Birthplace: Albany, New York.
Education: BS In Communications from SUNY Plattsburgh
Current Position/Job Duties: Multimedia Journalist/Sports Anchor
Previous Work Experience: Sports director- WRGB-TV in Albany, New York, Weekend sports anchor- WJLA-TV Washington D.C., Tee It Up Ohio Host and high school sports play-by-play voice for SportsTime Ohio.
Joined NewsChannel5: January 2011
Awards/Honors: Emmy and Telly
News Philosophy: Team work gets it done.
Role Model(s): Father and mother.
Favorite Sports Team(s): Anything Cleveland.
Favorite Music: All kinds, from country to classic rock
Favorite Movie: Several comedies.
Favorite Programs: NCIS, Bones and Sons of Anarchy.
Favorite Foods: Italian and seafood.
Family: Wife, Laura, and Kids: Britt, Darcy and Taylor.
Pet(s): Dog, Belle, and cat, Tigger.
My passion: Golf.
Hobbies & Interests: Coaching travel baseball.
Hidden Talent(s): Rock and roll singer.
Something most people don't know about me: I practice singing the National Anthem all the time.
What I like best about Northeast Ohio: Summer.
You're most likely to see me around town at: Baseball park.
On the weekends I love to: Work at WEWS or hang with family.
Additional Info: I am excited to be working with my best friend, Andy Baskin. We have been friends for 10 years and always talked about working together. I’m glad I got the chance.
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Mike Cairns' Blog
Browns second week of organized team activities, or OTAs, came to an end with a two-hour practice for head coach Rob Chudzinski.
Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden is fighting for the number one job in Berea. But his thoughts and prayers this week have been for his friends and family fighting through the wreckage left by the deadly tornadoes that hit Oklahoma this week.
Pinch-hitter Mike Carp drove in the tying run with an eighth-inning double and then scored on a double by Dustin Pedroia as the Boston Red Sox rallied for a 7-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.
John Lackey allowed two hits in seven innings, Mike Carp hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 8-1 on a rainy Friday night.