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The Big Lead: Chuck Salituro Serves As ESPN’s “Journalistic Yoda”

Meet the senior editor and "opinion consultant," celebrating his 25th anniversary in Bristol today, who is "protective of both the talents and the brand"

The Big Lead profiles ESPN senior news editor Chuck Salituro, who is celebrating 25 years at ESPN today. (Melissa Rawlins/ESPN Images)

As The Big Lead’s Ryan Glasspiegel writes, Chuck Salituro is a sound editor who “serves as something of a journalistic Yoda for [ESPN commentators], who rely on him to make sure their news arguments are on stable ground and to anticipate derivative reactions.” Stephen A. Smith, Dan Le Batard, Will Cain, and Keith Olbermann are among ESPN colleagues singing Salituro’s praises in this profile.

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