Darrell Wible began his broadcasting career in 1949 at WBIW, Bedford. Two years later he was hired as sports director of WBOW, Terre Haute, moving later to WTHI, also in Terre Haute. His popular radio fishing program, “The Sportsman’s Club” moved to television for a nearly 20 year run. During this same period Wible was a trackside announcer at the Indianapolis 500.
In 1966, Wible became the first faculty member hired for Ball State University’s new Center for Radio, Television and Motion Pictures. David Letterman was one of his early students. Wible established WCRD, a student-run campus station in 1989. He retired from Ball State as professor emeritus of telecommunications in 1999.