Anchor /Managing Editor
9 News at 6 Monday - Friday
Birthplace: Kingsport, TN
Arrived in Baton Rouge: 1988
Education: BS Northwestern University - Evanston, IL
Awards & Accomplishments: Lifetime Achievement Award - Louisiana Association of Broadcasters; Texas Headliner's Club - Best Coverage of Gulf Coast Oil Spill; Emmy - "The Cross Still Burns" (Ku Klux Klan); Detroit Press Club - Best Michigan Documentary 1986; AP Best Newscast Louisiana 1990; AP Best Newscast Louisiana 1991; US Air Force
Family Info: Wife Sandra Sells, Son George Caldwell Sells IV -- former reporter WAFB --now reporter at KTVI, Fox 2, St. Louis.
Community Involvement: Foundation for Historical Louisiana, St. Jude Hospital CampaignsBoard Member Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center, Public speaker numerous civic groups
Professional Background: Correspondent for ABC News in New York for 5 years. Anchor and reporter for KYW in Philadelphia, KPRC-TV in Houston, KCNC-TV in Denver, WJBK-TV in Detroit, WSMV in Nashville. Youngest announcer in the history of The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville (21). Covered foreign stories: installation of Cardinals and coverage for CBS News at the Vatican in Italy, aviation security in Yugoslavia, the auto industry in Japan, and hurricanes in Honduras.
Hobbies: Commercial pilot license with instrument rating, ham radio operator-extra class call sign: W5GQ
Favorite Quote: "Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it."