Bio

Chuck Gormley - Capitals Insider

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Chuck Gormley - Capitals Insider

Chuck Gormley serves as Capitals Insider for CSN.

An experienced journalist with more than two decades of experience as a hockey beat reporter, Gormley provides extensive daily coverage of the Washington Capitals across CSN’s online, mobile and social media platforms. He also contributes to the network’s extensive news and live-game coverage of the Capitals.

Gormley joined CSN in August 2011 after 23 seasons covering the Philadelphia Flyers for the South Jersey Courier-Post, including the Flyers’ trips to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1998 and 2010. He has earned numerous awards and honors throughout his career as a sportswriter, including the top awards for daily sports coverage from the Philadelphia Press Association in 1997 and 2004. 

Prior to joining the Courier-Post in 1988, Gormley spent time with the Delaware County Daily Times and the Main Line Times sports departments, serving as an editor and reporter. He is a graduate of Millersville University in Pennsylvania.

 

Sebastian Salazar

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Sebastian Salazar

Sebastian Salazar serves as an anchor and reporter for CSN’s news, analysis and entertainment programming, including SportsNet Central. He also regularly hosts Capitals Pregame Live and Capitals Postgame Live.

A native of the Washington, D.C., area, Salazar rejoined CSN in December 2014 after spending two years as an anchor and reporter for CSN Houston, beginning with its launch in October 2012. During his tenure in Houston, he served as an anchor for the network’s daily news program and as the beat reporter covering Houston Dynamo (MLS) and Rice University basketball and football. 

Prior to joining CSN Houston, Salazar spent more than three years covering Washington/Baltimore-area sports. As a member of CSN from 2009 to 2012, he produced and hosted content for CSNwashington.com and CSNbaltimore.com, including high school sports shows. For the 2012 MLS season, he joined D.C. United as a reporter and host and contributed to CSN’s live coverage as sideline reporter.

Salazar’s previously spent two years as a sports anchor and reporter for WHSV-TV (ABC) in Winchester, Va., from 2006 to 2008, and with WDNN-TV in Dalton, Ga., from 2005 to 2006. His first position in sports media was as an intern for CSN Mid-Atlantic’s news department in 2003.

Salazar earned a degree in broadcast communications from Westminster College (Pa.).

Rob Carlin

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Rob Carlin

Rob Carlin, co-host of SportsTalk Live with Brian Mitchell, has been an integral part of CSN’s comprehensive regional sports coverage since joining the network in October 2011.

Prior to joining SportsTalk Live in September 2015, Carlin served as an anchor and reporter for SportsNet Central, the network’s daily news show, and contributed to pregame and postgame coverage of the Washington Redskins and Washington Capitals.

A veteran sports anchor and reporter, Carlin joined CSN from MSG Network, where he hosted game-day coverage of the New York Islanders. Prior to that, he served as a sports anchor and reporter with Baltimore’s WMAR-TV (ABC) for more than three years. A University of Maryland graduate, Carlin also spent four years as a sports reporter and anchor with WMDT-TV (ABC) in Salisbury, Md., and as a sports producer for Baltimore’s WBFF-TV (FOX) for two years. 

Carlin’s other television experience includes work as a host for College Sports Television (CSTV), now known as CBS Sports Network, and as a sports anchor and reporter for WVTM-TV (NBC) in Birmingham, Ala., where he spent four years. He also spent time as a freelance sports anchor and reporter with New York’s WNBC-TV.

Clifton Brown - Ravens Insider

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Clifton Brown - Ravens Insider

Clifton Brown serves as Ravens Insider for CSN.

Brown, a longtime sportswriter and veteran NFL reporter, provides comprehensive Ravens news, analysis and features for CSNmidatlantic.com and the network’s mobile and social media platforms. He also makes regular appearances on Geico SportsNet Central, the network’s daily news program, and contributes to Ravens Kickoff, Ravens Postgame Live and other Ravens programming.

Brown joined CSN after covering the NFL for the Sporting News for more than five years. Prior to that, he spent 19 years at the New York Times from 1988 to 2007, most recently as its NFL writer. During his tenure at the Times, he also served as the national golf writer, national NBA writer and as a beat reporter covering the New York Knicks and New Jersey Nets. 

He also spent five years in the sports department at the Detroit Free Press, including time as beat reporter for the Detroit Pistons, after starting his career with the Boca Raton News.