Tony Krabill

Host, All Things Considered

Tony has hosted All Things Considered on WVPE for much of the past two decades. He joined the station as ATC host in August 1997, then switched to Morning Edition in August 2000. One of his Morning Edition newscasts earned WVPE a Best Radio Newscast Award from the Associated Press in 2002. Tony left WVPE in January 2002 to work in communications and marketing at Mennonite Mission Network and worked as a freelance audio producer before returning to WVPE in 2007. An Iowa native, Tony got his start in radio as a student at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), Harrisonburg, Va., and managed the radio station there for three years after graduating. He also worked in commercial and Christian radio prior to his first stint at WVPE. Tony lives with his family in Elkhart.

Ways to Connect

Good Radio Shows, Inc. & Peace Talks Radio

Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, 9 PM

On this edition of Peace Talks Radio, three guests who’ll touch on just a few of the many reasons political polarization continues in the U.S. Each have a few ideas and programs that could close the gap, even a little bit. Ideas that you could try that just might lessen political polarization at your dinner table, in your neighborhood, your state, and around the country.

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 9 PM

Produced the day after Leon Russell's death on November 13, 2016, music host Paul Ingles plays some spectacular Leon Russell performances and reviews his career with guest contributors Steve Pendlebury, Gardner Campbell, Darren Devivo and Scott Freiman.

Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, 9 PM

Music host Paul Ingles anchors this tribute to singer/songwriting legend Leonard Cohen who passed away November 7, 2016, at the age of 82.  Writers and musicians who sent in tributes, read by Ingles, include Rolling Stone Magazine's Anthony DeCurtis, Jim Fusilli of the Wall Street Journal, Esquire contributor Jeff Slate, author Steve Turner and musician Peter Mulvey.

Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, 10 AM to 12 PM

For 2016, the Third Coast Festival is back with the annual "Best of the Best" broadcast featuring the winners of its annual documentary competition. In this two-part special, host Gwen Macsai, presents the top radio stories of the year!

Jon Helmuth

What happens when you decide to film a motorcycle trip across America with an old friend who is losing his eyesight? Jon Helmuth’s film, The Flying Dutchmen, was featured earlier this year at the River Bend Film Festival in Goshen. It will soon be released on DVD and there are a few more local screenings coming up. WVPE’s Tony Krabill spoke with Jon about the film and what prompted the decision to take the trip with his friend, Daryl.

Upcoming screening:

The final debate between Indiana gubernatorial candidates Eric Holcomb (R), John Gregg (D), and Rex Bell (L) takes place tonight in Evansville. Tune in to 88. 1 WVPE at 7 PM.

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Comedienne and Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me! panelist Paula Poundstone is coming to South Bend for a show at The Morris Performing Arts Center on Friday, October 28th, at 8 PM.

Her new CD released this summer, North by Northwest, debuted at #1 on Amazon and charted on Billboard’s Top 10 comedy CD’s list.

WVPE’s Tony Krabill spoke with Paula Poundstone about the CD, life with 14 cats, and about Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me!

The three candidates for Indiana’s open U.S. Senate seat met Tuesday in a debate marked by pointed attacks.

Incumbent Democratic State Superintendent Glenda Ritz and Republican challenger Jennifer McCormick participated in a debate Monday in Fort Wayne. It was moderated by Claire McInerney of Indiana Public Broadcasting and Eric Weddle of WFYI Public Media, Indianapolis.

Candidates for Indiana's open U.S. Senate seat debate at 7 PM Tuesday, Oct. 18, in Indianapolis. Former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh (D), U.S. Rep. Todd Young (R), and Lucy Brenton (L) are vying to replace retiring Sen. Dan Coats (R).

When it comes to measuring and rating teachers, Indiana school districts vary widely in their practices. Yet, for the past three years almost all Indiana educators have been rated effective.

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