Veteran Sports Reporter Leaving Cleveland’s WOIO

By Andrew Gauthier 

Plain Dealer

The Cleveland Browns’ season will kick off without Chuck Galeti on the sidelines.

The longtime sports broadcaster left sister stations WOIO Channel 19 and WUAB Channel 43 in mid-August.

Galeti, who was Channel 19’s week end sports anchor, said after 20 years of covering sports in Cleveland and Youngstown, he’d had enough of waiting outside locker rooms for players to give him a quote.

He’s looking forward to spending the fall relaxing with his family at their Parma home. “I’ll have some opportunities down the road,” said Galeti, 44.

The station turned to sports reporter Sue Ann Robak, who was laid off from WEWS Channel 5 in October, as a temporary fill-in while searching for a permanent replacement. More…