TOLEDO, Ohio — Chase joined the WTOL team full-time in 2021, although his first experience was as an intern in 2018. Chase is a northwest Ohio native. Born and raised in Whitehouse, he's a 2017 graduate of Anthony Wayne. He went on to graduate from Bowling Green State University in 2021 and holds a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism.
While at BGSU, he got his first experience in front of the camera anchoring short newscasts at WBGU-TV. Chase later became the news and sports director of the student television group BG24. His work with BG24 earned him local and national recognition, including a pair of Touchstone Awards from the Press Club of Toledo.
During his time in college, Chase worked in radio at WFOB in Fostoria, where he covered high school football and basketball. He worked as a freelance writer for various local papers including the Sentinel-Tribune in Bowling Green, the Advertiser-Tribune in Tiffin, and the Fremont News-Messenger to name a few. He also interned with CBS News in New York.
In his free time, Chase enjoys cooking, reading and listening to Led Zeppelin. He loves spending time with his family and friends, but enjoys connecting with new people too. Reach out to him on social media and send any story ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.