Petar Hood

Petar Hood joined FOX 55 as a weekend sports anchor/reporter in May 2017.

Title: Sports Anchor & Reporter

Petar Hood joined FOX 55 as a weekend sports anchor/reporter in May 2017. He is a graduate of Ball State University.

While at Ball State, Petar served as the Sports Director at NewsLink Indiana, an award-winning nightly newscast that airs throughout Delaware County. He also served as a sideline reporter for coverage of the Ball State men’s and women’s basketball teams on ESPN3.

Petar is a native of Indianapolis, and attended Warren Central High School before enrolling at Ball State. That is where his passion for journalism and television was sparked.

Petar is a life-long sports fan. He roots passionately for the Pacers, Colts, Reds, and the Ball State Cardinals. Petar is excited to cover local sports in Northeast Indiana, especially at the High School level. He enjoys meeting the players, coaches, fans, and community members involved with all athletic events.

If you have a story idea for Petar, please e-mail him at And feel free to interact on social media! @PetarWFFT is where you can find him on Twitter and Facebook!

Recent Posts by Petar Hood

Prep Girls Soccer: Carroll opens season with win over Northridge

Thanks to a second half goal from Sarah Mullins, Carroll girls soccer opened their season with a solid 2-1 win over Northridge on Saturday.

Countdown to Kickoff 2019: Carroll Chargers

A 3-7 season is uncharacteristic for Carroll, but the Chargers are hoping they learned from last year's struggles.

Countdown to Kickoff 2019: Northrop Bruins

The Bruins are hoping for a breakthrough this season.

The Locker Room: TinChattin' (8/16)

Petar Hood and Mike Maahs talk recent struggles for the TinCaps, Blake Hunt, Michael Curry and more in this week's edition of TinChattin'.

Fort Wayne native Deontae Craig commits to Iowa

Fort Wayne native Deontae Craig is heading to the Hawkeye state.

Countdown to Kickoff 2019: Concordia Lutheran Cadets

Tim Mannigel's team may be young, but it's not short on talent.

Countdown to Kickoff 2019: Snider Panthers

Snider surrendered the SAC Victory Bell to Bishop Dwenger last year, but the Panthers are determined to get it back to Spuller Stadium this fall.

Countdown to Kickoff 2019: Bishop Dwenger Saints

Last season was a special one for Bishop Dwenger, but the Saints are ready to put it behind them.

Countdown to Kickoff 2019: Columbia City Eagles

Brett Fox and his boys are hoping to send Max Gandy Field out with a bang this season.

Countdown to Kickoff 2019: Huntington North Vikings

Huntington North hasn't had a winning season since 2009, and the Vikings are hoping Bob Prescott is the man to turn the program around.

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