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Phil Sanchez

Phil Sanchez serves as anchor of News 8 at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m. alongside Alexis Rogers. He also hosts News 8 at 11 with Phil Sanchez.

He returned to WISH-TV in August of 2015, after spending four years at the anchor desk at WISH-TV’s sister station in Raleigh, North Carolina.

You may remember Sanchez from his first stint with WISH-TV from 2007-2011. During that time, he covered some of the Circle City’s biggest stories, receiving an Emmy and Associated Press award.

Prior to his arrival in Indianapolis, Phil worked at stations in New York and New Jersey.

Phil is a graduate of Adelphi University in New York, and attended grad school at New York Institute of Technology where he studied Broadcast Journalism.

Phil and wife Jennifer, a native Hoosier, have two young children, daughter, Sofie and son, Shea. The family lives in Hendricks County and are very happy to call central Indiana home.

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