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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A new health care facility celebrated its grand opening on the west side of Fort Wayne with a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday afternoon.

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A new housing complex is coming to the southeast side of Fort Wayne.

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A proposed ordinance to limit the business hours of Fort Wayne’s strip clubs was tabled on a 5-4 vote by City Council Tuesday Night.

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Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and New Haven Mayor Terry McDonald announced Tuesday they will be taking on direct bridge repair and maintenance for their respective cities.


One week from returning to Washington D.C., Indiana’s third district representative Jim Banks met with constituents in Fort Wayne for a “coffee with your congressman”event Thursday evening.

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Fort Wayne City Council met Tuesday to address the opioid epidemic in Northeast Indiana.


Fort Wayne’s News-Sentinel has announced its intent to transition to a fully digital product. This transition will discontinue the afternoon print edition of the paper.

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A donation to an area school district aims to bring new musical instruments to students, and kicked off a fundraising challenge.


WBOI’s Zach Bernard spoke with Science Central executive director and Weekly Experiment host Martin Fisher about the science and safety of an eclipse, as well as why we’re so excited about the event.

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A “Candlelight Vigil for Unity” was held on the Allen County Courthouse Green on Wednesday night, in an effort to show solidarity with victims of hate and racism over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.