Eric Weddle is the managing editor for WFYI’s three reporter education team. Since 2009 he’s covered K-12 and higher education issues in Indiana, including how tumultus state and local policies and politics directly impact students. Weddle spent a year embedded in an Indianapolis high school and the. He's received awards for newspaper and radio reporting. Since 1999 Weddle has worked for newspapers and weeklies in Indiana and North Carolina, including The Indianapolis Star, Lafayette Journal & Courier and The Independent.