Jack Hammer named interim host of ‘INsight’

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Published: Mar. 28, 2022 at 4:52 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - Longtime area radio personality Jack Hammer has been named the interim host of WPTA’s “INsight,” the lifestyles program airing each weekday at 12:30 p.m. on ABC21.

Hammer currently serves as host of the eponymous “Jack Hammer Show” on 96.3 FM, WXKE. He joined the station last year following a 12-year run as Executive Director of the Three Rivers Festival.

Hammer will continue in his radio role as he takes on the added television responsibilities this week.

“We’re thrilled to have one of the community’s best-known voices share his talents with our ‘INsight’ viewers,” said WPTA Vice President and General Manager Merry Ewing. “Jack’s a tremendous broadcaster and we look forward to seeing him on our air each weekday.”

“INsight” features a variety of guests and topics, ranging from entertainment options around Fort Wayne to health care matters to personal style to finance. The program also features adoptable pets through a partnership with “Humane Fort Wayne.”

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