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Jim Shella

Jim Shella HeadshotShella is WISH-TV Channel 8’s political reporter as well as host and producer of the Emmy-nominated “Indiana Week in Review.” Before coming to WISH-TV in 1982, Shella worked as a reporter for WOTV-TV in Grand Rapids, Mich. He began his career at WMT radio in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A native of Jasper, Minn., Shella attended St. Cloud State University, where he graduated with a bachelor’s in mass communications. While at WISH, he has twice received the Sagamore of the Wabash. He was also awarded the Larry Conrad Award from the Indianapolis Press Club, as well as numerous Associated Press, United Press International and Society of Professional Journalists awards. Shella lives in Indianapolis with his wife, Connie. They have a daughter.