Carl Deffenbaugh

POSTED: 05:00 PM EDT Jul 31, 2013    UPDATED: 09:25 AM EDT Apr 10, 2014 

Carl Deffenbaugh is an energetic, accomplished journalist thrilled to cover Michiana as the weekend sports anchor at WSBT-TV.

Throughout his career, Carl has covered major college programs and championships, the biggest names in professional sports and local standouts in our area. 

Carl came to Michiana from WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Virginia. He reported on Virgina Tech,  UVa and the ACC as well as local NASCAR and PGA events. Carl was part of a staff that won the Edward R. Murrow Region 12 Award for Overall Excellence.

Before that, Carl worked for Blue Ridge Cable-11 outside of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He covered Stephen Strasburg's professional debut and co-anchored a high school football show that was nominated for a Mid-Atlantic Emmy.

Originally from Maryland, Carl got his first taste of the Midwest at Northwestern University. While at the Medill School of Journalism he co-anchored Sports Night, which won the College Emmy for Best Newscast.

Outside of the office, Carl is an avid Ultimate Frisbee player. And despite his east coast ties, he roots for the Colorado Rockies and Denver Broncos.

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