Randall Carlisle loves animals and has had pets for most of his life, although he prefers cats for their independence.
Randall had an illustrious 54 year career in broadcasting that began at the age of 14 when he won the Ohio State radio announcing contest and was offered a part time job at a small radio station in northeastern Ohio. He switched from radio to television where he spent the next 40 plus years as an anchor/reporter in Colorado Springs, Dayton, Minneapolis, Dallas and Salt Lake City, most recently for more than 20 years at ABC4.
He won three Emmys, appeared on Good Morning America, has interviewed luminaries like Peter Jennings, President Jimmy Carter, Alice Cooper, was at Kent State during the national guard shootings and covered numerous national political conventions.
He retired from television in 2017 and is now working as a media and community relations specialist at Odyssey House of Utah, the largest and one of the oldest treatment centers in the state.