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.


  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.

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Fort Wayne City Council voted 8-1 Tuesday in favor of installing new parking meters downtown.

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Fort Wayne announced Monday it will be joining a mounting legal effort in Indiana against pharmaceutical companies and distributors.


Allen County will be joining two Indiana counties and one city in a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies and distributors.

City of Fort Wayne

The City of Fort Wayne invested $25 million in road and infrastructure improvements for the fourth consecutive year. In 2017 Fort Wayne resurfaced nearly 42 miles of asphalt and repaired almost 10 miles of sidewalks, while replacing 3,000 faded street lights.

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Fort Wayne City Council voted 6-3 to overturn a veto from Mayor Tom Henry over a campaign finance measure that would limit the contributions of contractors to political campaigns to $2,000 per year or less.