People

Host, Community Calendar

Aaron Brune is the host of Community Calendar at WBOI/WBNI and keeps the Community Calendar website updated. When not on the air,  Aaron enjoys time with his children and grandchildren, and still holds hands with his wife of over 30 years.

Co-Host, The Friday Vibe

Bill Forsythe is a volunteer host of WBOI-FM’s Friday Vibe, featuring jazz and a smattering of blues, rock, pop and folk music. He is a marketing writer with a Fortune 500 financial services company, where he has been employed since 1985....

Host, Tossed Jazz Salad

Bob Mayer is a native of Elmont (next door to Queens), New York.  Bob earned his Bachelors degree in Music Education at the Jordan Conservatory of Music of Butler University in Indianapolis in 1969, where he was a substitute member of the...

Co-Host, The Friday Vibe

Bruce Reidenbach has been a volunteer jazz host at WBOI/WBNI since 1983.  His favorite music is anything that has a lyrical melody with a bit of underlying complication to the rhythm and harmony, typically found in 50s and 60s bebop.  More...

Host, American Stories

Charles A. Shepard III, Executive Director of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, has been involved in making, presenting, teaching, and introducing people to art for thirty years. He has been a professor of art history, senior curator and executive...

Host, WBOI Presents

Claudia Johnson has spent most of her career in public broadcasting, including 18 years at WFWA PBS39 where she served as Vice President of Programming and Production and produced many national award winning programs. She attended Indiana...

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Dennis Moore joined the WFMT announcing staff in 1990 after being a regular listener to the station via cable during his ten years as Music Director of WMFE-FM in Orlando, Florida. Dennis has worn many hats at WFMT – as an announcer, host of...

Host, All That Jazz

A disk jockey in the 50’s and 60’s with the professional name of Doug Stephens, Doug ended his radio career at WOWO in 1967. He joined NIPR as a volunteer in 1996 and hosts All That Jazz Saturday afternoons 2pm – 5pm on WBOI 89.1FM. ...

Host, Slice of Life

Eileen Goltz is a foods writer and host of Slice of Life.  Born and raised in the Chicago area, she graduated from Indiana University and the Cordon Bleu Cooking School in Paris and currently lives in Fort Wayne.  She writes for the Journal...

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Hans Haffmans, host of Live! At the Concertgebouw, has been active as a producer and presenter of classical music programs for Dutch and international radio broadcasters since 1991.  He has hosted a wide variety of radio programs in both Dutch...

Host, Radiolab

Jad Abumrad is founder and co-host of Radiolab.

Host, Joshua's Corner

Joshua Stephenson is the host of Joshua’s Corner on Thursday’s at 6p.m. on WBNI.  Joshua is a young man with autism who appreciates WBNI letting him on the air expressing his love for music.    

Host, Folktales & Meet the Music

A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for over thirty years. She is currently co-producer and host of Folktales, co-coordinator and host of Meet...

Operations Manager, Here & Now Host

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...

Host, The Weekly Experiment

Martin S. Fisher is the Executive Director of Science Central (Fort Wayne, IN). Martin has worked over 30 years in the science center and museum field. He holds a B.S. degree in Zoology from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) with an emphasis in...

Volunteer Producer, Host

Rob Martinez is a volunteer producer and host at WBOI.  He has helped with many segments and programs on WBOI, including “Meet The Music” and “The Weekly Experiment."

Since 2011, Rob has produced holiday music specials for 89.1 WBOI.  ...

Host, Symphonically Yours

Rob Nylund is the host of WBNI's "Symphonically Yours" on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  He is also an Imaging Processor  for Kaman Industrial Technologies.  A native of San Francisco, California, Nylund holds a Bachelor of Arts from San...

Host, Guitar Showcase

Bob Ferguson has been hosting Guitar Showcase since 1985. He operates an independent teaching studio, Ferguson Guitar Studios, in Fort Wayne and serves on the music faculty of both Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and Trine...

News Director & Morning Edition Host

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...

Host, Matinee and Con Brio

Stan hosts classical music on WBNI 94.1FM. His programs are Matinee from noon to 4pm Monday thru Friday, and Con Brio from 11am - 2pm each Sunday. Stan has volunteered at NIPR since 1996.

Host, The Heritage Trail

Tom Castaldi, Allen County (Indiana) Historian and retired Essex Group Vice President, hosts "On the Heritage Trail". An audio walk through Fort Wayne's history, On the Heritage Trail, follows historical markers describing  the significant...