Araceli Gomez-Aldana

Reporter, All Things Considered Host

Araceli joins 89.1 WBOI as a reporter and local host for All Things Considered.

She is a graduate of Indiana University, where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism. While attending IU she interned at FOX59 and ABC7 Chicago. Araceli also had the opportunity to practice her reporting skills in Europe while studying abroad at the University of Seville, Spain.

Prior to joining WBOI, Araceli was the producer and host of HOLA Bloomington, WFHB’s Spanish public affairs program, and co-anchored WFHB’s Daily Local News.

Originally born in Guadalajara, Mexico,  Araceli was raised in Whiting, Indiana where she grew up playing sports and rooting for the Chicago Bulls, Bears and the White Sox. She enjoys running, playing tennis, traveling and trying new foods.

If you have a story idea, email Araceli at agomezaldana@nipr.fm

Ways to Connect

Araceli Gomez-Aldana / WBOI/NIPR

As the new school year is underway in Columbia City, teachers and students adjust to the changing demographics in the community.

Tim Andersen at Bel Air Photography

  

In early August,the Allen County Public Library hosted its first ever “Human Library” event, allowing real people to become "books." The public, or "readers," then can check out and read the "books."

Ellen Sauer and Nicole King coordinated the event, and saw a great first outing. WBOI’s Araceli Gomez-Aldana spoke to them about the first venture of Allen County's "Human Library."

Araceli Gomez-Aldana

Most ten-year-olds spend their summers playing and taking a break from school but Jaden L. Miller spent his summer managing a lemonade stand by his house. WBOI’s Araceli Gomez-Aldana caught up with Jaden and his friend Karsen Long, while they sold lemonade. They talk about his motivation and what he is going to do with the money he earns. 

You can find Jaden’s lemonade stand on the corner of Sherman Avenue and Putnam Street. 

Dupont Hospital

Dupont Hospital is now one of 14 hospitals nationwide to earn a Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation. 

Super Shot

After a measles outbreak in 1992, local hospitals joined forces to provide children free or low-cost immunizations. 

Out of those efforts a non-profit was created with a mission to break down the barriers of access and cost by operating four immunization clinics throughout Allen County. Super Shot has made vaccinations accessible to the community for 25 years. 

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