Meet Patty Spitler
Patty Spitler is a host and producer for Great Day TV. An Emmy Award winner, Patty worked for 23 years at WISH-TV in Indianapolis as an anchor and entertainment reporter. She's now a regular contributor of feature stories and live interviews on WISH-TV newscasts each week.
She retired in 2004 for health reasons. Patty has Meniere's Disease with permanent and progressive hearing loss. She now is mom to a Bernese Mountain Dog named Stewie, mutt Mabel and several community kitties that she feeds on her porch.
In addition to her TV work, Patty is a volunteer spokesperson for Hear Indiana, Relay Indiana, CapTel® phones and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She makes several personal appearances a year for these organizations, giving talks about her broadcasting career, health issues, productive living and other topics.
Patty was honored in 2018 with the IndyStar newspaper's Best Things award - in the Best TV Personality category.
Patty was also inducted into the Indiana Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2018, the most prestigious broadcasting honor you can receive in the Hoosier state! Hundreds of people associated with radio and TV, along with families and friends, were there to cheer Patty and three other inductees.