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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Fort Wayne’s AWS Foundation is celebrating its ten-year anniversary in 2017, and to celebrate the occasion, AWS presented a donation to the community.


Parents and their kids may find it difficult to adapt to a new routine when the school year begins. For students who are homeless, it can be even more challenging.

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Members of Indiana’s Black Legislative Caucus held a town hall at the Allen County Public Library on Saturday afternoon.

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Legislators are back in their districts during the House’s August recess. Indiana’s third district representative Jim Banks used that time to hold a town hall meeting in Auburn Tuesday afternoon.

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Years in the making, the City of Fort Wayne helped break ground on renovations to the historic Clyde Theatre Thursday afternoon. Stakeholders and investors were on hand to help launch the projected year-long renovation process.

Allen County Health

Fort Wayne City Council unanimously approved changes to the city’s tax abatement policy during its weekly meeting Tuesday night.

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Fort Wayne City Council approved a 0.13 percent increase to the local income tax rate Tuesday night, creating a revenue stream that will help pay for riverfront development and sidewalk and alley repairs.

Steel Dynamics, Inc.

Domestic steel producers and metal recyclers Steel Dynamics announced it will be expanding its Columbia City location in 2018.

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Tuesday is World Refugee Day, as declared by the United Nations nearly two decades ago.

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Mayor Tom Henry and members of the Fort Wayne City Council provided more details on a proposed income tax increase to help fund riverfront and infrastructure projects. The increase being proposed is 0.15 percent, which would bring the local tax to 1.5 percent.