Zach Bernard

Reporter/Host

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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Lutheran Health Network celebrated the groundbreaking of its forthcoming hospital in downtown Fort Wayne Wednesday afternoon.

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The third and final public meeting to discuss Indiana-Michigan Power’s $600 million “Innovate Indiana” program took place at Purdue University-Fort Wayne Tuesday night.

 

At issue is how exactly I&M is going to pay for the program. The utility is proposing an 11.75-percent rate increase on consumers in order to, it says, create a “smarter energy grid,” which includes an emphasis on electric cars, smart meters and job growth. 

 

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On Tuesday celebrations took place around the city of Fort Wayne for the first Anthony Wayne Day. But the creation of the event has led to concerns over its cultural sensitivity, as well as the historical accuracy of the information on which it was founded.

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Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced a new initiative Wednesday that aims to provide $3.86 million in state funding for local organizations and programs focused on neighborhood and quality-of-life improvements.

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United Way of Allen County kicked off its seventh annual Kindergarten Countdown program Wednesday morning, in collaboration with East Allen County Schools and Fort Wayne Community Schools.

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