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. 

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

Gov. Mike Pence visited Northeast Indiana today, and one of his stops was to Haverhill Elementary in Fort Wayne. 

Stephen Ausmus [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

When Alexander Strack planted a few peppers for his wife in 2010, he never expected to turn it into a business. 

Fort Wayne City Utilities

On Wednesday, city officials gathered for the 150th anniversary of the city's first brick sewer. For many, the milestone is more than just a celebration of sewers.

Paul Joseph, Wikimedia Commons

Fort Wayne was once home to several small breweries, but they dwindled away until only one was left. Now, as craft beer becomes increasingly popular nationwide, more microbreweries are popping up in the area.

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

This is the first part of a weekly series that will look at food news in Northeast Indiana. It’s called NorthEATS Indiana. And from the farms of Whitley County, to the kitchens of Fort Wayne, to Huntington County’s restaurants, we’ll be looking at news you can sink your teeth into.

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

Northeast Indiana presented its regional cities initiative Tuesday in the hopes of receiving state money for 70 projects spread throughout the area. The plan includes improving quality of life and attracting people to the region.

City of Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne city council at-large candidates are meeting for a public forum Friday. The event is sponsored by disability groups, and topics will focus on how to make the city more accessible.

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

This year, the City of Fort Wayne spent more than $22 million on road and construction projects. 

Fort Wayne Community Schools Foundation

Fort Wayne Community Schools Foundation launched a music program Tuesday that plans to give 3,300 instruments to area students. The “b instrumental” program plans to increase music education in Fort Wayne schools.

Peter Dominowski

David Greene is the host of Morning Edition, an author and a journalist who has reported internationally and across the United States.

He visited the WBOI studios in September and WBOI’s Lisa Ryan had a chance to speak with him about the state of journalism, current events and his recent book.

This is the last part of their conversation, which focuses on his book, Midnight in Siberia.