Katy Anderson

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 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.

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Upcoming Events
5:04 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Issues & Ales is on March 19th at Calhoun Street Soups, Salads, and Spirits!

You're invited to WBOI's Issues & Ales on Wednesday, March 19th at Calhoun Street Soups, Salads, and Spirits!

It's a free event featuring panel discussions about issues facing our region.  This month, we're discussing the future of transportation in Fort Wayne, including bikes, trains, buses, and more.  

Later in the program, we'll talk about how Hoosier breweries are helping to fuel the current craft beer revolution.  

Stop by, have a drink, and join the discussion! Audience members will be able to submit questions to the panelists throughout the event.    

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Station News
10:40 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Take the WBOI Community Survey!

Your thoughts, ideas, and opinions are essential as we plan our programming and priorities for the future.

We'd like you to tell us about the programming that's most valuable to you, share ideas about the important issues 89.1 WBOI news should cover, give us your thoughts about the community, and how you use media and technology today.

Station News
3:31 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

94.1 WBNI to Broadcast Fort Wayne Philharmonic's "Schubert Symphony No. 4"

94.1 WBNI is proud to broadcast the Fort Wayne Philharmonic's Masterworks Series.  This Thursday, February 6th at 7pm we will be featuring the January 25th concert, "Schubert Symphony No. 4.”

You can hear also these performances on Thursday at 7pm on the following dates: 

Thursday, February 20: Scottish Fantasy

Thursday, March 13: Audience Choice 2013/14

Thursday, April 10: Bizet's Carmen

Thursday, April 24: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

Station News
2:35 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

94.1 WBNI to Broadcast Fort Wayne Philharmonic's "A Lincoln Portrait"

94.1 WBNI is proud to broadcast the Fort Wayne Philharmonic's Masterworks Series.  This Thursday, January 23rd at 7pm we will be featuring the January 11th concert,  "A Lincoln Portrait."  

You can also hear these Fort Wayne Philharmonic performances on Thursday at 7pm on the following dates: 

Thursday, February 6: Schubert Symphony No. 4

Thursday, February 20: Scottish Fantasy

Thursday, March 13: Audience Choice 2013/14

Thursday, April 10: Bizet's Carmen

Station News
2:29 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Holiday Programming on 94.1 WBNI!

Saturday, December 21st

7pm-9pm Heartland Sings: The Messiah

Monday, Dec. 23rd: 

6pm - Leroy Anderson Christmas

Tuesday, Dec. 24th

4pm-6pm St. Olaf Christmas Festival

6pm Child's Christmas in Bethlehem

7pm-9pm Heartland Sings: The Messiah 

9pm Welcome Christmas! 

Christmas Day

9am-11am St. Olaf Christmas Festival 

11am A Chanticleer Christmas 

12pm Harmonia

1pm Best Seat in the House Firestone Christmas 

Station News
2:14 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Essential Maintenance Causing Outages on 89.1 WBOI

Essential maintenance is causing 89.1 WBOI to be off the air  this afternoon.

This may impact listening for up to three hours, but the time and the length of these interruptions could change based on weather and other conditions.

Remember that you can listen to 89.1 WBOI online anytime at wboi.org, and on our app for Apple and Android devices (search your app store for NIPR).

Thanks for listening to and supporting 89.1 WBOI!

Station News
2:24 pm
Sat December 7, 2013

89.1 WBOI Holiday Program Schedule

Monday, December 16 from 8pm - 10pm  Meet the Music People's Choice Holiday Encore: Alicia Pyle (solo & with her Quartet) and  Rick Brown Combo's 'Charlie Brown Christmas' Tribute

Thursday, December 19th from 8pm - 10pm: Meet the Music Holiday Special featuring: elle/The Remnant, Smooth Edge 2,  Jerome Schooley Family Holiday Band, and the Farmland Jazz Band 

Friday, December 20th from 8pm - 11pm  - Rob Martinez's The Nights Before Christmas I

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Station News
4:00 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Fort Wayne Philharmonic Masterworks Series

94.1 WBNI is proud to broadcast the Fort Wayne Philharmonic's Masterworks Series.  You can hear these performances on Thursday at 7pm on the following dates: 

Thursday,  October 31: Brahms Symphony No. 4

Thursday, November 14: Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings

Thursday, January 23: A Lincoln Portrait

Thursday, February 6: Schubert Symphony No. 4

Thursday, February 20: Scottish Fantasy

Thursday, March 13: Audience Choice 2013/14

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Education
5:12 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

FWCS Board Votes to Abandon A-F Grading System

On Monday night, the Fort Wayne Community Schools Board passed a resolution stating the board would no longer publicly recognize the statewide A-F performance system to determine schools' achievement.

Fort Wayne Community Schools board president Mark GiaQuinta about why they are abandoning this system and the impact it may have on their schools.

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Arts & Culture
5:47 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Better Picture, More Films: Cinema Center Goes Digital

Cinema Center in downtown Fort Wayne is known for showing movies you might not see elsewhere – everything from old classics, to indie films, and documentaries, to name a few. 

On Friday, Cinema Center patrons will see those movies in a new way: the theater has made the transition to digital projection.

That means no film, no reels, and no moving parts in the projection booth.

The change might seem small, but it means better picture quality and a wider selection of films for movie-goers.

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