Dave Chudowsky is a sports anchor at WKYC Channel 3 delivering the news and highlights of Cleveland’s sports teams to the best fans in the land!
He's been at the NBC affiliate for 11 years, moving back home in 2007 to cover the teams he grew up rooting for.
Dave is also a news anchor on Friday’s for Donovan Live, adding to his duties at Channel 3. Dave’s favorite station growing up was Channel 3, and it’s a “dream come true” to work here. It was always his goal!
Born and raised in Bay Village, "Chud" graduated from Bay High School in 1993 before attending the University of Toledo where he graduated Cum Laude with a degree in broadcast journalism.
Dave has been in the broadcasting industry for 23 years, before working in Cleveland, he spent time in Toledo at WTVG ABC followed by the Ohio News Network/WBNS.
You may have also seen Dave during preseason Browns football as the sideline reporter. Dave has also spent time working at Sportstime Ohio covering the Indians pre and post-game shows, Browns programming and the state high school football championships.
You can also hear him on the radio as a fill-in host on 92.3 the fan, in Cleveland.
Dave has great memories of covering the biggest games and events in our history including the Buckeyes national championship in 2003 and the incredible 2016 year in Cleveland that included the Cavaliers NBA championship and Indians world series appearance.
Dave has a huge passion for high school sports (he was on the first bay high football team to ever qualify for the state playoffs) and host of Friday Night Fever for years at WKYC. Dave is the host of Indians Tonight and Sports Tonight on Channel 3.
Over the years he has hosted many shows on WKYC and every two years he hosts the Olympic Zone.
Dave is a board member at the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center and has hosted the Cleveland Big Wheel Relay for six years. While Dave loves all Cleveland teams, his favorite team is at home.
Dave and his wife, Lindsay, will celebrate 10 years of marriage in March of 2019. They have two daughters, Brooklyn (8) and London (6).