Zach Bernard


Zach joined 89.1 WBOI as a reporter and local host for All Things Considered. He currently hosts Morning Edition.

Previously, he worked for WGLT in Normal, Ill. and reported from the Illinois Capitol for WICS-TV.

Zach graduated from Illinois State University with a major in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science. He has his master's degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois at Springfield.

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Mayor Tom Henry unveiled his $180 million budget proposal for the 2020 fiscal year during an official announcement at Citizens Square Thursday morning.

Provided by the City of Fort Wayne

  Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry unveiled a $70 million plan Wednesday that would develop the property on the northeast corner of Superior and Harrison streets -- the city’s “premiere riverfront property” -- into a mixed-use development.


Under Henry’s proposal, the site -- next to the brand new Promenade Park -- would include 225 apartments, a parking garage of 900 spaces, and 60,000 square feet for offices, retail space and “flex space.” 


Red River Waste Solutions

A non-binding resolution proposed by Republican councilmen Jason Arp and Paul Ensley seeking a return to “market-based garbage collection” in Fort Wayne failed during City Council’s meeting Tuesday night.

The City of Fort Wayne announced Monday it will be welcoming a competitive soccer team to its roster of sports franchises next year.


The countywide push to limit the function and operation of swingers clubs and strip clubs continues, as the Allen County Plan Commission unanimously approved new zoning rules against such businesses Thursday.