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.

Ways to Connect

What do you want to know about the candidates running for Indiana House of Representatives, District 15? Chris Chyung (D) and Hal Slager (R) will be answering your questions, on Thursday, October 15th at 6 PM. In partnership with the League of Women Voters of the Calumet Area, Lakeshore Public Radio will host an hour long debate covering the topics you want to know more about.

What do you want to know about the candidates running for Porter County Commissioner? Southern District candidates Laura Shurr Blaney (D) and Fred Martin (R), and the Northern candidates Becky Mateja Lombardini (D) and Jim Biggs (R) will debate on October 14th at 7 PM, and they will be answering your questions. In partnership with the League of Women Voters of Porter County, Lakeshore Public Radio will host an hour long debate covering the topics you want to know more about.

Frank Mrvan (D), Mark Leyva (R), and Michael Strauss (L) will debate on Tuesday, October 6th at 6 PM, for the Indiana 1st District Congressional race. In partnership with the League of Women Voters of the Calumet Area, Porter County, and LaPorte County, Lakeshore PBS and Lakeshore Public Radio - 89.1 FM will host an hour long debate covering the topics you want to know more about.

It’s Monday, September 28th, 2020. Stay tuned for the latest on a police involved shooting in Gary over the weekend, President Trump is pushing for a quick nomination for Amy Coney Barrett, and we're talking playoffs for the Windy City this week... I'm Tom Maloney, with a look at your Lakeshore Midday News Update.

Stay tuned for the latest on a six-million dollar NSA grant awarded to Purdue Northwest, Crown Point city officials are set to break ground on one of the largest capital projects in the city, and a Hoosier judge is a front-runner to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg...

Stay tuned for the latest on IU's selection for an international covid-19 vaccine trial, the NCAA is planning for 600 furloughs in Indianapolis, and Democrats will select a new Whiting Mayor within the next 30 days.

Stay tuned for the latest on the City of Whiting and their choice to take over for Joe Stahura, we'll find out Indiana's status as a quarantined state in the City of Chicago, and the manager for the Crown Theatre is facing a lawsuit for deceptive sales.

Stay tuned for the latest on the GPTC's updates to its bus schedule, U.S. Census efforts in Indiana to reach undercounted neighborhoods, and President Trump has gotten into the trenches of Big Ten football...

Stay tuned for the latest on the case against former Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer, Gary Community Schools are putting forth an unorthodoxed plan for the city schools, and the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk will be undergoing much needed repairs...

Stay tuned for the latest on Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura's plea deal after being charged with wire fraud and income tax violations, Notre Dame plans on resuming in-person classes next week, one Chesterton school is open to students again not because of a COVID-19 delay, but because of bats... And might the Big Ten play football after all?

Stay tuned for the latest on Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura will plead guilty to wire and tax fraud charges, Governor Eric Holcomb's mask mandate continues, and elementary school teachers have filed a lawsuit following last year's active shooter drill.

Stay tuned for the latest on an appeal for mail-in ballots that has been filed, Vice President, and former Indiana Governor Mike Pence speaks tonight for the RNC, and another death row inmate is scheduled for execution in Terre Haute today...

 

Stay tuned for the latest on layoffs in one school district due to the coronavirus, a water shortage in St. John has officials asking residents to limit their water usage, and a drug bust on the toll road last week that involved celery...

Stay tuned for the latest on a lifeguard shortage at the Dunes, Hoosier voters this fall will need a reason for a mail-in-ballot, and we'll get the latest on a COVID-19 on-line tracker.

Stay tuned for the latest on the corornavirus' impacts to education in East Chicago and Valparaiso, charges have been filed in the fatal shooting of a pizza delivery driver in Gary, and more unemployment benefits will be available to Hoosiers.

Stay tuned for the latest on 350 jobs coming to LaPorte, the cancellation of classes at Notre Dame, and the City of Gary's police and finance departments are the subject of two grand jury subpoenas.

Stay tuned for the latest on the beach hazard warning in effect on Lake Michigan, a surprise trip to Indiana from Mike Pence, and another Democratic official is switching parties.

Stay tuned for the swimming advisory on Lake Michigan, the latest on the future plans for Illiana Speedway, and coronavirus hospitalizations have stabilized.

Stay tuned for the latest on new COVID-19 restrictions in Porter County, a Northwest Indiana mayor is switching parties, and an environmental group says ArcelorMittal has violated the clean water act.

It’s Wednesday, August 12th, 2020. Stay tuned for the latest on the power outages across northwest Indiana and when NIPSCO expects to have everyone back on-line, and we'll also find out about the coronavirus pandemic's impact on utility shutoffs and schooling across the state.

It’s Monday, August 10th, 2020. Stay tuned for the latest on the riots in downtown Chicago overnight, the impact of the coronavirus on long-term care facilities in Indiana, and a deadly accident overnight put traffic to a stand-still on the Borman.

It’s Friday, August 7th, 2020. Coming up, we'll get the latest on NIPSCO's record fine for pipeline safety violations, schools could face budget cuts if they don't return in-person this fall, and the state's unemployment trust fund could be drained by September...

It’s Thursday, August 6, 2020… Stay tuned for the latest on former Sheriff John Buncich's re-sentencing, Duneland Schools are looking to delay their in-person start dates, and school buses are on the streets, watch out for the stop signs or the police will stop you...

It’s Tuesday, August 4th, 2020… Stay tuned for the latest on schools across Northwest Indiana moving to e-learning or delaying in-person starts this fall, and the Indianapolis 500's plans for spectators this month.

August 3, 2020: NWI Midday News Update - Stay tuned for the latest on one school's plans on in-person opening this fall, another school district is relying on a school tax increase to raise nine-million dollars, and there's been an appeal in the setence of Christopher Dillard – the man found guilty of killing Nicole Gland.

July 30, 2020: NWI Midday News Update - Stay tuned for the latest on a shooting that left a toddler in critical condition, then one university's plans for admissions this fall, while another region high school moves to e-learning.

July 29, 2020: NWI Midday News Update - It’s Wednesday, July 29, 2020… Stay tuned for the latest on beach closures in Gary, saliva tests for the coronavirus are available in Valparaiso, and we remember former Governor Joe Kernan.

It’s Tuesday, July 28, 2020… Stay tuned for the latest on free masks for residents in Gary, one last Christopher Columbus statue remains in Chicago, but for how long, and LaPorte is making it easier for residents to pay their bills.

It’s Monday, July 27, 2020… Stay tuned for the latest on Indiana's mask mandate in Valparaiso, one state university's plans for opening in the fall won't require testing, and there's rain in the forecast ahead.

It’s Friday, July 24, 2020… Stay tuned for the latest on local school districts plans for reopening this fall, Attorney General Curtis Hill is facing more legal battles, and the boys of summer are back… Then, we’ll have your hot weekend forecast.

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