Emmy award winning journalist Todd Faulkner joined WPSD Local 6 in June 2007. He anchors the 5, 6 and 10p.m. newscasts with Laura Emerson Monday through Friday. Prior to that he served as weekend anchor for WPSD Local 6 for five years.
In 2009, the Kentucky Associated Press awarded Faulkner, and his photographer Jonathan Warren, with honorable mention in the "Best Hard News Feature" category.
In 2008, the Kentucky Associated Press awarded Faulkner, and his photographer Chad Darnall, first place in the"Best Light News Feature" category. The Kentucky Associated Press also awarded Faulkner, and photographers Chad Darnall and Mike Spissinger, with honorable mention in the "Best Hard News Feature" category.
The Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences nominated Faulkner for an Emmy in August, 2008. The nomination recognizes the region's achievements in television journalism.
In March 2009 Faulkner started a special series called Todd's Get Fit Reports. The focus is how everyone can live a healthy lifestyle which includes eating well and getting plenty of exercise. Faulkner's weekly reports took viewers inside the gym as he stepped up to the plate to get fit. Since the first series of reports aired Faulkner has lost more than 55 pounds, ten inches from his waist and five inches from his chest. In Fall 2009 Faulkner again started a special four week series of reports featuring boot camp style training.
Faulkner came to WPSD Local 6 from the NBC affiliate in Clarksburg, West Virginia, WBOY-TV. There he worked as a producer, reporter and morning anchor. He also was the primary fill-in anchor for all evening newscasts. Faulkner covered a number of breaking news situations, the Sago Mine explosion and President Bush's many visits to the Mountain State.
Before working in West Virginia, Faulkner spent time interning at WDTN-TV in Dayton, Ohio. He also lived in New York City and served as an assistant to a variety of projects at ABC's Good Morning America. While attending college Faulkner worked at the student run television station WHEI-TV. There he served as producer, reporter, anchor, executive producer and station manager.
Faulkner is from Centerville, Ohio just south of Dayton where most of his family still resides. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Media/Television Communications from Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio. His parents live in Centerville while his older brother and sister-in-law reside in Columbus, Ohio.
When the opportunity arises, Todd enjoys traveling throughout the United States and to foreign countries. Faulkner has spent time in England, France and the Czech Republic.
Get in touch with Todd by emailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org.