Afternoons with Amos continued its groundbreaking series of broadcasts from Indy’s TV stations. This time from the station that calls itself Indiana’s News Leader, WTHR/Channel 13. Starting at the end of 1990’s and running through today, Channel 13 has been tops in the ratings as the station more people in Indianapolis and Central Indiana turn to for their news, sports and weather. In a live broadcast from Channel 13’s Studio A, where the weekend Sports Jam and Brain Game programs are broadcast, Amos talked with Channel 13 top managers, anchors and reports on a wide variety of subjects. President/General Manager Larry Delia and News Director Kathy Hostetter talked frankly about the challenge of Channel 13 remaining the leader and the best in reporting the news. Delia and Hostetter said that legacy of being tops and best weights on the news team every day. Both managers stressed that they want to hear from viewers on leads for stories. They also reinforced that the feedback they get from viewers through Channel 13’s website, on the station’s Facebook page as well as e-mails and calls is critical. Both Delia and Hostetter talked frankly about the situation with longtime Meteorologist Chris Wright, who left the station after fourteen years in July. Both Delia and Hostetter said “it was Chris’ decision to leave”. The two made it clear to listeners and callers that they “would love to have Chris back” with the station and expressed a hope that if he wanted to return “they could find a way”. Channel 13 is an NBC affiliate and for the past 25 years NBC has been the network for the Summer Olym[ics and for 11 years the Winter Olympics. Anchor Scott Swan talked about Channel 13’s Olympics coverage this February from Sochi, Russia. Both Swan and veteran Anchor Andrea Morehead talked about Channel 13’s news commitment and how open the station’s anchors and reporters are to hear from the community. Andrea was joined by the newest member of the Channel 13 team, Meteorologist Angela Buchman who talked about, not only the year she spent away from television, but also, naturally, the weather, and the pressure weathercasters now have in delivering local forecasts when people can get weather information on their computers, mobile devices and smartphones. Investigative reporting is a critical part of Channel 13’s mission. And in a rare interviews, two of the country’s top investigate reporters talked about their work. WTHR’s Sandra Chapman has been an investigative reporter at the station for a decade. Chapman talked about a report she’s airing on the city’s trouble Regional Operations Center. Bob Segall has earned a living room full of the top journalism awards in the country for his investigative reports at Channel 13 including multiple Peabody Awards. Segall and Chapman talked about their work and how they get tips from viewers and the community. They also reinforced Channel 13’s commitment to investigative reporting. Channel 13’s Crime Beat Reporter Steve Jefferson called in from a breaking story he was working on about the murder of a gas station attendant and Indy’s continuing crime spree. Young-Hee Yedniak talked about the station’s community affairs efforts including the annual Coats for Kids. Finally, Sports Director Dave Calabro brought his unique style to the program talking about Channel 13’s sports commitment including their coverage of basketball and Operation Football. Click the Arrows to Hear Amos’ Landmark Broadcast from Channel 13. ©2013 WTLC/Radio One. Part 1 Runs 51 Minutes. Part 2 Runs 47 Minutes.