Charley Steiner

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Charles Harris Steiner

Biographical Information[edit]

Charley Steiner became a household name while working at ESPN. He is now the voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers and is paired with Rick Monday.

Steiner began his career in 1969 in Peoria, Illinois when he worked at his campus radio station. In the 1970s, he worked in Davenport, Iowa and Cleveland before landing in New York City in 1978.

Steiner spent a decade in New York doing a variety of sports. He was the voice of the New York Jets in 1986 and 1987. In 1988, he joined ESPN as an anchor on SportsCenter and their lead boxing analyst.

After 14 years at the Worldwide Leader in Sports, Steiner moved back to New York to call Yankees games on radio. In 2005, he joined the Dodgers replacing 28-year veteran Ross Porter.

In 2015, his alma mater, Bradley University, honored him by naming its sports communication program in his honor as the "Charley Steiner School of Sports Communication."

Further Reading[edit]

  • Ken Gurnick: "Bradley University names school for Steiner: Dodgers broadcaster a 1971 grad of Illinois college",, January 15, 2015. [1]