Walt Ferber

Walt Ferber is a 1974 graduate of New Albany Highcwith a double major in Telecommunications and Marketing. Walt has been in radio since 1972 at WNAS in New Albany and in 1973 became the youngest Sports Director in the state at WREY in New Albany. Ferber spent 1974 to 1979 at WTTS and WGTC in Bloomington where he was an Air Personality, Sportscaster and did Sports Play by Play. He also did TV Play by Play for the statewide company Added Attractions. In 1979 he went to WWWY in Columbus, Indiana as Afternoon Personality and Sports Play by Play man calling the State Championship Football game with Columbus East In 1980 Walt came to WITZ and is currently Program and Sports Director for WITZ AM/FM Air Personality and Account Executive. He has won numerous awards including the Marv Bates Indiana Sportscaster of the year in 1996 from the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association, the Distinguished Service Award from the Indiana Interscholastic Athletic Association in 1997, the Virgil Sweet Distinguished Service Award from the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association in 2005, Associated Press Play by Play Awards in 1995,96,97, Network Indiana Play by Play Awards in 2007 and 2008 and the Network Indiana Sportscast of the year in 2008. Ferber was presented the IHSAA Distinguished Service Media Award in 2011. He was inducted into the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame in 2010 and the New Albany High School Hall of Fame in 2011. Ferber is a past board member and President of the Jasper Chamber of Commerce and was a charter member of the Redevelop Old Jasper Action Coalition and has also been a lay minister. Walt has been married to the former Melanie Padgett since 1980 and has two sons Nathan, who lives in Huntingburg with two children Keyan and Austin; and Jonathon who lives in Indianapolis
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