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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During Tuesday’s meeting, Fort Wayne City Council discussed opting out of a statewide opioid lawsuit the city joined nearly four years ago, and going its own way.

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Fort Wayne’s Plan Commission is considering a proposal from Electric Works developer RTM Ventures that would jumpstart the second phase of the project.

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A non-binding resolution stating City Council’s opposition to vaccine passports was approved following a lengthy and sometimes heated discussion.

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Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Police Chief Steve Reed addressed the city’s Commission on Police Justice and Reform recommendations Wednesday morning at Citizens Square.

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To commemorate the new vaccination site at the McMillen Park Community Center in Fort Wayne, several stakeholders in Hoosier healthcare took part in a panel to discuss where the COVID-19 battle goes from here.

The City of Fort Wayne and its Public Works division celebrated National Public Works Week by highlighting several construction projects around the city Wednesday morning.

Photo provided by the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society

Headwaters Junction, Inc. has announced the start of development efforts on 1010 Cass Street, complimenting Promenade Park in downtown Fort Wayne.


Headwaters Junction is a non-profit dedicated to “establishing a regional railroad attraction” along Fort Wayne’s riverfront. The project has been in the works since SWA Group recommended it during initial riverfront discussions in 2015, according to a release issued Wednesday..


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For the 50th time, Allen County Superior Court celebrated the graduates of its drug court program at McMillen Park Community Center Monday afternoon.

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The name and opening seas0n of Electric Works’ highly-touted public market in Fort Wayne were revealed early Thursday morning.

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The Allen Superior Court’s family relations division is merging two of its child advocacy programs, which it says will “create a unified and stronger advocacy program for Allen County’s children.”