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Ferrell Wellman

Ferrell Wellman

2006

Chief of WAVE-TV’s Frankfort bureau for 16 years, covering the Kentucky legislature, state politics, and numerous stories on education, health care, the environment and economic development. Produced at least one major story on each of Kentucky’s 120 counties. From 1976-1979, wrote Capitol Watchline column appearing in 15 newspapers. Regular panelist and frequent guest host on Comment on Kentucky. Won CPB’s Silver Award for News for 1992 KET election coverage. Part of WHAS-AM team that won several national awards for “The Appalachian Project” 1992 radio documentary. Born in Pikeville and a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, he now teaches broadcast journalism there.