Jeff Phelps begins his 9th season as the co-host of “Cavaliers Live,” the Cavaliers pregame and postgame show on FOX Sports Ohio. Phelps also serves as sideline reporter during both home and road game telecasts.
Along with his Cavalier duties, Phelps has performed a variety of other duties with FOX Sports Ohio, including play-by-play of Mid-American Conference football and basketball games, play-by-play of Thursday Night High School Football, hosting Cleveland Indians pregame and postgame shows, and hosting Cleveland Browns, Ohio State football and Mid-American Conference programming. He’s also currently the host and producer of a classic car television show, “Cruise-In.”
Prior to joining FOX Sports Ohio in 2003, Phelps spent 15 years with WUAB-TV and WOIO-TV in Cleveland as a sports anchor-reporter. Phelps began his career in sports broadcasting at WAKR-TV-Radio in Akron. He then moved on to KJAC-TV in Beaumont, Texas, where he served as a sports anchor-reporter for five years.
A three-time Emmy award-winner for sports reporting, Phelps was named Ohio Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association in 1994. He was a 2007 inductee into the Radio/Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame of Ohio.
A graduate of Kent State University, Phelps currently resides in Medina, Ohio with his wife and their three children.
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