Cody Butler

Before returning to northeast Indiana, Cody worked as a producer at WTVG in Toledo, Ohio and a reporter at KWYB in Bozeman, Montana.

Title: Multi-Media Journalist

Cody Butler joined WFFT in January 2017 as a Multi-Media journalist.
Before returning to northeast Indiana, Cody worked as a producer at WTVG in Toledo, Ohio and a reporter at KWYB in Bozeman, Montana.

Cody grew up in rural DeKalb County, and went to Ball State University to study Journalism and Telecommunications.

During his college career, Cody was involved in the student newscast, NewsLink Indiana as a reporter and producer. Cody also was a reporter for WSBT-FM, Indiana Public Radio.

When Cody isn't reporting the stories of northeast Indiana, you can find him watching his favorite FOX shows or enjoying everything Northeast Indiana has to offer.

If you have a story idea or just want to say hi, please feel free to e-mail Cody at You can also connect with Cody on Facebook or Twitter.

Recent Posts by Cody Butler

DeKalb County corn maze opens for season

This year's 20-acre maze is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the "Lion King."

Fort Wayne Trails app now available

The Fort Wayne Trails app is now available for download.

Fort Wayne stop arm enforcement blitz ends with more than 100 tickets issued

Stop arm violations have been in the spotlight after three kids were killed while trying to got in their bus in October near Rochester.

Man wanted after attempting to run over Steuben County deputy

The sheriff's office said deputies were trying to serve Vincent H. Chilcote, 21, with several arrest warrants from Steuben, LaGrange, and Noble Counties.

CANCELED: Silver Alert for missing Fort Wayne man

The Fort Wayne Police Department said Jack Hevel, 81, has been located in Ohio and is safe.

Discipline in Fort Wayne Fire Department causing tension between administration, firefighters

The Fort Wane Professional Firefighters said they have a problem with the discipline policies in the department.

Third baby surrendered in Indiana via baby box

The baby was placed in the box at at Franciscan Health Hospital in Hammond.

VA Medical Center to ban smoking in October

The VA said it will become a tobacco free campus beginning October 1.

Indiana schools use state grant to improve school security

Some schools in the area are questioning how the school security grant is awarded because amounts vary quite a bit.

Authorities: Indiana woman dead after falling off golf cart

The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office says Cynthia Owens of Silver Lake was found unresponsive Saturday afternoon in a ditch near a golf cart.

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