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.

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.

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The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority voted Tuesday to support seven projects using Regional Cities Initiative funding as part of the Road to One Million plan.

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A baseball season can be a long and difficult process for players in the major and minor leagues. This is especially true for members of the Fort Wayne TinCaps that aren’t from the United States.

Riverfront Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne’s riverfront development project took another step forward Thursday, as the City’s Board of Park Commissioners closed on the final three properties needed to start ground work on Phase 1 of the project.

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The City of Fort Wayne announced the creation of seven subcommittees within the recently-launched Fort Wayne UNITED program Tuesday afternoon.

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NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro has reported around the world for both the Associated Press and NPR. Her work includes reporting from Iraq before and during the US intervention in 2003 and covering the Arab Spring uprising in Libya in 2011.

Lulu recently became the new host of Weekend Edition Sunday, which can be heard from 8 to 10am on 89.1 WBOI.

The Allen County-Fort Wayne Capital Improvement Board unveiled schematic designs and cost estimates for a potential downtown event center Thursday morning.

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On Wednesday, Fort Wayne mayor Tom Henry provided his annual State of the City address at the Grand Wayne Center in downtown Fort Wayne.

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Mayor Tom Henry delivered his annual State of the City address Wednesday at the Grand Wayne Center. The theme of Mayor Henry’s speech was consistent with his speeches over the last year: making Fort Wayne a “point of destination.”

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