Weekend Evening Anchor/Multimedia Journalist
George Mallet is a longtime print and television journalist who began his career as a news clerk with the Associated Press in New York City. He has explored the nation and the world as a reporter, serving 10-year stints in both Raleigh-Durham and Philadelphia before moving to the Midwest in 2007. In the Midwest, George has worked in Milwaukee, Minnesota, and most recently in Indianapolis.
The winner of two spot news Emmy Awards, George has reported on important stories at the Vatican in Italy and from behind the Iron Curtain during the days of the Soviet Union. A political junkie, George covered the 2020 Iowa Caucuses and the 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, securing one-on-one interviews with the key players in both events.
In addition to his television work, George has written freelance pieces for publications including Blood Horse Magazine, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, On Milwaukee, and Delaware Today Magazine.
George is a horseman who adopted a grandson of Secretariat off the track after covering the horse’s birth in suburban Philadelphia. George’s wife, Kathi, is an accomplished equestrian who competes in three-day eventing. George’s son, Colton, is 11 and competes on the Little Britches Rodeo Circuit with his little mare, Noble Essence. Colton is also a standout hockey player, and viola player.
A third-generation artist, George paints watercolors and has auctioned off multiple works for charity. When he isn’t defending the people’s right to know, you are likely to find George pedaling his mountain bike on the LaSalle Bike Trail between South Bend and points North in Michigan.