Charlie Lapastora covers his hometown team (hey hey, Hockeytown!) the Detroit Red Wings with The Hockey Writers. Charlie is a sports/news multimedia journalist who’s reported, written, produced, anchored, shot video/edited on different NBC, ABC, and FOX shows in multiple TV markets, along with digital & new media companies. He has traveled the country telling national sports, news, feature, and original stories on a cable news network, airing on top 10 TV markets, Sirius XM satellite radio, and digital platforms. Stories he's covered have been featured on CNN, ABC's Good Morning America, Fox News, & NBC's The Today Show. Charlie also has reported on NHL, NFL, NBA, MLB, and NCAA teams, has worked in professional sports, and was the sports host of a digital news show started by Ryan Seacrest and Wanda Syke's producer.
Charlie is passionate about his faith and being a husband to whom he calls the G.O.A.T. of women. You can follow their married life, travels, and adventures together here. Charlie loves his family, reppin’ his home state of Michigan and Detroit teams (yes, including the Red Wings & Lions), finding a good cup of coffee, and how sports brings people together. He’s traveled the world leading and coaching sports camps.
Charlie is also the host of the ‘authentically’ podcast where he features guests of diverse backgrounds and vocations to share their stories, all the while keeping it real in a world of 'highlight reels' scrolling on social media, telling stories with integrity and passion.