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Jeff Phelps Biography

Jeff Phelps is an American journalist and a Cleveland, Ohio sportscaster who works as the television pregame/postgame host for Cleveland Cavaliers telecasts on Fox Sports Ohio, the pregame/postgame host for Cleveland Browns radio broadcasts, and a midday co-host on WKRK-FM (92.3 The Fan) in Cleveland.

Jeff Phelps Age | Birthday

How old is Jeff? He is 62 years old, However, details of when he was born and celebrates his birthday are currently not yet available. He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born.

Jeff Phelps Education

He graduated from Kent State University (Class of 1982), with a bachelor’s degree in art in Telecommunication.

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Jeff Phelps Nationality

Jeff is an American national and citizen by birth. She was born in Akron, Ohio United States of America. He is of white ethnicity/heritage/ancestry of American.

Jeff Phelps Height

The 62-year-old stands at a height of 5 ft 6 inches (1.68m). His details about his other body measurements will be updated as soon as possible.

Jeff Phelps Family | Early Life

The native of Akron, Ohio, was raised by his parents, but he has not provided any information about his siblings or family in general. It is unknown whether he had siblings, and the identity of his father and mother is still unknown. He has kept the public in the dark about his childhood.

Jeff Phelps Wife | Married | Children

Phelps is a happily married man, however, his wife’s identity is still yet unknown, he currently lives in Medina, Ohio with his wife and three children.

Jeff Phelps’s Net Worth

The Ohio-based native has an estimated net worth of 3.5 million dollars.

Jeff Phelps Awards

  • Three-time Lower Great Lakes Emmy Awards recipient (1991, 1993, 1999)
  • 1994 Ohio Sportscaster of the Year
  • 2007 inductee – Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame

Jeff Phelps Fox Sports | Career

Phelps began his broadcasting career as a sports reporter on co-owned WAKR AM 1590 and WAKR-TV 23 in Akron. He then worked as a sportscaster for KJAC in Beaumont, Texas, for five years. In 1988, Phelps joined WUAB channel 43 in Cleveland as a sports reporter and weekend sports anchor on the 10 o’clock news, as well as WOIO channel 19 after it became WUAB’s sister station, eventually becoming the weeknight sports anchor for both stations. Phelps was named the 1994 Ohio Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA) in recognition of his work.

Phelps then moved to Fox Sports Ohio as the pregame and postgame host for Cleveland Cavaliers telecasts in 2003. He also serves as a play-by-play announcer for high school football telecasts on the network and hosts/produces the classic car show Cruise-In. Phelps’ duties on Fox Sports Ohio have also included hosting pregame and postgame shows for the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns, and Ohio State Buckeyes at various points. WKRK-FM 92.3, owned by CBS Radio, switched to a sports talk format in 2011. Following the switch, Phelps co-hosted the midday Baskin & Phelps show with former WEWS-TV 5 sports director Andy Baskin. Phelps continues to work for Fox Sports Ohio in addition to his radio duties.

Phelps joined the Cleveland Browns Radio Network gameday broadcast team in 2013 after WKRK-FM became one of the team’s flagship stations. He hosted the network’s pregame and postgame shows. Phelps worked as a radio play-by-play announcer for Browns preseason games and as a postgame host for regular-season games in 2014.