Charlie Chitwood

Lions Play-by-Play Announcer

Long-time East Texas sportscaster Charles S. “Charlie” Chitwood  of Jefferson, Texas is 88.9 KETR’s play-by-play voice for  Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions football and basketball.

Chitwood, a member of the American Sportscasters Association, has also broadcast minor league baseball and arena football in Shreveport and in Tyler, was recipient of the inaugural American Southwest Conference “Outstanding Media Service Award” in 2003. A year later he served on a Texas Association of Broadcasters’ play-by-play panel with Eric Nadel of the Texas Rangers, Mark Followill of the Dallas Mavericks and Roger Emrich of the Texas State Network.

A Dallas native, Charlie and his wife Juanita live outside her hometown of Jefferson, TX where both have been active in community and church activities for many years.