"I love Indiana and enjoy guiding discussions with people from all over the state on subjects that are important, timely and just plain fun."
- Matt Pelsor
"All IN" is a program for all Hoosiers. It debuted on WFYI 90.1 FM July 16 and will expand to other public radio stations around Indiana beginning September 30. What does Matt talk about? Everything!
The show touches on the issues and topics that excite and interest us, rooted in the belief that we can bring our passions and differences together in a civil, intelligent and non-judgmental environment.
We want to hear from you!
The show can be heard Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m. on 90.1 FM or streamed at wfyi.org/listen-now. You can also listen through the WFYI mobile app. Beginning Monday, September 30, you can listen Monday – Friday, also from 1 to 2 p.m.
September 24, 2019
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September 26, 2019
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Sep 19, 2019
Vaping is often touted as a way to quit tobacco, but recent reports on lung illness and a surge in popularity among youth have made a lot of people worried about its own health effects. Products like Juul have been marketed to teens, but contain high levels of addictive nicotine. And the state says youth vaping has increased by more than 300 percent since 2012.
Sep 17, 2019
Breaking the cycle of addiction is a challenge. For people trying to overcome an addiction, the process can be long and arduous. So when some addiction clinics market treatments that claim to provide fast and sweeping results - the appeal is clear. But are these claims backed by science?
Sep 12, 2019
A new requirement tied to teacher licenses in Indiana, which mandates several hours of "career-awareness training," has raised concerns for teachers and school leaders around the state. Today on All IN we talk about changes happening to professional development in schools.
Sep 10, 2019
Thousands of Hoosiers are employed building, selling, and repairing RVs. But as we saw in the mid to late 2000s, the RV industry is a strong economic indicator. When its sales go down, we should all take note. Today on All IN, we look at what we can learn about the economy from the RV industry.
Sep 05, 2019
On this episode of All IN, host Matt Pelsor previews the Big Machine Vodka 400 (formerly the Brickyard 400) with Speedway president Doug Boles. They also discuss the history of NASCAR at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Matt also talks to Hoosier drivers Chase Briscoe and Ryan Newman about growing up racing in Indiana.
Sep 03, 2019
For most of us, access to fresh, healthy food isnt something we have to think about--much less worry about. If you own a car or can afford a food delivery service, youre set. But for many low-income Hoosiers, a walk to the nearest grocery store can be a very long walk.
Aug 29, 2019
Domestic disputes are one of the most common calls police get. As many as 3 million incidents of domestic violence are reported in the United States every year, and its estimated that around twice that number of cases go unreported.
Aug 28, 2019
Sports are one of the best ways to teach young people positive life lessons in a fun, engaging way. Teamwork, confidence, sportsmanship, skill-building, and so much more. So it makes sense that families invest in it, heavily, with their time and money. Host Matt Pelsor talks to local experts and advocates about the increasingly intense world of youth sports.
Aug 22, 2019
Evictions are high in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, and South Bend; all three are among the top 20 cities in the US for evictions. The Princeton research collaborative "The Eviction Lab" has concluded that evictions are a cause, rather than a condition of poverty. "All IN" host Matt Pelsor speaks with a researcher from "The Eviction Lab," as well as local advocates for those facing eviction.
Aug 20, 2019
Host Matt Pelsor discusses mental healthcare within Indiana schools. What services should be available to Indiana students? Should mental healthcare be the responsibility of public schools? Matt sits down with legislators and mental health professionals to explore strategies to support students and schools.
Aug 15, 2019
Communities across Indiana are thinking more about growing urban forests. These wooded areas help cities filter air, reduce heating and provide recreation. Today on All IN, host Jill Sheridan talks to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and learns about efforts to increase urban forests. We also connect with Hoosiers doing related work in their communities.
Aug 13, 2019
Mass transportation in Indianapolis is changing with the pending launch of the city's first rapid transit bus line. In this episode of All IN, we explore what it takes for a city, region or state to move mass transit systems in the right direction. Jill Sheridan is in for host Matt Pelsor. She talks to people involved in Indy's transit successes to discuss struggles still facing the region and look toward the future of mass transit in Indiana.
Aug 08, 2019
Indiana is home to some interesting historical stops and museums, some more odd than others. How does history live on for Hoosiers through these areas of interest? Jill Sheridan sits in for host Matt Pelsor and talks to the people who cultivate a passion for preserving history however strange on this edition of "All IN".
Aug 06, 2019
Indiana's Second Chance Law aims to give people just that, a second chance. Across the state, many communities are finding ways to assist people with the expungement of criminal records and to address other legal barriers to getting back to work and life. Jill Sheridan fills in for Matt Pelsor to talk to legal experts and others involved in finding new ways to help people through this process on this edition of "All IN".
Aug 02, 2019
Matt Pelsor discusses the 2019 Indiana State Fair, which honors "Heroes in the Heartland" during each of its 17 days. Hear more about those heroes as well as donut burgers, cheese sculptures and tomato can architecture with Matt and a variety of special guests.
Jul 30, 2019
Upon the news that Indiana Virtual School and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy will lose their charters, Matt explores virtual charter schools today on "All IN." Chalkbeat Indiana and education leaders throughout the state join in for a discussion on why some virtual schools are failing while some are thriving.
Jul 25, 2019
Today on "All IN," host Matt Pelsor explores progress at the Indiana Department of Child Services one year since an independent evaluation offered 57 recommendations on how to improve the agency. Indiana Public Broadcasting's Brandon Smith and several foster parent advocates offer important perspectives.
Jul 23, 2019
Today on "All IN," Matt explores the world of genetically modified organisms. The first ever genetically modified salmon approved for human consumption is currently being raised in Albany, Indiana, but concerns about GMOs are plenty. Are they based in fact or fear? Purdue Professor Wally Tyner, IUPUI Professor Gabe Filippelli and Indiana Public Broadcasting Reporter Samantha Horton join in on the discussion.