Dick Wolfsie

Every weekday morning for the past 15 years on WISH-TV's Daybreak, Dick Wolfsie lends 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.

After 25 years in Indianapolis, this former high school and college English teacher has netted over 10,000 hours of television. Wolfsie's work in the media has garnered 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 recently won an AP award for his video essays. He has hosted local talk shows in New York, Chicago, Boston and Columbus, Ohio.

Dick also 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 also has extensive radio experience, including his own talk show on WIBC. He has written articles for Indianapolis Monthly, The Indianapolis Star, and several national publications.

Dick is presently a weekly humor columnist for 25 central Indiana newspapers. He has written eight books, including his best-seller, Indiana Curiosities and Barney, The Stray Beagle Who Became A TV StarDick's newest book, Wolfsie in Sheep's Clothing, is a compilation of his humorous essays.

He lives in Indianapolis with his wife Mary Ellen (an administrator at Butler University), and his son Brett.