Time on Board: ’13-’17
“Serving on the NATAS Mid-America Board of Governors is an amazing privilege. It is also a responsibility I don’t take lightly. This is an opportunity to convene with some of the very best broadcast journalists in the country. Journalism is an absolute necessity in our communities and this organization allows us to recognize those who are doing a tremendous job in our chosen field. ”
Award winning journalist Todd Faulkner joined WPSD Local 6, owned by Paxton Media Group, in June 2007. He anchors the 5p.m., 6p.m. and 10p.m. newscasts with Jennifer Horbelt Monday through Friday. Prior to that he served as weekend anchor for WPSD Local 6 for five years.
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.
Faulkner has received numerous Associated Press awards during his time as a television journalist. The Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences nominated Faulkner for an Emmy in 2008 and again in 2014.
When he’s not working in the newsroom, Faulkner serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Oscar Cross Boys & Girls Club of Paducah, Kentucky. He is also a member of the Country Club of Paducah.
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.