Glenn Marini began as NewsChannel 15′s Sport Director in July of 2008. He joins the team after serving as the sports director at KAIT-TV (ABC) in Jonesboro, Arkansas for three years.
Glenn was the host of KAIT’s version of the Highlight Zone. While in Jonesboro Glenn won multiple awards from the Associated Press, including the state’s “Best Documentary” in 2005 for his series on NASCAR legend Mark Martin. Prior to that Glenn worked as a sports anchor for WKAG in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
While working at WANE Glenn was awarded the 2010 “Best Sportscast” by the Indiana Broadcasters Association.
A native of Muncie, Ind., Glenn graduated magna cum laude from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. His family still lives in Muncie with both of his parents working at Ball State University.
Glenn and his wife, Emily, have been married since 2007. They welcomed their daughter, Caroline Shelby, into the world in December of 2010.
When Glenn is not at work he likes to spend time with his family, read, and go to as many baseball games as possible. He also plays a mean game of ping pong. Glenn scored two points in his professional basketball debut with the Washington Generals while playing against the Harlem Globetrotters only to retire immediately afterwards due to general soreness and a lack of talent.