Lane Casadonte

Sports Director

Lane is a three-time Virginia Sportscaster of the Year who joined WTVR as a news photographer in 1994. He spent three years as weekend sports anchor before becoming the sports director in 1998. Since then, the CBS 6 Sports Department has been honored by the AP, VAB, and NSSA 15 different times.

Lane is one of the voters for the Dudley Award, handed out to Virginia's best college football player. He is also on the voting panel for the John Wooden Award, given to the player of the year in college basketball. He is a member of the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association as well as the Football Writers Association of America and the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association, which hands out All-ACC honors each year.

Originially from upstate NY, Lane graduated from Plattsburgh St University and worked as a sports anchor and photographer at WUTR in Utica, NY before heading south.

He is a die hard (and realistic) NY Yankees and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He enjoys running and golf and is married to former CBS 6 anchor Deborah Cox. They have two children, Connor and Mary Catherine.

Recent Articles

  • Rams use second half run to beat Richmond, sweep series

    Posted on: 11:47 pm, March 6, 2014, by , updated on: 09:10am, March 7, 2014

    VCU women advance over Richmond, Cosby girls, Wythe boys win in state tournament
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  • VCU Unveils New Logos

    Posted on: 11:55 pm, March 5, 2014, by , updated on: 12:08am, March 6, 2014

    Henrico boys, Highland Springs girls fall in regional finals, VCU and Richmond prepare for Thursday's showdown, Squirrels go to the pigs to help ballparks
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  • What do you think of VCU’s new logo

    Posted on: 12:17 pm, March 5, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:29pm, March 5, 2014

    VCU Athletics unveiled its new look Wednesday.
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  • RIR Unveils “Track Takeover”

    Posted on: 11:56 pm, March 4, 2014, by

    Busch to attempt Memorial Day Double, VCU preparing for different UR team
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  • Would Russell Wilson trade Super Bowl ring for batting circle?

    Posted on: 11:54 pm, March 3, 2014, by , updated on: 06:34am, March 4, 2014

    Redskins franchise Orakpo, VCU programming change on CBS 6
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  • UVA Wins Record 17th Straight Home Game, 65-40 Over Miami

    Posted on: 11:48 pm, February 26, 2014, by

    Spiders fall at George Mason, UR Women beat VCU, Trinity scores upset of Benedictine, Cosby girls win again
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  • Henrico, L.C. Bird, Glen Allen Boys Advance

    Posted on: 11:53 pm, February 25, 2014, by

    VMI shocks UVA, UCI unveils road courses
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  • MAPS: A look at the 2015 UCI Road World Championships routes through Richmond

    Posted on: 3:31 pm, February 25, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:55pm, February 25, 2014

    The nine-day event is scheduled to take place Sept. 19-27, 2015.
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    CLICK HERE: Read the press release from Richmond 2015
  • Richmond 2015 Unveils Courses for 2015 UCI Road World Championships

    Posted on: 2:42 pm, February 25, 2014, by , updated on: 05:16pm, February 25, 2014

    Courses to Be Tested at 2014 USA Cycling Collegiate Road Nationals in May
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    Photo 12 Going green and cycling initiatives are implemented city-wide
  • Henrico, Glen Allen Among Conference Champs

    Posted on: 11:56 pm, February 21, 2014, by

    Monacan girls win, Monster Trucks at Coliseum
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  • Redskins Sign Hall To 4 Year Deal

    Posted on: 11:53 pm, February 18, 2014, by

    Spiders fall at home, Cavaliers outlast Hokies, Shannon leaves VCU
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  • VCU Outlasts George Washington

    Posted on: 11:42 pm, February 12, 2014, by

    Graham scores 21, Johnson 21 in Rams' 18th straight win at home
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