Ben Clemmer

Ben Clemmer joined 89.1 WBOI as a host and production assistant in 2017. After serving as an intern during his last semester at the University of Saint Francis, Ben graduated from USF with a bachelor's degree in music technology and a minor in communication.

Ben is the host of All Things Considered and WBOI Presents on WBOI. He has also hosted Weekend Edition on Saturday mornings. Since 2017, Ben has produced WBOI Presents. The show can be heard on Wednesdays at 7pm and Saturdays at 7am. In addition to producing local programs like news roundups, panels, lectures, and storytelling showcases, he also lends his voice to underwriting, promos, and other projects at the station. Ben has also reported on a variety of topics and has written stories on energy, conspiracy theories, student movements, protests, elections, sports, arts, and entertainment. In February of 2019, Ben created and produced a new series called WBOI Presents: In Session. The program showcases local educators speaking about topics within their expertise, and can be found on multiple podcast platforms. Additional podcasts Ben produces include WBOI Presents, WBOI's Behind The Mic, WBOI Artcentric, and Act of Listening. Ben is regularly on the lookout for podcast creators to partner with WBOI. In 2020, WBOI began partnerships with Women Are: Fort Wayne and Heart of the Hustle.

Before taking on his role as a host and producer, Ben served as interim host of All Things Considered and the backup host for both Morning Edition and ATC. In the past, Ben has worked as the assistant speech team coach at Bishop Dwenger High School, where he coached radio broadcasting and discussion.

Ways to Connect

Faith Van Gilder

The full title of this week’s episode of WBOI Presents is “An Uncomfortable Conversation with Sharon Tucker and Friends.”

Pexels

Face coverings are one of the most effective ways to contain the spread of COVID-19. 

Indiana Center for Middle East Peace

For our show this week, we are hearing from Reverend Graylan Hagler, Pastor at Washington DC’s Plymouth Congregational Church. 

Heart of the Hustle

Jun 9, 2020
Aaron Robles

Throughout the summer of 2020, WBOI is partnering with Founders Spark to bring you Heart of the Hustle.

Barbara Belli de Oliveira

For our show this week, we are listening to a presentation from Zach Benedict. He spoke on the topic of Purpose at CreativeMornings’ via Zoom on May 22.

BRANDON SMITH / IPB NEWS

Indiana’s primary election was pushed back to June 2 because of the coronavirus pandemic. This week, we’ll be diving deeper into the process of how candidates are nominated for office.

WBOI Presents: April News Roundup 2020

May 9, 2020
Joel Chidls, Justin Hicks, Julia Meek

This week on WBOI Presents, we are listening back to stories from this past month for our April News Roundup.

NACS, IDOE

This week on WBOI Presents, we are listening back to a presentation from Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick.

Zack Kruse

 

On this episode of WBOI Presents: In Session, we are joined by Zack Kruse, a PhD candidate at Michigan State University. Our conversation focused on the subject of Kruse’s research, Steve Ditko, the creator of Spider-Man and many other well known comic book characters.

WBOI Presents: February News Roundup 2020

Mar 4, 2020
IDOE, Justin Hicks/IPB, Doc West, Norwell Middle School

This week, our news team is looking back at some of the biggest stories from February.

 

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