moderated by  Steve Buttes, Associate Professor of Spanish and Culture Studies at IPFW.

Panelists:

Retired International Harvester employee: Bob Glick

Retired Zollner employee: Al Meredith

Retired GM employee: Randy Schmidt

Retired GE employees: Denver Sarver and Carl Reinking

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