Zach Bernard


Zach joined 89.1 WBOI as a reporter and local host for All Things Considered. 

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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Fort Wayne City Council voted 5-3 in favor of allowing construction of a three-building shopping center on West Jefferson Boulevard. The proposal needed City Council’s approval to rezone the six-and-a-half acres of residential land.

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As the city of Fort Wayne prepares to begin construction on the first phase of its massive riverfront development project, there’s one more hurdle to jump before it can start.

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The City of Fort Wayne announced Tuesday afternoon a new downtown event that will take place this summer.

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A Fort Wayne City Council meeting was cancelled this week, as a controversial measure looms ahead of council members for a vote.

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As Fort Wayne’s riverfront development project begins construction this summer, the city is looking to fill some long-term funding holes in the project. A new proposal in City Council to help fund the project would increase the local income tax.

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Indiana’s 3rd District Congressman Jim Banks held a town hall at Adams Woodcrest Health Facility in Decatur on Friday morning.

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A global relocation and moving services provider based in Fort Wayne will be moving from its current location on US 30 to downtown.

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo will open for its 52nd season this Saturday, and it’s offering a number of new exhibits for visitors in 2017.

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The City of Fort Wayne awarded facade grants Thursday to nine local organizations looking to enhance the exteriors of their properties.