Tom Maloney

Vice President of Radio Operations

As Vice President of Radio Operations, Tom is responsible for overseeing Lakeshore Public Radio. He oversees the radio station’s programming, as well as news. He was instrumental in bringing several different genres of music to Lakeshore Public Radio. He also maintains Lakeshore Public Media’s many social media pages, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Prior to his working at Lakeshore Public Media, Tom worked at Meyer Broadcasting, in Crown Point, where he was a play-by-play announcer for local high school sports as well as the Program Director. 

He graduated from Boone Groove High School (Valparaiso, IN) and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications from Ball State University (Muncie, IN). He earned his Master of Arts in Communications from Purdue Northwest (Hammond, IN).

When he’s not programming or running around the office, he is often on his rower or playing one of his many guitars.

He resides in Crown Point, with his wife Alexandria, and their cat, Ellie (who loves public radio).

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in high school, Christine Blasey Ford, are testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Watch the proceeding live.

President Trump holds a news conference following the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. In a speech Tuesday, Trump defended his "America First" agenda and touted the "tremendous progress" made in negotiations with North Korea. The press conference comes a day before Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, faces questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee after two women accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

President Trump is addressing the United Nations General Assembly. Watch his remarks live.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with James Winters, the Transit Planner for Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.

Ask Ollie: Rosa

Sep 19, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's furry friend Ollie joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, on "Ask Ollie." The pet questions are voiced by woman-human, Viktoria Voller , and Ollie's responses are voiced by man-human, Tom Maloney. "Ask Ollie" is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Hank

Sep 18, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's furry friend Ollie joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, on "Ask Ollie." The pet questions are voiced by woman-human, Viktoria Voller , and Ollie's responses are voiced by man-human, Tom Maloney. "Ask Ollie" is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Marylin

Sep 18, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's furry friend Ollie joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, on "Ask Ollie." The pet questions are voiced by man-human, Tom Maloney, and Ollie's responses are voiced by his woman-human, Viktoria Voller. "Ask Ollie" is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Let's do the 'mash!

Here's the Halloween Day programming:

4:00 - 9:00 AM - Morning Edition

9:00 AM - 1A

10:00 AM -

11:00 AM -

12:00 PM - Regionally Speaking

1:00 PM - Democracy Now!

2:00 PM -

3:00 PM -

4:00 PM -

5:00 PM - All Things Considered

5:30 PM - Marketplace PM

6:00 PM -

7:00 PM - Midwest Beat Halloween Special

8:00 - 10:00 PM - World Cafe

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM - The Groove

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Fall is nearly upon us, September 23rd to be exact. Here's a listing of the special programming offers on Lakeshore Public Radio - 89.1 FM for September 2018. Please note, progamming offers are subject to change.

Monday, September 17 @ 7:00 PM - The Pulse: Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico One Year Later

Tuesday, September 18 @ 7:00 PM - Midwest Beat

Wednesday, September 19 @ 7:00 PM - Philosophy Talk: Education and the Culture Wars

Trick-or-Treat!

With the Midterm Elections right around the corner, we're working diligently with the League of Women Voters of the Calumet Area to provide local debates throughout the month, so please be aware that programming is subject to change.

Monday, October 1 @ 7:00 PM - TBD

Tuesday, October 2 @ 7:00 PM - Midwest Beat

Wednesday, October 3 @ 7:00 PM - APM Reports: Changing Class: Are Colleges Helping Americans Move Up?

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Mrs. Judy O’Bannon, Co-producer of WFYI Public Broadcasting televisions' “Communities Building Community with Judy O’Bannon," as well as the Former Indiana First Lady

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Tucker Perkins, CEO of The Propane Education & Research Council.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Mark Harbin, Director of Sustainable Practices for the City of Whiting.

Ask Ollie: Romper

Aug 22, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's furry friend Ollie joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, on "Ask Ollie." The pet questions are voiced by man-human, Tom Maloney, and Ollie's responses are voiced by his woman-human, Viktoria Voller. "Ask Ollie" is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Ty Warner, Executive Director of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.

Northwest Indiana’s public radio station, Lakeshore Public Radio – 89.1 FM, is bringing “Planet Money and How I Built This,” and “Blues America” to its weekend line-up.

“These programs are exceptional, and continue our mission of providing Northwest Indiana with quality programming that not only informs listeners, but enriches their lives as well as entertains them,” says Tom Maloney, Vice President of Radio Operations.

Ask Ollie: Gary

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's furry friend Ollie joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, on "Ask Ollie." The pet questions are voiced by man-human, Tom Maloney, and Ollie's responses are voiced by his woman-human, Viktoria Voller. "Ask Ollie" is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Sunny

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's newest furry friend Ollie, joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, in our newest segment "Ask Ollie," which is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Panting

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's newest furry friend Ollie, joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, in our newest segment "Ask Ollie," which is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Tippy

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's newest furry friend Ollie, joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, in our newest segment "Ask Ollie," which is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Thai

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's newest furry friend Ollie, joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, in our newest segment "Ask Ollie," which is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Raisin

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's newest furry friend Ollie, joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, in our newest segment "Ask Ollie," which is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Kennedy

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's newest furry friend Ollie, joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, in our newest segment "Ask Ollie," which is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Hanover

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's newest furry friend Ollie, joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, in our newest segment "Ask Ollie," which is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Bella

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's newest furry friend Ollie, joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, in our newest segment "Ask Ollie," which is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Hebron

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's newest furry friend Ollie, joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, in our newest segment "Ask Ollie," which is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Walter

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's newest furry friend Ollie, joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, in our newest segment "Ask Ollie," which is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Buster

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's newest furry friend Ollie, joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, in our newest segment "Ask Ollie," which is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

Ask Ollie: Lloyd

Aug 15, 2018

Lakeshore Public Radio's newest furry friend Ollie, joins us in the studio to answer your pets' questions, in our newest segment "Ask Ollie," which is supported by the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.

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