Claire McInerny is a reporter for NPR member station WFIU and PBS station WTIU, covering South-central Indiana. She produces stories for both TV and radio, and does local newscasts every morning during Morning Edition. She came to Bloomington from Kansas City where she helped produce a daily public-affairs talk show, Central Standard at NPR member station KCUR. She … Continue reading
After last year’s severe drought that sabotaged crops across the Midwest, corn farmers all over the country and Indiana were hopeful of this year’s yields. More corn was planted, and after successful pollination in the first few weeks of the crop, strong yields looked promising for Indiana corn farmers. But the United States Department … Continue reading
Indiana Public Media values up to date news coverage, and part of that philosophy includes using our website to inform the public of news stories as they happen. Although we are a TV and radio station, we break stories online before airing a version during the newscasts later that day. Below is one example of … Continue reading
As Congress decides the details of the Farm Bill, the staff I work with at Central Standard at KCUR wanted to explain what these changes mean for both local and national farmers and consumers. I wrote this piece for kcur.org and Harvest Public Media to accompany the talk show.