John Telich Bio-Wiki

John Telich is an American 11-time Emmy-winning Sports Commentator and media personality, famously known as the former Sports director of the WJW-TV FOX 8 News in Cleveland, Ohio. He has been part of this network from September 1980 to February 2022.

John Telich Age, Birthday

He is 70 years old as of 2023. John was born in Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States on 1953 June 17. Thus, John holds his birthday on the 17th of June every year and his birth sign is Gemini.

John Telich Parents, Siblings

Telich was born and raised in Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States by his loving and supportive parents. His father’s name is Mr. Telich. However, John’s boyhood life, parents, and siblings’ names are still not revealed.

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John Telich Education

For his academic qualifications, John went to Euclid High. Then he went on to enroll at Ashland College where he graduated and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication.

John Telich’s Wife, Children

Telich is happily married to Jane Quinton. The couple has been together for over 36 years. He and his wife are blessed with three grown-up children namely Patrick, Courtney, and Joseph. John and his wife live in Ohio with their children and a puppy English Springer Spaniel, Scarlet who came to the family in December 2012.

John Telich Career

Telich anchored Fox 8 sports on the weeknights and produced a variety of features, in addition to operating as a veteran correspondent on countless key events. He also tackles hard physical assignments, such as flying with the Navy’s Blue Angles. For 7 seasons, J.T. was the host of the CAVS pre-game show on Fox Sports Net.

Before joining WJW as a sports anchor in September 1980, J.T. worked as assistant sports director of WIVB TV in Buffalo, New York. A graduate of Euclid High and Ashland College, he commenced his profession in Ashland, Ohio, in 1972 with local radio.

An 11-time Emmy Award winner, J.T. has been honored with numerous awards for his coverage of Cleveland sports, both high school and professional. His features have been recognized by A.P., U.P.I., and The Press Club of Cleveland. In 2007, John was titled to the Hall of Fame by the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters and earned the Chuck Heaton Award from the Cleveland Press Club.

A fitness buff, J.T. has completed more than 100 triathlons in the past 27 years, including 3 Ironman Distance races. In 2012, he finished the Burning River 100 Mile Ultra Marathon in just more than 29 hours.

John Telich FOX 8 News

Telich works at FOX 8 alongside his fellow reporters, anchors, and meteorologists namely;

  1. Wayne Dawson
  2. Jenn Harcher
  3. Natalie Herbick
  4. Jennifer Jordan
  5. Andre Knott
  6. Roosevelt Leftwich
  7. Lou Maglio
  8. Tracy McCool
  9. Todd Meany
  10. Elizabeth Noreika
  11. John Sabol
  12. Scott Sabol
  13. Stefani Schaefer
  14. Gabe Spiegel
  15. PJ Ziegler
  16. Joe Toohey
  17. Alexis Walters
  18. Jazmin Bailey
  19. Mackenzie Bart
  20. Andre’ Bernier
  21. Kristi Capel
  22. Ken Carman
  23. Dontae Jones

John Telich Height

Telich has an estimated height of 5 feet 9 inches equaling 1.85 meters.

John Telich Net Worth

Telich has an estimated net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 3 Million and above. Nevertheless, his former career as a sports anchor/reporter and media personality is his main source of revenue.

Is John Telich on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow him via Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.  John doesn’t appear to have public TikTok, or Snapchat accounts currently.