Greg Stotelmyer

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Greg Stotelmyer is an American sports journalist.

Early life[edit]

Stotelmyer grew up in Connersville, Indiana and graduated at Connersville High School in 1974. While in high school, Greg was a member of the first student television newscast which was pre-recorded in 1970. Greg is a member of the Connersville High School Hall of Fame.[1] After high school, Greg went on to graduate from Western Kentucky University, majoring in speech and mass communications. While a sophomore in college, he began working in radio.[according to whom?]

Today[edit]

Since 1979, Greg has been the "Voice of the Colonels" for the Eastern Kentucky University football and men's basketball team.[2] Since starting announcing for EKU Greg has called FCS (formerly 1-AA) football National Championships and the Colonels appearances in the 2005, 2007, and 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament. Greg also produces and hosts weekly coach's shows that air during the basketball and football seasons. Greg started working at ABC's affiliate WTVQ in Lexington, KY in May 1987 where he was a reporter.[3]

In 2012, Greg left WTVQ.[4] Greg now lives in Richmond, KY with his wife Paula. He has three stepchildren: Amber, David and Kylee. His hobbies are traveling, reading, and hiking.[citation needed]

Awards/Honors[edit]

Connersville High School Hall of Fame

Kentucky Farm Bureau Communications Award (1993,2005) Best reporting of agriculture issues in the state[5]

Many United Press International Awards[6]

Many Associated Press Awards[7]

Radio and Television News Directors Association's Edward R. Murrow Award (1999)

"Christmas of an Uncertain Season"[8]

4 Emmy Awards:[9]

  • Marina's Story (2008)
  • The Avon Lady (2007)
  • He Loves to Beat People (2005)
  • A Year on Kentucky's Backroads (2003)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://fayette.k12.in.us/chs/fame/chstoday.html
  2. ^ http://ekusports.com/sports/2008/6/18/GEN_0618081403.aspx
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  4. ^ Veteran reporter Greg Stotelmyer leaving WTVQ Aug. 10, 2012. Retrieved June 17, 2013.
  5. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  6. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  7. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  8. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  9. ^ http://www.ohiovalleyemmy.org