Katy Anderson

Programming & Operations Director, Acting News Director

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 six years years. She's also helped produce award-winning, community-oriented news programming on WBOI.

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On Sept. 11th 2017, IPFW hsoted a panel discussion called Funding Healthcare. Panelists discussed what works and what doesn't work about the way the US healthcare system is financed. 

The event was sponsored by The Civil Society, American Democracy Project, and the IPFW Department of Political Science.  

Andrew Downs of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics moderated the discussion. 

Panelists include: 

Dr. Peter Hanley

Zafar Nazarov, IPFW Department of Economics

Dr. Jon Walker

This fall, 89.1 WBOI is making some exciting changes to its weekend lineup! Here's what you need to know: 

News-Sentinel

Fort Wayne’s News-Sentinel has announced its intent to transition to a fully digital product. This transition will discontinue the afternoon print edition of the paper.

Last night the transmitter for Classical 94.1 WBNI sustained some damage due to isolated storms, which is currently disrupting the signal.   The issue is being looked at by an engineer and we hope to have the signal back up and running soon. We apologize for the inconvenience. In the meantime, you can listen to our online stream at wbni.org or with the Classical 94.1 WBNI app on your mobile device.  Thank you for your patience. 

City of Fort Wayne

Updated 5/25/17 at 8:24 a.m.

The City of Fort Wayne issued the following news release Thursday morning:

Three portions of Fort Wayne streets remain closed this morning due to high water caused by flash flooding. The Street Department placed barricades at 36 impassable streets last night.

Intersections still closed:

Taylor at Freeman

Oakmont at Kent

4500 Block of Oliver

Courtesy/IPFW

FORT WAYNE, Ind.— Indiana University—Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) Chancellor Vicky Carwein and Purdue President Mitch Daniels today announced Carwein's plans to retire by the end of 2017. Chancellor Carwein released the following message to the campus community:

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On Feb. 17th, the College of Arts and Sciences, History, and Honors Program at IPFW organized a panel discussion titled "Is This Any Way To Elect A President? A Discussion Of The Electoral College." 
 

The discussion looks at the history, function, and controversy of the electoral college. The panel was moderated by Andrew Downs of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics.  

Panelists include:

Michael Wolf, IPFW Department of Political Science

James Toole, IPFW Department of Political Science

Jeff Malanson, IPFW Department of History

Classical 94.1 WBNI is pleased to broadcast the Fort Wayne Philharmonic's 2016-2017 Masterworks series! 

You can hear the following performances at 7pm on 94.1 WBNI:

Thursday, Oct. 13th - Olga Kern Plays Rachmaninoff

Thursday, Nov. 3rd - Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony

Thursday, Dec. 1st - Holst: The Planets 

Thursday, Jan. 26th - Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Thursday, Feb. 16th - Puccini's Tosca

Thursday, Mar. 9th - All Beethoven

Thursday Mar. 23rd - Guitar Premiere

Thursday, Apr. 13th - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Courtesy/IPFW

Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne Chancellor Vicky Carwein issued the following statement Monday afternoon in response to President Trump’s executive order on immigration:

The transmitter for 94.1 WBNI is currently undergoing maintenance and is operating at reduced power.  We hope to be operating at full power at some point today.  Sorry for the inconvenience!  If you're not getting a clear signal, remember you can listen online.  

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