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.


Fort Wayne’s Legacy Joint Funding Committee met Wednesday night, and approved funding for several long-term development projects.


Turnout for the 2016 General Election is expected to meet or set records in the Hoosier State.

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Republicans had many wins in Northeast Indiana last night.

As people head to the polls for Election Day, WBOI’s Lisa Ryan and Zach Bernard visited a few polling locations to ask Northeast Indiana residents who they’re voting for, and why.

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Senate candidate Todd Young made his final pitch to Allen County Republicans Saturday, and he was joined by Texas senator, and former Republican presidential candidate, Ted Cruz.


With the General Election less than one week away, many voters have made their electoral decisions - perhaps based on just the candidate's’ name.

Tom Arthur from Orange, CA, United States, via Wikimedia Commons

This year, early voting has been up across the country. WBOI’s Zach Bernard and Lisa Ryan visited early voting locations in Northeast Indiana to see if they’re experiencing a similar trend.

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

Indiana Tech Law School announced Monday it will officially close in June, after four years of operation and a loss of $20 million.

SWA/City of Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and several stakeholders provided an update on the city’s riverfront development plans at the Wells Street Bridge on Monday.

Peter Balonon-Rosen / Indiana Public Broadcasting

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