Katy Anderson

Programming & Operations Director

Katy manages programming operations and helps direct and produce on-air talent for 89.1 WBOI and 94.1 WBNI.   She has lived in Fort Wayne for most of her life and is a graduate of IPFW where she studied political science and journalism.  Though her interests and background in non-profits and public policy were what initially brought her to NIPR, she quickly found herself drawn to public radio programming and audience research.  Anderson is a strong believer in centering programming on listeners, and oversaw the station’s major programming changes over the past six years years. She's also helped produce award-winning, community-oriented news programming on WBOI.

The WBOI transmitter requires necessary maintenance  that will occur overnight on Thursday evening. Online streaming will not be affected. Thank you for your patience!

Charges were filed Friday morning against former Huntington University Vice President for Advancement Vincent Haupert in the Huntington Superior Court.


According to the affidavit, Haupert is being charged with battery, a Class B misdemeanor.


The charges came a few weeks after Haupert resigned from the university amid reports of an ongoing law enforcement investigation.


Tributes poured in on social media late Wednesday after news that longtime Fort Wayne radio personality Charly Butcher passed away at the age of 61.


Butcher, who most recently served as the morning news host on WOWO, had been on local airwaves for more than three decades. Thursday morning's show, his show, was open phone lines to collect memories of a well-known Fort Wayne voice.


Starting July 1st 2018, 89.1 WBOI will no longer broadcast the BBC World Service, which can be heard overnight and weekdays at 3pm. 

In its place, WBOI will broadcast a variety of NPR programming such as 1A, Fresh Air, On Point, and Hidden Brain. WBOI will also be introducing the critically acclaimed PRI program, The World, at 3pm on weekdays. 

Throughout the evening NPR newscast updates will be available one minute past every hour.

89.1 WBOI is operating at reduced power for a portion of Friday. Technicians are climbing the broadcast tower to conduct routine maintenance on the tower safety systems, requiring us to temporarily lower our power to less than 20% than normal. We expect normal power to be restored sometime this afternoon. 

Online streams are operating at normal power. Thank you for your patience.