Dick Feagler is a featured columnist for The Plain Dealer and host of the weekly interview program Feagler & Friends on WVIZ-TV25.
A native of Cleveland, he graduated from John Adams High School and Ohio University. Following service in the Army and a stint with the Sandusky Register, he signed on with the Cleveland Press in 1963 as a general assignment reporter. His feature column ran in the Press from 1970 until the paper's demise in 1982.
Throughout the 1980s, Feagler's columns ran in many northern Ohio newspapers, including the Akron Beacon Journal, the Lake County News-Herald, the Lorain Journal, the Painesville Telegraph, and the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram.
In 1993, Feagler signed on with The Plain Dealer, where his columns continue to appear.
Dick Feagler's other media roles have included news commentaries for WKYC-TV3 and WEWS-TV5. He served as a senior editor for Cleveland Magazine and contributing editor for Corporate Cleveland. He has appeared on NBC's Today and Tom Snyder's Tomorrow, and many of his commentaries have aired on National Public Radio.
Earlier columns have been collected in three previous books: Feagler's Cleveland; “ Did You Read Feagler Today?” ; and “ I know I'm not supposed to say this . . . But I'll say it anyway.” ”
Books by Dick Feagler
The Best from Three Decades of Commentary by Cleveland's Top Columnist
by Dick Feagler
Dick Feagler's sharp-witted newspaper columns and TV commentaries defined Cleveland for a generation. This book collects the award-winning columnist's best writing about his hometown: 104 essays covering Cleveland politics, sports, crime, people (fam . . . [Read More]