As wintry weather descends on central Indiana, Channel 8 is filling two openings on its forecasting staff with native Hoosiers—one of whom worked for a local competitor until 2017.
After two years in Indianapolis, Ball State grad Brad Maushart will return to a station where he formerly worked as an intern.
WISH-TV Channel 8 plans to extend its weekend news coverage by a half-hour on Saturdays and Sundays, the station announced this week.
Auto racing analyst Derek Daly, who was fired by WISH-TV on Wednesday, said former Indianapolis Colts broadcaster Bob Lamey was completely inaccurate in his retelling of the incident, which led to both of them losing jobs.
WISH-TV and WTHR have invested heavily in technology to make their news sets grab viewers, but their methods of operation vary widely.
Ken Brewer, a meteorologist at WISH-TV Channel 8 for more than 17 years, will be joining his former boss in the private sector.
WISH-TV Channel 8 is filling the anchor spot vacated by Dave Barras with an Indiana University graduate who has worked in Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, New York City and Jacksonville, Florida.
A popular former WISH-TV meteorologist has returned to the Indianapolis market—at least temporarily.
Starting Sept. 11, WISH-TV Channel 8 plans to air nothing but local programming from 4 a.m. to noon. But the “Rachael Ray Show” will replace its noon newscast.
Some stations are likely to change channel numbers, but broadcasters promise viewers will see little service disruption despite spectrum moves.
In 1993, Tina Cosby became the first black weekday evening television news anchor in Indianapolis. She worked at Channel 8 for more than 30 years but was let go earlier this month by the station’s new owner.
Randy Ingram arrives at a significant juncture for WISH, which lost its national network affiliation with CBS two years ago and recently lost several on-air news personalities.
A Hoosier native and Indiana University graduate who replaced Debby Knox as anchor in 2013 will exit WISH-TV Channel 8 after Friday’s broadcasts. The station is looking to fill multiple on-air job vacancies.
As its parent company is about to be acquired, WISH-TV Channel 8 is losing its second weathercaster this year.
Shella will cap his 40-year career with coverage of the 2016 election, saying it is a “really good time to sign off.”
Les Vann is leaving after two years on the job and as WISH’s parent, Media General, is in the midst of being acquired. He was named “General Manager of the Year” in January by a trade publication.