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

  • J.R. Tucker’s 2nd Annual ‘We Back Pat’ Night

    Posted on: 11:56 pm, February 7, 2014, by

    VCU gears up for tough part of schedule, Highland Springs outlasts Henrico, UVA moves Monday's game back because of Obama, UR lacrosse debuts Saturday vs. UVA
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  • VCU handles business against Rhode Island

    Posted on: 11:46 pm, February 6, 2014, by , updated on: 07:58am, February 7, 2014

    Rams beat Rams, Cosby wins girls showdown, CBS golf tip #3
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  • Spiders Win Minus Lindsey, Williams

    Posted on: 11:46 pm, February 5, 2014, by

    UVA extends home ACC streak
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  • National Signing Day in RVA

    Posted on: 4:03 pm, February 5, 2014, by , updated on: 09:08pm, February 6, 2014

    The Richmond area saw dozens of high school seniors sign national letters of intent to advance their athletic careers to the college level.
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  • RIR, Flying Squirrels “Turn Left” for charity

    Posted on: 11:03 pm, February 3, 2014, by , updated on: 06:33am, February 4, 2014

    June golf tournament will benefit foundations
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  • One student involved in ‘spontaneous’ football fight, VSU investigation finds

    Posted on: 1:45 pm, February 3, 2014, by , , and , updated on: 12:07am, February 4, 2014

    Nearly three months after a fight prematurely ended Virginia State University's football season, the university released the results of its investigation into what happened in Winston-Salem.
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  • How Close Was Russell Wilson To Choosing Baseball?

    Posted on: 12:03 am, February 1, 2014, by

    Varina's Robinson thankful for this year's second chance, UR set to face VCU home court advantage, LC Bird beats Midlothian, James River field hockey remembers fallen coach
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  • Russell Wilson Was A “Busy” Child

    Posted on: 6:47 pm, January 24, 2014, by

    His Collegiate kindergarten teacher remembers the sweet boy who wouldn't stop running
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  • Multiple honors for Virginia State University football coach Latrell Scott

    Posted on: 5:12 pm, January 24, 2014, by and

    This is Scott's first season as VSU's head football coach.
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  • All-Metro Players, Coaches Honored

    Posted on: 11:51 pm, January 23, 2014, by

    Beamer on Chancellor, St Catherine's downs Collegiate, Hamlin Race Moving
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  • Spiders, Rams Score Big A-10 Wins

    Posted on: 12:05 am, January 23, 2014, by

    RMC grabs share of ODAC lead, VT, VUU fall at home
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  • Hoos, Hokies Football Schedules Set

    Posted on: 4:40 pm, January 22, 2014, by

    Will face each other on Black Friday in Blacksburg
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