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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