Chad serves as a sports anchor and as executive producer of Game of the Week. He performs play-by-play duties for the High School Football and Basketball Game of the Week.
He was born and raised in Youngstown, and graduated from Cardinal Mooney H.S. in 1996. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Ohio University, as well as a Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from Kent State University. Chad has also previously worked for Newsradio WTAM-1100 in Cleveland, serving as a fill-in host of the Cleveland Indians post-game talk-show “Extra Innings.”
For his work in 2007, Chad was awarded second place by the Associated Press in the category of “Best Sports Broadcaster” in Ohio Medium Markets.
In 2019, Chad was presented with the OHSAA Media Service Award, which honors a media member who has made contributions to the coverage of interscholastic athletics, while helping to uphold the standards of sportsmanship, ethics, and integrity.
Currently, Chad is also a part-time faculty member at Youngstown State University, where he teaches Communication and Sports Marketing.
Chad currently resides in Boardman and is an avid Indians, Browns, and Cavaliers fan. He looks forward to covering the local teams here in the Valley for WKBN-27.