Lisa Ryan

Reporter & Morning Edition Host

Lisa joined WBOI in June 2015. She's the local host of Morning Edition and a reporter, covering a variety of topics in Northeast Indiana. 

She graduated from Ball State with degrees in broadcast journalism and political science. She has her master's degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois at Springfield. Most recently, she reported for Illinois Public Radio from the Capitol in Springfield, Ill.

Lisa enjoys traveling, reading and coaching Girls on the Run in her free time. 

Fort Wayne’s Board of Park Commissioners discussed riverfront development during a meeting Thursday. The project might be partially funded by an income tax increase, if City Council approves the plan.

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

Fort Wayne’s Board of Park Commissioners created a task force to look at upgrades for Memorial Park. The committee was created in the wake of a failed proposal to lease some of Memorial Park to Indiana Tech.

A Fort Wayne-based disability advocacy group created a website that will help people with disabilities find services throughout Indiana.

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

Indiana's infant mortality rate is higher than the national average, and parts of Allen County are home to the worst rates in the state. 

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

Ivy Tech Northeast announced it’s creating a baseball team for its Fort Wayne campus. Once the team is accepted into the National Junior College Athletic Association, Ivy Tech Northeast will be a Division II school, which would be unlike any other Ivy Tech campus.

Tony Macklin

What is fake news?

WBOI Presents brings you a panel discussion that looks to answer that and many other questions. WBOI's Lisa Ryan took part in the panel that looks at the role of journalists, the way information is shared on social media, and what people can do to look beyond the headlines.

Andy Downs moderated this panel at the Helmke Library at IPFW on May 22nd.

Panelists:

Lisa Ryan

Reporter and Morning Edition host, 89.1 WBOI

Michael Wolf

Professor of Political Science, IPFW

Assem Nasr

On Wednesday, the Legacy Joint Funding Committee denied a request to fund a Fort Wayne shooting range.

Courtesy/Lutheran Health Network

Lutheran Health Network is currently owned by Tennessee-based Community Health Systems, but a group of Northeast Indiana doctors wants to buy it from the multi-state health organization.

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Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

One year ago, Wabash, Indiana competed in a national competition to bring a half million dollars into the city. The money went to small business owners and improvements to the city’s downtown.

Ruth Yaro

A Fort Wayne art gallery just unveiled a new, digital way for Northeast Indiana artists to show off their creativity. At an event last night, ArtLink showed off its new virtual reality project.

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