WRTV-TV in Indianapolis is expanding its news presence. “The Now Indy” starts next week and will be co-anchored by Rafael S?nchez and Candice Aviles.
April 13, 2015
Indianapolis RTV6 will launch an additional hour of locally produced news with the premiere of “The Now Indy” at 4pm on April 20. “The Now Indy” is a real-time news program about everything that is happening and trending at 4pm each day. This hour-long program prioritizes news that’s still in progress with a focus on the big stories in central Indiana and across the country.
“We are excited to bring our viewers a new option to stay up to the minute with what is happening across our area.” says news director Terri Cope-Walton. “Our viewers want to know what is happening right now and this newscast delivers it all in a fast-moving format that serves our community in a unique way.”
Veteran RTV6 Call 6 Investigator Rafael S?nchez and Candice Aviles will anchor “The Now Indy.”
In his 17 years with RTV6 as reporter and Call 6 Investigator, Rafael has won multiple Emmy, Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists awards. He was named Best Metro TV reporter from the Associated Press in 2013 and 2014.
Candice grew up in the Chicagoland area, and graduated from the University of Southern California. She has worked as an anchor for Newsy, the Scripps owned digital video news platform, as an anchor and reporter for Annenberg Television in Los Angeles and KMIZ-TV in Columbia, Missouri.
WRTV (also known as RTV 6) is owned by the E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP), a diverse media enterprise with interests in television stations and newspapers that are passionate about the company’s long-time vision statement: “Give light and the people will find their own way.”About The E.W. Scripps Company
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. When Scripps and the former Journal Communications merged their broadcast assets in early 2015, they also spun off their respective newspapers, creating a new public company, Journal Media Group. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including mobile video news service Newsy and weather app developer WeatherSphere. Scripps also produces television shows including The List and The Now, runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation’s largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”