NEWS 10's Dean of Sports honored

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LANSING, MI (WILX) - NEWS 10 wants to congratulate our own Dean of Sports for an incredible achievement.

Tim Staudt has been inducted into the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame. (Source: WILX)

Tim has been inducted into the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

He has been recognized for his contributions over his 50 year television career in mid-Michigan .

Facts you may not know about Tim Staudt...

He is the longest-serving sportscaster in the state of Michigan.

He started writing sports columns even when he was in high school, even writing for the Lansing State Journal for years after graduation.

Tim worked at WJIM from 1970-1980 and then moved to WILX in 1980.

He also hosts, "Staudt on Sports." on WVFN radio.

And this achievement and honor are not just about the years he's worked in the business, it's also about leadership, mentorship, and community involvement.

Tim has worked with Ele’s Place, a healing center for grieving children and teens.

For years, he has worked with Sparrow Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network, including raising thousands of dollars with the CMN Telethon.

He has been a part of numerous golf outings for charities and hosts more than 400 people for the Spartan Marching Band Kids Concert to benefit Sparrow Children’s Center and the MSU Marching Band in his own backyard.

Tim has also been involved with the Lansing Catholic Charities and East Lansing Education Foundation.

Tim and his wife, Cathy, are proud of the work they have done for Sparrow Hospital over the years, where there is a children’s emergency room named after them.

You can catch Tim's upcoming special on News 10 on Aug. 15.

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