RTV6 will launch “The Now Indy,” a new afternoon newscast next Monday, April 20. Rafael Sánchez and Candice Avilés will anchor the 4 pm show.
The ABC affiliate says the hour-long program will focus on what’s trending by delivering a “real-time” experience. “The Now Indy” will feature news still in progress and “the big stories in central Indiana and across the country.”
A multiple Emmy, Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists award-winning journalist, Rafael has been with the Scripps-owned RTV6 for the past 17 years as reporter and Call 6 Investigator. The AP named him Best Metro TV reporter in 2013 and 2014.
Candice, who recently joined RTV6, was previously an anchor/producer for the Scripps-owned digital video news platform Newsy. She was previously and anchor/reporter at KMIZ in Columbia, Missouri.