Katy Anderson

Operations Manager, Here & Now Host

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 two years. She's also helped produce award-winning, community-oriented news programming on WBOI.

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Education
10:53 am
Thu April 10, 2014

This Week on WBOI Presents: Henry Paulson, Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

This week on WBOI Presents, we featured a speech by the 74th U.S Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson, who spoke at the Economic Club of Indiana earlier this year. He led President George W. Bush’s economic team during the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression. 

Click here to listen to his speech.  

You can hear WBOI Presents every Wednesday at 7pm, and Saturday at 3pm.   

Station News
11:53 am
Sat March 29, 2014

Transmitter Repairs May Cause Outages on 89.1 WBOI

Throughout today, intermittent outages may occur on 89.1 WBOI.  These outages are necessary as our engineers work to repair the damage to our transmitter from last week's power surge.  Our HD transmitter is still working so you can listen to us online at wboi.org or through the free NIPR app for your smartphone or tablet.   Thank you so much for patience! We hope to have these issues resolved this weekend.  

News
11:22 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Counselors Race to Enroll Minority Residents Before ACA Deadline

Healthcare.gov is the main portal for the federally-facilitated healthcare marketplace. The deadline to sign up for insurance under Obamacare is Monday.
Credit Courtesy / Healthcare.gov

President Barack Obama announced Thursday more than six million people had signed up for health insurance through federal Affordable Care Act exchanges.

The deadline to enroll for individual insurance through the exchanges is Monday, March 31st. Most Americans must have insurance by then or face fines. 

Nationwide, there has been a major push to enroll specific groups, like young people and minority applicants. 

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Station News
7:15 am
Thu March 20, 2014

89.1 WBOI Running at Reduced Power Due to Electrical Issues

Due to electrical issues beyond our control, 89.1 WBOI is running at reduced power.  We hope to have the issue resolved as soon as possible.  Remember, you can always listen online at wboi.org or by downloading the free NIPR app for your smartphone or tablet.  We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience!

Station News
4:43 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

94.1 WBNI to Broadcast Fort Wayne Philharmonic's "Audience Choice 2013/14"

94.1 WBNI is proud to broadcast the Fort Wayne Philharmonic's Masterworks Series.  This Thursday, March 13th at 7pm we will be featuring the March 1st concert,  "Audience Choice 2013/14."  

You can also hear these Fort Wayne Philharmonic performances on Thursday at 7pm on the following dates: 

Thursday, April 10: Bizet's Carmen

Thursday, April 24: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

Thursday, May 22: Closing Night: Beethoven's Ninth Symphon

Station News
1:53 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

94.1 WBNI Signal Disrupted Due to Weather Conditions

Snow and ice have accumulated on the antennas that send our signal from our studio site to the transmitter site in Roanoke.  We are working on finding a solution to this issue.  In the meantime, you can still listen live at wbni.org or on 89.1 HD-2.  Thank you for your patience!

Upcoming Events
5:04 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Issues & Ales is on March 19th at Calhoun Street Soups, Salads, and Spirits!

You're invited to WBOI's Issues & Ales on Wednesday, March 19th at Calhoun Street Soups, Salads, and Spirits!

It's a free event featuring panel discussions about issues facing our region.  This month, we're discussing the future of transportation in Fort Wayne, including bikes, trains, buses, and more.  

Later in the program, we'll talk about how Hoosier breweries are helping to fuel the current craft beer revolution.  

Stop by, have a drink, and join the discussion! Audience members will be able to submit questions to the panelists throughout the event.    

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Station News
10:40 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Take the WBOI Community Survey!

Your thoughts, ideas, and opinions are essential as we plan our programming and priorities for the future.

We'd like you to tell us about the programming that's most valuable to you, share ideas about the important issues 89.1 WBOI news should cover, give us your thoughts about the community, and how you use media and technology today.

Station News
3:31 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

94.1 WBNI to Broadcast Fort Wayne Philharmonic's "Schubert Symphony No. 4"

94.1 WBNI is proud to broadcast the Fort Wayne Philharmonic's Masterworks Series.  This Thursday, February 6th at 7pm we will be featuring the January 25th concert, "Schubert Symphony No. 4.”

You can hear also these performances on Thursday at 7pm on the following dates: 

Thursday, February 20: Scottish Fantasy

Thursday, March 13: Audience Choice 2013/14

Thursday, April 10: Bizet's Carmen

Thursday, April 24: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

Station News
2:35 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

94.1 WBNI to Broadcast Fort Wayne Philharmonic's "A Lincoln Portrait"

94.1 WBNI is proud to broadcast the Fort Wayne Philharmonic's Masterworks Series.  This Thursday, January 23rd at 7pm we will be featuring the January 11th concert,  "A Lincoln Portrait."  

You can also hear these Fort Wayne Philharmonic performances on Thursday at 7pm on the following dates: 

Thursday, February 6: Schubert Symphony No. 4

Thursday, February 20: Scottish Fantasy

Thursday, March 13: Audience Choice 2013/14

Thursday, April 10: Bizet's Carmen

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