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Sherman Burdette was born and raised in Indianapolis and is a graduate of IPS School #43, Broad Ripple High School. He’s also a graduate of Ball State University in telecommunications and theatre.

Sherman is a two-time Emmy Award winning veteran who has worked all aspects of the newsroom from editing and producing, to the anchor desk in stations around the country.

Currently, he’s the guy who lets you know what’s happening around Indy and around Indiana in his “Where is Sherman” features on FOX59 Morning News! He’s also the guy who puts those “As Seen on TV” products to the test to see how they really work on “Does it Work” Wednesday!


Recent Articles
  • Sherman finds out why circus is truly ‘out of this world’

    Sherman goes behind-the-scenes at the New Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey “Out of This World” circus. The circus takes you on a journey through four fictional planets in search of stars that have been stolen by an evil queen. You’ll join the Circus Space Fleet on an epic quest pitting good against evil with a universe of thrills and surprises to experience. Learn more about it at the Ringling Bros. website. The event runs from Dec. 1 through Dec. […]

  • Plan your Thanksgiving with Weber Grill

    If a traditional Thanksgiving sounds like too much work, you can always have someone else make the meal for you! Sherman went to Weber Grill Thursday to find out about the restaurant’s Thanksgiving meal and catering.

  • Fitness on the go

    Sherman shows you how to keep up your workout routine on the road.

  • Where was Sherman today? Second Helpings!

    We found Sherman! He gave us the following clues: caring, giving, true spirit of the season, feeding needy families, healthcare, housing and rescue. We found him at Second Helpings. Watch FOX 59 Morning News every Friday to guess #whereissherman  

  • Where’s Sherman today? Found him at Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus!

    We’ve lost Sherman and need your help to find him! The clues we got from him were: amazing, spectacular, colorful and family fun.  He also sent us the photo above. Whew! With your help, we were able to track him down at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus. And watch as he survives a “brush” with an elephant:

  • Where’s Sherman today? Found him at Wicked!

    We found Sherman at the hit Broadway play Wicked! The clues we got from him were: Wonderful, wrong and unlikely friends.  He also sent us the photo above.  With your help, we were able to track him down. Place your guess below or tweet us your guess using hash tag #whereissherman on Twitter or Facebook  

  • Where was Sherman today? Found him at Sun King Brewery!

    Did you know where Sherman was today? Here were the clues: Bottles Cans Rustic He was at the Sun King Brewery! Did you guess correctly? 

  • Where’s Sherman today? Found him in Batesville!

    Did you guess where Sherman was Wednesday, Nov. 6?  Here were the five clues: Presidents and Hollywood stars Paranormal activity German food Farm to table Bedtime Squirmin Sherman Sherman visited Batesville, Ind.  There are only a few thousand people who live there, but there are big things going on, including some destination restaurants worth the drive from Indy.

  • Foundation uses functional art to help children in Chair-ish campaign

    Helping abused, abandoned and neglected children find a place to live in flourish is the goal of The Villages of Indiana. Every year, the organization helps thousands of Hoosier children and you have an opportunity to help with the cause! Fox59’s tells you how you can help pay it forward. Watch Fox59 News now to learn more!

  • Central Indiana woman pays it forward with dog rescue mission

    A rescue mission started by one central Indiana woman is helping to save the lives of thousands of dogs and help them find a forever home by using a network of volunteers! Fox59’s Sherman Burdette tells us how those passionate for the cause are paying it forward.