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.

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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.

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.

The court overturned the feticide conviction but asks a trial court to resentence Patel for a lesser felony of neglect of a dependent.

If passed, the referenda would add $1.8 million to the district’s general fund and $13 million to improve infrastructure at the district’s schools.

President Barack Obama delivered his remarks about the economy at Concord High School in Elkhart Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

Video of the President's appearance begins approximately 25 minutes in.

As Elkhart prepares for one more appearance by President Barack Obama, his first visit to the city as an Illinois senator running for the Democratic presidential nomination against Hillary Clinton reveals what has and hasn't changed.

Two days before the Indiana Primary Election, Obama visited Bank Street, talking with residents and shooting some hoops with kids outside Riverview Elementary School before he spoke with me by phone.

The new ISTEP+ panel tasked with re-writing the state assessment is established and will meet for the first time May 24.