A familiar face at 7ABC has passed away.
Steve Podosek was a longtime employee of Variety Kids and a former executive producer for the annual Variety Kids Telethon that has aired on 7ABC for years.
Variety Kids released a statement on his passing, saying:
"During his tenure with Variety, Steve was instrumental in engaging the community through his work producing the Telethon and numerous fundraising activities, notably at the Erie County Fair and Haunted Catacombs. We extend our deepest sympathies to Steve's wife, Cheryl and his family on their loss. His memory will live on in the children and families he touched."
Steve was 59.