Zach Bernard


Zach joined 89.1 WBOI as a reporter and local host for All Things Considered. He currently hosts Morning Edition.

Previously, he worked for WGLT in Normal, Ill. and reported from the Illinois Capitol for WICS-TV.

Zach graduated from Illinois State University with a major in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science. He has his master's degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois at Springfield.

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As women’s marches took place across the country over the weekend, Fort Wayne hosted its own at the Allen County Courthouse Sunday.

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Mayor Tom Henry and the City of Fort Wayne helped cut the ribbon on the first of seven planned rehabilitated homes on the Vincent Village campus. The goal of the housing is to assist in decreasing homelessness in the city.

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Fort Wayne native Addison Agen captured national attention after finishing second place in the latest season of NBC’s The Voice. On Wednesday, Fort Wayne welcomed her home by designating January 17, 2018 as “Addison Agen Day.”

The North American International Auto Show will take place in Detroit beginning Saturday, and Fort Wayne will receive some spotlight at the event.

Parents are among those concerned over new graduation requirements approved by the State Board of Education in December. Parents joined other stakeholders in a meeting held at Northwest Allen County Schools Tuesday night.


  Northeast Indiana health officials are joining other communities in urging caution as influenza and flu-like symptoms spread through the state.


Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Zach Bernard has more on the restrictions proposed to hospitals and nursing homes by the Allen County Health Department.



Guests restricted from visiting hospital and nursing home patients include anyone 18 years old or younger, and visitors of any age with flu-like symptoms.

City of Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne City Council appointed at-large Republican councilman Tom Freistroffer as its president for the upcoming year. Freistroffer was first elected to council in 2015.

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Thursday marked the official beginning of winter, which meant last night was the longest without sunlight for the next year.

Fort Wayne Parks

The Foellinger Theatre will be receiving some upgrades in 2018.

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Fort Wayne City Council voted 7-2 to sign a non-binding resolution called the Fort Wayne Commitment and Inclusivity Pledge, presented by Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana.