Carl Day

1938 – 2010

Carl Day was known as an award-winning radio and television broadcaster and humanitarian. His accomplishments are many: he was a five-time Broadcast Hall of Famer, winner of seven Emmys, an award-winning writer and narrator, actor, four-time winner of the Best Anchor statue, and record holding race car driver. He was the co-pilot of a jet flight from Kitty Hawk to Dayton in 1995 that set a new national and international speed record. He spent more than 50 years in broadcasting, more than 30 of them in Dayton. His well-known personable style on the Channel 2 News enlivened many a story. Carl Day also served his community through quiet volunteerism. His top priorities, he said, were faith, family, and friends.

Inducted: 2009