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.

Throughout today, intermittent outages may occur on 89.1 WBOI.  These outages are necessary as our engineers work to repair the damage to our transmitter from last week's power surge.  Our HD transmitter is still working so you can listen to us online at wboi.org or through the free NIPR app for your smartphone or tablet.   Thank you so much for patience! We hope to have these issues resolved this weekend.  

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President Barack Obama announced Thursday more than six million people had signed up for health insurance through federal Affordable Care Act exchanges.

The deadline to enroll for individual insurance through the exchanges is Monday, March 31st. Most Americans must have insurance by then or face fines. 

Nationwide, there has been a major push to enroll specific groups, like young people and minority applicants. 

Due to electrical issues beyond our control, 89.1 WBOI is running at reduced power.  We hope to have the issue resolved as soon as possible.  Remember, you can always listen online at wboi.org or by downloading the free NIPR app for your smartphone or tablet.  We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience!

94.1 WBNI is proud to broadcast the Fort Wayne Philharmonic's Masterworks Series.  This Thursday, March 13th at 7pm we will be featuring the March 1st concert,  "Audience Choice 2013/14."  

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

Thursday, April 10: Bizet's Carmen

Thursday, April 24: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

Thursday, May 22: Closing Night: Beethoven's Ninth Symphon

Snow and ice have accumulated on the antennas that send our signal from our studio site to the transmitter site in Roanoke.  We are working on finding a solution to this issue.  In the meantime, you can still listen live at wbni.org or on 89.1 HD-2.  Thank you for your patience!

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.

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

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

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 

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!

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