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 degree in music technology and a minor in communication.

Ben is the host of All Things Considered and WBOI Presents on WBOI. He also hosts 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.

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

Jen Holquist

WBOI aired a Trap Door showcase for the first time one year ago on June 27. This week on WBOI Presents, we are listening back to the Trap Door's May Story Showcase at Welch's Ale House. 


Every year, WBOI brings an NPR voice to northeast Indiana as part of our NPR Speaker Series. Retired Host of All Things Considered Robert Siegel visited Fort Wayne this past month.

Taylor University, Eric Harbig, Wikicommons, Noblesville Schools

Our May news coverage included a primary election, graduation controversy and, being Indiana, some auto racing.

We opened our monthly news roundup with a look at a legal challenge over Fort Wayne's Pay-to-Play city ordinance.

Rebecca Green and WIKICOMMONS

Our show this week was recorded at the Grand Wayne Center on May 1, for a Law Day event organized by the Allen County Bar Association.

Faith Van Gilder

For our show this week, we are listening back to a civil conversation put on by AVOW, Advancing Voices Of Women.