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

Changes to gas station zoning delayed

The commission deferred that recommendation until next month.

Townsend enters Fort Wayne city council race

Republican Joseph Townsend announced Tuesday he is running for one of the at-large seats on council.

Tim Smith officially files for mayoral race

Tim Smith made his candidacy official by filing with the Allen County Board of Elections Tuesday.

Firefighters recognized for saving 6-year-old during fire

The fire house that responded to the New Years Day fire was recognized for their heroic efforts.

Trial set in Madison Avenue homicide

Travon Fincher is accused of killing Ricky Pelmear after an argument on inside a home on Madison.

Man facing 15 charges after traffic stop

Garrett Police said two officers tried to pull over Timothy Criswell, 36, on a traffic violation.

Holcomb suggests another boost for teacher pay

Holcomb used his State of the State speech Tuesday evening to announce plans to pay off $140 million in teacher pension obligations.

Climbing wall planned for Electric Works

Developers said Sport Wayne signed a letter of intent to open Rush Rock Gym at Electric Works.

Paulding County Hospital cutting equipment services

The hospital said it is phasing out its home health and medical equipment services.

Police close 15-year-old cold case

Joshua Salyer's body was found in a dumpster at a recycling center on New Haven Avenue in November 2003.

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