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Longtime Cleveland newspaper columnist Dick Feagler dies at age 79

Posted at 7:12 AM, Jul 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-02 12:30:19-04

Newspaper columnist, playwright and television personality Dick Feagler, who has covered every major story in Northeast Ohio, has died on Sunday, according to sports columnist Bill Livingston.

Feagler wrote for various newspapers, including the Akron Beacon Journal, The Plain Dealer and the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram. Feagler worked as a commentator for News 5 and also the host of the "Feagler Show."

He received a Peabody Award in 1991 and more than 20 local Emmys.

Funeral arrangements are pending, according to