Indiana Weekend – old

Each month we introduce you to some of the people making a difference and find the fun things to see and do across the region. Join host John Strauss for stories “just a bit off the beaten path.”


About the host

Host John Strauss is a Ball State journalism instructor, student media adviser and longtime Indiana reporter who likes finding stories off the beaten path. He previously was an AP correspondent and editor in Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky and New York City, and his last professional assignment was with The Indianapolis Star as a digital-news and weekend city editor.

Contact: Drop John a note with your thoughts and ideas about the show, to jcstrauss@nullbsu.edu.


Latest episode:

March 25, 8 p.m.

With the approach of spring and another travel season, Indiana’s RV business is booming – so strong there’s a shortage not of sales, but of people. Elkhart County, which makes 80 percent of the RVs on the road, can’t fill all its open jobs. How an Indiana community is rapidly changing in an eight-year economic surge.