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.

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The month of April saw the Indiana legislature end its spring 2019 session, with little drama. We open our monthly News Roundup with a look back at what was accomplished at the State House.


This week on WBOI Presents, we are listening back to a humanities symposia from Trine University called The Mighty Atom: Nuclear Energy in Comics and Manga.

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The full title of this week's show is A Beacon of Hope: A Journey Back from Addiction, and this presentation was recorded at an event held as part of Indiana Tech's Tech Talks series on America's opioid crisis.

WBOI Presents: Brexit

Apr 12, 2019

This week on WBOI Presents, we are hopping the pond to try to come to a better understanding of Brexit.

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The month of March saw continued work at the Indiana statehouse, the Division III version of the NCAA's March Madness, and the death of longtime Hoosier politician and statesman Sen. Birch Bayh.