Emmy Award winner and Evansville native, Anthony Calhoun, is the Sports Director at WISH-TV. In addition to his daily reporting and anchoring duties, A.C. also keeps busy hosting several local sports shows including, Sports Locker, seen every Sunday at 10:15pm on WISH-TV and Emmy-award-winning Countdown to Kickoff, a Colts pre-game show.
Prior to joining WISH-TV in 1998, A.C. worked as weekend sports anchor/reporter at WTVH-TV, a CBS affiliate in Syracuse, New York. He has also served as a play by play announcer for NCAA basketball on ESPN and as the voice of Butler basketball on MyINDY-TV.
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A.C. is a graduate of Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism. During his time at Syracuse University, he was named a Remembrance Scholar, the highest award given by the university. A.C. has also been recognized as one of the most influential people in Indianapolis in the latest edition of Who’s Who in Black Indianapolis, and as Central Indiana’s “Favorite Sportscaster” by both Indianapolis Woman magazine and NUVO.
Off the set, A.C. spends his time helping our community. The AC Charity Golf Classic has raised close to one million dollars to promote excellence in inner-city youth education. For his tireless dedication to our community, A.C. received the Achievement in Motion Award for community service from former Governor Mitch Daniels. However, A.C. plays as hard as he works, and can often be found smacking one down the line on the tennis court or digging out of a sand trap.
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