• Claire McInerny is a reporter at Indiana Public Media, covering South-central Indiana. She produces stories for both TV and radio, and also 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 received her journalism degree from the University of Kansas and is a proud Jayhawk.


A Little About Claire

Claire McInerny is a reporter for StateImpact Indiana, a collaboration between NPR member station WFIU and Indiana Public Broadcasting. She reports on educations issues in Indiana, ranging from policy, learning, education trends and out of school factors affecting a child’s school day. She came to Indiana from Kansas City where she helped produce a daily public-affairs talk show, Central … Continue reading


Chinese School Expands Program To Include Adults

Curt DeBaun adopted his first daughter from China in 2004, and after his second one came home in 2007 he wanted his girls to have a connection to where they were born. But Terre Haute, Ind. didn’t have any opportunities to learn about Chinese culture, so DeBaun started a new school so his daughters and … Continue reading


Corn Yields In Indiana Predicted To Fall Below Expectations

  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

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All But One Indiana Rep. Votes In Favor Of Budget Deal

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


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