Rafael Sánchez

Rafael Sánchez


Anchor / Investigator

Indiana is home. Rafael Sánchez is community invested and community involved.

Rafael is a multiple Emmy award winning anchor and investigative reporter at WRTV-ABC in Indianapolis. He co-anchors Good Morning Indiana and also leads on breaking news and political coverage.

Rafael participates in about 40-50 fundraisers focused on raising thousands of dollars for charitable causes.  As the son of immigrants from the Dominican Republic, he’s focused on charities that champion education, promote self-empowerment & compassion, and encourage leadership and civic responsibility.

In 2017, he completed his 2016-2017 responsibilities as Community Engagement Co-Chair for United Way of Central Indiana and assisted in raising millions of dollars to improve education, financial stability, health and basic needs benefiting thousands of families across our region.

Rafael came to the Hoosier State from the Bronx, New York to attend Franklin College of Indiana where he triple majored in Journalism, Political Science, and Spanish. He proudly serves on the Franklin College Board of Trustees.

He has been married to an amazing Kindergarten teacher for more than 30 years. They are the proud parents of two amazing young adults.

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