Paul Chato is a Canadian comedian and writer, the president of a web design company, and a former television executive. He was born in 1954 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Hungarian parents. Chato grew up in the first planned community in North America, Don Mills. Graduating from Don Mills Collegiate in 1973, he went on to graduate from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Radio Television Arts.

From Ryerson, he went on to become an art director with Kelly’s Stereo Mart and from there joined Rick Green to form Green and Chato, a two-man comedy team. In 1979, Green and Chato joined up with Dan Redican and Peter Wildman to form the comedy group The Frantics.[1][2]

From 1989 to 1991, Chato was head of television comedy at CBC Television.[3]

Apart from his continued association with The Frantics, Chato is the president of Your Web Department[4] (formerly Electramedia), an international web development company.[1]

Chato posts an IT-related comedy tech vlog on YouTube and Odysee under the name Call Me Chato.

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  1. ^ a b "Paul Chato: Small business web content costs money". Toronto Star. May 14, 2013. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  2. ^ "The Frantics: Four more on the floor". Peterborough Examiner. November 28, 2013. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  3. ^[self-published source]
  4. ^ "Your Web Department". Retrieved 2 September 2014. Paul is the president of Your Web Department.