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.

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Walmart announced plans to build a milk processing plant in Fort Wayne back in 2016. Now the big box retail chain is opening the doors to Indiana’s newest milk processing facility. 

Governor Eric Holcomb joined Walmart executives and the Allen County Board of Commissioners to announce the opening of the two hundred-fifty thousand square foot facility. 

Walmart U.S.A.’s executive Vice President of Food Charles Redfield greeted the crowd and said the facility will create about 300 new jobs once it’s at full capacity.

Advancing Voices of Women

Advancing Voices of Women or AVOW is hosting a Women’s Campaign Institute in collaboration with the Paul Hemke School for Women in Public Life. The campaign institute will take place on August 3- 5 at the Camp Red Cedar, 3900 Hursh Rd, Fort Wayne.

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In an effort to create more opportunity for dialogue between different members of the community, Trinity English Lutheran Church hosted a “Dialogue on Race Series.” The 10-week series ended in late May. 

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In the months since hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico, a small Northeast Indiana city is feeling its aftermath in a unique way. The hurricane has caused a number of Puerto Ricans to relocate to Indiana.

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Purdue University Fort Wayne has partnered with Northwest Allen County Schools and Southwest Allen County Schools for the new Professors in Partnership program.