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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