John Boel's wins for best news anchor three of the past four years put his career Emmy Award total at 87, but he's even more proud of his wife and two daughters.
John is a 13-time Edward R. Murrow Award winner, but he's even prouder of his efforts helping people in the world of addiction recovery.
When he's not working or speaking, John enjoys fishing and training for triathlons. He has completed 11 Ironman Triathlons, and at the age of 54 John is also an author. His book "On the News, In the News" spent three months on the Louisville best-seller list.
John co-anchors WAVE 3 News from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. each weekday, and he loves to tell a good story.
On a recent day around the Louisville area, WAVE 3 News Troubleshooter John Boel found plenty of people out playing basketball or congregating in groups, doing exactly the things Gov. Andy Beshear is urging Kentuckians not to do.
It started with the flicker of a light turned on at 1:27 a.m. on July 29. Half an hour later, sparks and flames flew, glittering more brightly than the jewelry all around the store. Hours later, their work was done.
Large, formerly abandoned houses, filled with 10 to 20 tenants, spilling out into the neighborhood, attracting prostitutes, severely impaired people, drug dealers doing transactions through car windows, and police officers responding to it all.
New feelings and new emotions were all over the Miracle Playground in Fern Creek after a ribbon cutting. It’s a specially designed playground that is fully accessible to children of all abilities and all disabilities, physical, cognitive or emotional.