Marti Wright

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Marti Wright was a news anchorwoman for WPTA-TV, the ABC television affiliate in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, from 1981 to 2000.

On March 30, 2000,[1] she was arrested near her home in Auburn, Indiana on a DWI.

Marti joined WPTA-TV on September 14, 1981[2] as a general assignment reporter and added weekend anchor until 1987 when she was promoted to weeknight anchor with Keith Edwards.

She was also WPTA's Medical Reporter, Good News Reporter and 6pm anchor.

Wright, a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, graduated from IPFW.

On August 28, 2009, Wright was a witness to a shooting death. Clay A. Hausenfleck shot Louis M. Mason, an intruder in his home in Sylvania, Ohio. Hausenfleck was later arrested for cultivating marijuana, trafficking marijuana and possession of drugs after 200 marijuana plants were found in his basement during the course of the death investigation. Police reports put Wright inside the home at the time of the shooting, but they did not obtain a statement from her.[3]


  1. ^ "The Indiana Radio Watch Archive". 2000-04-11. Retrieved 2007-10-10. 
  2. ^ "Archived version of Wright's bio on". WPTA-TV. Archived from the original on 2000-04-14. Retrieved 2007-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Man jailed for pot operation". Herald-Republican Newspaper.