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

Baker vs. Brady in Prime time? I’m in!

To Win or Not To Win? That is The Cavs’ Question

  Cleveland State swimming coach resigns amid investigation into drug use by athletes

Beckham to Browns: Biggest trade in Cleveland sports history?

Browns tender Higgins, two others

The Ultimate Goal

Suns are better than losing

  Tribe legend Kenny Lofton weighs in on Manny Machado, Trevor Bauer and clubhouse politics

  Straight from the heart: Browns’ Carrie tells of life-changing surgery

  Former Westlake basketball star proves you can go home again

  Browns cornerback T.J. Carrie speaks from the heart about his near-death journey

Cleveland Cavs win...or did they lose?

  Lindor expected to miss Opening Day

The LeBron Effect: Lakers finding out what Cavs already knew

‘Young Bull’ takes big leap, but Cavs fall short again

  Former Patriots LB Pierre Woods breaks down the big game with Tony Zarrella

  What makes Baker Mayfield tick?

  Getting to know Baker from the beginning

Osman stars as Cavs survive

Osman named to World Team