logo logo

Carl Day

Carl Day, American newscaster. Named one of Outstanding Broadcasters, Radio television Show magazine, 1972; inducted into National Broadcasters Hall of Fame, 1989; recipient Excellence in Journalism award Cleveland Press Club, 1996, Lifetime Achievement award Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters, 1998, Documentary Narration Emmy award, 1998; inductee Ohio Radio and television Hall of Fame, 2000.

Background

  • Day, Carl was born on January 8, 1938 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of Barton E. and Edna Victoria (Carleton) Day.

  • Education

    • Student, University Dayton. Student, University Cincinnati.

    Career

    • Radio, television personality Station WHIO Radio-television, Dayton, Ohio, 1975-1981. Radio personality Station WING, 1981-1982. Senior news anchor Station WKEF-television, 1982-1993.

      News anchor Station WDTN-television, since 1993. Narrator in field.

    Major achievements

    • Avocation: flying (co-pilot plane setting both national and world aviation speed record 1995).

    Works

    • Blind Date
    • Non-fiction account of my being blinded in a case of mistaken identity.
    • Author: (museum) Blind Date, 1964. Producer (television series) Alfred the Alligator. Child actor in Hollywood role include (film) One Night of Anger, 1968.

      Narrator in-concert production Grinch That Stole Christmas with Air Force Band of Flight, 1995. Star film Charlies Family, 1997. Co-host Womans Side, 1970's.

    Membership

    Director United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, Mount Vernon, Ohio, 1965, Centerville (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce, 1976-1978, Society for the Improvement of Conditions for Stray Animals, Dayton, 1977-1980, Advancing the Developmentaly Disabled, Dayton, since 1980. Director emiratus South Suburban Chamber of Commerce, Dayton, since 1986. President All American Soap Box Derby, Akron, Ohio, 1974.

    Chairman Carl Day Community Blood Doctor, 2000, 01. Member National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (regional Emmy award 1984, 85, 8 Emmy awards, Lifetime Achievement award 1995).

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocation: flying (co-pilot plane setting both national and world aviation speed record 1995).

    Connections

    • Married Donna Spring. Children: Bart, Holly.
    See on larger map
    • 1975 - 1981
      Radio
      Dayton, Ohio, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      radio personality Station WING
    • 1982 - 1993
      senior, news anchor Station WKEF-television
    • 1993
      news anchor Station WDTN-television