Steve Bodinet

Steve Bodinet was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1951. He attended Indiana University, graduating in 1973. He majored in Radio & Television and minored in History & Folklore.

Steve Bodinet was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1951. He attended Indiana University, graduating in 1973. He majored in Radio & Television and minored in History & Folklore.

In 1975 he began his career at Buckeye Cablevision in Toledo, Ohio as a Director and Producer. Two years later he moved over to WTOL TV-11 (CBS).

In 1978, Steve made his move to Phoenix, Arizona as a news photographer for KOOL TV-10 (CBS), where he also worked on documentaries, produced and wrote. While at Channel 10, he received a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award in 1983 for “Arizona Wildlife.”

In 1986 he moved over to KTVK TV-3 (ABC & Independent) as a Reporter & Photographer. During his long career at KTVK he also served as on-air talent, producer, writer, and editor for Outdoor/Wildlife documentaries, receiving another Regional Emmy Award in 1991, for “River of Dreams,” a sixteen-day Colorado River trip with physically challenged crews. Some of Steve’s career highlights were, assignments in Israel, Bolivia, Australia, Solomon Islands, the 1988 Olympics in Canada, and being the on the first TV crew to document Kartchner Caverns.

Steve retired from Channel 3 in 2014 and now works at traveling, playing music & having fun!

In 1975 he began his career at Buckeye Cablevision in Toledo, Ohio as a Director and Producer. Two years later he moved over to WTOL TV-11 (CBS).

Then in 1979 her made his move to Phoenix, Arizona as a news photographer for KOOL TV-10 (CBS), where he also worked on documentaries, produced and wrote. While at Channel 10, he received a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award in 1983 for “Arizona Wildlife.”

In 1986 he moved over to KTVK TV-3 (ABC & Independent) as a Reporter & Photographer. During his long career at KTVK he also served as on-air talent, producer, writer, and editor for Outdoor/Wildlife documentaries, receiving another Regional Emmy Award in 1991, for “River of Dreams,” a sixteen-day Colorado River trip with physically challenged crews. Some of Steve’s career highlights were, assignments in Israel, Bolivia, Australia, Solomon Islands, the 1988 Olympics in Canada, and being the on the first TV crew to document Kartchner Caverns.

Steve retired from Channel 3 in 2014 and now works at traveling, playing music & having fun!

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