Updated: Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012, 4:13 PM EST
Published : Monday, 27 Jul 2009, 3:43 PM EDT
For the past 16 years on WISH-TV's Daybreak, Dick Wolfsie has lent his unique brand of wit and humor to the screen. His video essays and personal stories are unique to Indiana television. Many are syndicated nationally.
This former high school and college English teacher has logged over 10,000 hours of television. Wolfsie's work in the media has netted him over a dozen awards including a regional Emmy for best host, a national ACE award and a Casper Award for five years as host and producer of AM Indiana.
He has hosted talk shows in New York, Chicago, Boston and Columbus, Ohio. Dick served as a regular host for a series of multimedia cable talk shows originating in New York and broadcast throughout the US and Canada.
Dick has extensive radio experience, including his own talk show on WIBC. He has published articles for Indianapolis Monthly and several national publications. He has also written and produced stories for WFYI’s Across Indiana.
Dick is a weekly humor columnist for 25 central Indiana newspapers. An audio version of his column can be heard on WFYI every weekend right after Car Talk.
He has written ten books, including his bestseller Indiana Curiosities. Dick's newest book, Mornings with Barney, was released in February of 2009.
He lives in Indianapolis with his wife Mary Ellen, an administrator at Butler University. They have one son, Brett who is a sophomore at the University of Indianapolis.