Katy Anderson

Programming & Operations Director, 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 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.


Station News
6:00 am
Tue June 23, 2015

"The Nights Before Christmas" in July wants your requests!

Movie Music Spotlight and Nights Before Christmas Host Rob Martinez
Credit Rob Martinez

The summer is in full swing but for Rob Martinez, the calendar always reads Christmas.  89.1 WBOI's resident holiday music expert wanted to celebrate the month of July with a special one time version of his show "The Nights Before Christmas".  This special airs on Tuesday, July 7th from 8 PM to 10 PM.

"We've watched our Facebook page explode with new likes since January," Martinez said.  "It's gone from 150+ likes to over 450+ in less than six months.  I really wanted to do a show for these new potential listeners so they don't have to wait until December."

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Station News
11:19 am
Thu June 18, 2015

Equipment Malfunction Disrupting 89.1 WBOI Signal

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties that are disrupting our signal for 89.1 WBOI.  We hope to have the issue resolved as soon as possible.  In the meantime, you can still stream us online.  Sorry for the inconvenience! 

Station News
11:46 am
Thu May 28, 2015

HD Transmitter Experiencing Technical Difficulties

The HD transmitter is experiencing technical difficulties and is undergoing maintenance.  Depending on when we receive the parts to fix the transmitter, we hope to have HD service restored tomorrow at some point. Thanks for your patience! 

Station News
6:00 pm
Sun May 17, 2015

HD Transmitter Operating at Reduced Power

For the next 30 days, NIPR's HD transmitter will be operating at reduced power as it undergoes scheduled maintenance.  This will only effect HD streams.  Thank you for your patience! 

Station News
11:45 am
Sun May 17, 2015

Overnight Maintenance to Cause Interruptions on 89.1 WBOI and 94.1 WBNI

Maintenance is scheduled this evening that may disrupt programming on 89.1 WBOI and 94.1 WBNI.  This will result in periods of silence and and programming interruptions with music after midnight.  We expect to resume normal operations early Monday morning.  Thank you for your patience!    

Arts & Culture
6:30 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Fort Wayne Native Scores Big With First Feature Film

Credit Oscilloscope Laboratories

This weekend, Cinema Center will feature a special screening of the independent film, Animals

The movie was directed by Fort Wayne native Collin Schiffli. And it’s picking up accolades, and a lot of attention.

Last year, Animals won the “Courage by Storytelling” award at the South by Southwest Film Festival and has been picked up for national distribution.

And at 28 years old, Schiffli is younger than your typical feature film director. 

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3:03 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

WBOI Presents: Reveal

In this week's episode of WBOI Presents, we'll be featuring an episode from the series Reveal. Reveal is produced by the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX.  This month's episode looks at law and disorder.

Station News
11:45 am
Wed March 4, 2015

89.1 WBOI Signal Experiencing Technical Problems

We are currently experiencing a technical issue with our signal that is causing some static.  We are working to resolve this problem as quickly as possible.  Thanks for your patience, and apologies for any inconvenience!  

Station News
5:49 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Don't Miss the Premier of NPR's Invisibilia This Week!

Invisibilia hosts Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller
Credit John Poole

Take a glimpse into a world you can't see with Invisibilia, a new program about the unseen forces that shape human behavior - ideas, beliefs, assumptions and thoughts. The one-hour show, which takes its name from the Latin word meaning "all the invisible things," is produced by NPR's award-winning Science Desk. 

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Station News
11:14 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Holiday Music on 89.1 WBOI and Classical 94.1 WBNI!

89.1 WBOI and 94.1 WBNI are happy to bring you both new and traditional programs this holiday season! 

89.1 WBOI 

Tonight from 9-11, don't miss the final installment of The Nights Before Christmas, an eclectic mix of holiday music! 

On Dec. 19th from 8-11pm, you can hear holiday jazz music on the Friday Vibe, put together by host Bruce Reidenbach. 

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