Charlie Clifford anchors News 8 weekend sports at 6, 10, and 11 p.m. on WISH-TV.
Charlie enjoys sharing the excitement of sports with all generations of fans and thrives on local storytelling.
In 2017, Charlie was nominated for an Emmy for Sports Reporter Talent by the Lower Great Lakes chapter. In 2017 he also earned Best Sports Report from the Indiana Society of Professional Journalists and Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association.
For work spanning 2017 and 2018, Charlie received Best Sportscast in market one on behalf of the Indiana Broadcasters Association Spectrum Award.
Charlie joined WISH-TV in January of 2017. He has worked in NFL, NBA, and NCAA locker rooms, sharing the stories of top athletes and coaches at the professional and amateur level.
Charlie previously worked at WKBT in La Crosse, Wisconsin from October of 2014 to January of 2017. At WKBT he was awarded Best Sportscast by the Midwest Broadcast Journalism Association and the Wisconsin Broadcast Association.
At WKBT, Charlie covered the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Badgers and Minnesota Wild along with a Ryder Cup, PGA Championship and NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four.
Charlie is a native of Mount Prospect, Illinois and attended Prospect High School. He graduated from Miami University in 2014. At Miami, Charlie served as a sports columnist for The Miami Student and as the voice of RedHawks basketball, baseball and football for RedHawk Radio.