Zach Bernard

Reporter/Host

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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Tuesday’s rollout of ISTEP+ scores showed school districts across the state with fewer "As" than last year, and more “Bs” and “Cs.”

City of Fort Wayne

On Tuesday the Fort Wayne City Council approved a $10 million allocation of Legacy funding to be used towards the City’s riverfront development project.

City of Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry held a press conference Monday to recap the city’s 2016 construction projects, and to give details on road improvement projects for the New Year.

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New housing projects and living spaces downtown are in the works as the City of Fort Wayne develops. Many of these housing developments are geared specifically towards helping people get back on their feet.

In part four of a five-part series on homelessness in Northeast Indiana, WBOI’s Zach Bernard looks into these facilities that are aiming to fight homelessness.

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Downtown Fort Wayne has seen significant development over the last decade, with more businesses and special events filling the downtown area. But when the city approves a new skyscraper or events center, how does that affect people who are living on the streets?

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Northeast Indiana offers services for those suffering temporary and chronic homelessness, and those services aim to provide the most immediate and quality care they can for individuals and families in need.

In part two of a five-part series on homelessness in Northeast Indiana, WBOI’s Zach Bernard looks into the one population that agencies agree needs more attention.

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While prices of the average Thanksgiving dinner went up last year, that won’t be a problem for consumers in 2016.

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According to the 2016 Homeless Assessment Report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development -- or HUD -- the rate of homelessness dropped in Indiana this year. In Northeast Indiana, many are trying to keep that trend going.

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In early October, the Fort Wayne Fire Department announced they would pursue full operation of ambulance services in Fort Wayne.

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Upon the proposal of Mayor Tom Henry’s 2017 budget, Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation requested a $10 million bond from the City of Fort Wayne to aid in the completion of unfinished projects.

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