Tony Zarrella

A three-time Emmy Award-winning journalist, Tony Zarrella joined our team in 2006, and anchors the weeknight 6 p.m.and 11 p.m. sportscasts, as well as Sports Extra at 10:45 p.m. He's also the host of the "Tailgate 19" Browns pregame show on Sundays throughout the football season. Tony began his career in Midland, Texas in 1987, where he covered the rescue of little Jessica McClure from a backyard well. Since then, he's been fortunate enough to land a front-row seat to some of the most memorable moments in sports, covering Super Bowls, multiple Stanley Cup Finals, American and National League Championship Series, heavyweight championships, numerous NCAA tournaments, and the Olympics. A native of Boston, and graduate of Emerson College, Tony has also worked in Denver, Pittsburgh, Miami, Syracuse and Providence. He is very active in the community, dedicating his time to the Up Side of Downs, and has started charity events for Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Tony lives on the west side with his wife Denise, daughter Gianna, son Anthony, and dogs Buddy and Skoobie.

Recent Articles by Tony

Cleveland Cavs get drilled in D.C.

Joe Thomas teams up to help veterans

Cleveland Browns search for winning formula as losing season drags on

Rolling Thunder storm past Cavs

Hue says he was held back by Browns

Week 10: Do or die for Northeast Ohio HS football as playoffs close in

Top 5 moments in Browns-Steelers rivalry

Nets turn on jets in win over Cavaliers

Awful officiating, Hue’s issues and Baker’s gripes: Browns sour amid slump

Sex, drugs, and Donald Trump: The rise and fall of the US Football League

Cleveland Indians know challenge of 5-game series

Gruden on Mayfield: He has the ‘it’ factor

Kevin Love leading the way, on and off the court

Tribe has no juice at Tropicana Field

Tony Z's Week 1 Cleveland Browns report card

Haley Now On Other Side Of Rivalry

Kluber wins 18th as Tribe Rolls Past Royals

Tyrod Taylor over Baker Mayfield was the right call

Mayfield may not be second on Cleveland Browns depth chart after all

Indians Survive 9th Inning Scare, Complete Sweep