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

Renowned musician Billy "Stix" Nicks talks about growing up in South Bend and the beginning of his music career.

Maestro Tsung Yeh, Music Director of The South Bend Symphony Orchestra, talks about his arrival in South Bend with Nicolas Orbovich, a South Bend Symphony concertmaster and Principal Violin II.

Ron Wiggins, an accomplished musician, talks with his friend John Schalliol about the early days of rock and roll in South Bend. Wiggins started with a group called The Rhythmaires in the 1950s and eventually was hired by Bobby Helms. He ended up in Los Angeles, but decided to return to South Bend.

John Schalliol was executive director of the South Bend Airport for more than 30 years. He talks with life-long friend Ron Wiggins about how the airport has changed over the years.

StateImpact Indiana

May 29, 2015

StateImpact Indiana focuses on education issues in the Hoosier state and is a collaboration of the Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations.

StateImpact Indiana features can be heard on WVPE Thursday mornings at 6:45 during Morning Edition and at 5:45 Thursday afternoons during All Things Considered.

Lawmakers spent a good deal of time this year reworking the way schools are funded – not just public schools, but charter schools too.

South Bend Stories

May 22, 2015

The Salvation Army Kroc Center and 88.1 WVPE present South Bend Stories in celebration of the city's 150 year anniversary. These stories are produced in the Kroc Center Recording Studio as told by individuals in the community, for the community. New Stories will be aired weekly every Monday on WVPE throughout 2015.

South Bend Stories

May 22, 2015

The Salvation Army Kroc Center and 88.1 WVPE present South Bend Stories in celebration of the city's 150 year anniversary. These stories are produced in the Kroc Center Recording Studio as told by individuals in the community, for the community. New Stories will be aired weekly every Monday at 7:45 AM and 12:30 PM on WVPE throughout 2015.

Thomas says he'll appeal to the average Republican voter by advertising himself as an alternative candidate more focused on fixing what's wrong with Indiana.

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