Brian Duffy

Brian Duffy


Cleveland, Ohio

Native Clevelander Brian Duffy is thrilled to be doing what he loves in the city that he loves.

"It's a dream come true to work in the city that I love," he says.

Brian, an Emmy Award winner, is the co-anchor of Cleveland 19 News This Morning. He began his career in the sports department where he’s worked as a reporter and anchor and as the host of Cleveland 19’s Cleveland Browns coverage on Tailgate 19 and The 5th Quarter. Brian also hosted the Cleveland Cavaliers pre-game and post games shows on CLE43.

Brian began his career in Erie, PA where he was the Sports Director at WJET-TV before he made the move to Cleveland in 1999. He was honored with five AP "Best Sportscast" awards.

Born in Euclid and raised in Mayfield Heights, Brian graduated from St. Joseph High School, where he earned several letters in football and basketball. He carried his enthusiasm for sports with him to college at Edinboro University, where he received a B.A. in Communication. In college, he earned three letters in basketball, and ultimately became team captain for the Edinboro Fighting Scots. The Fighting Scots advanced to the NCAA Division II National Tournament during his senior year.

Brian and his wife, Donna, have four children.

Recent Articles by Brian

  911 calls suggest that a reckless driver in a pickup truck may have caused violent accident on I-90

  Jail time may be in your future if you skip past a stopped school bus in Mayfield Heights

  ODOT’s I-77 bridge project over I-490 will be delayed into 2020

  Police looking into circumstances behind wild house party in Bay Village

  Stink Bugs are invading Ohio homes and looking to settle in for a long winter’s nap

  Lawsuit alleges disabled Parma student was sprayed with drink by school resource officer prior to suspension

  Controversy brewing in Pepper Pike over switch from septic to sewer

  East Cleveland pee wee football team will suit up after having uniforms stolen

  Beto O’Rourke speaking at Kent State University; gun rights advocates plan to show up

  Strongsville rehab center patient diagnosed with Legionnaires’ Disease; staff taking precautions to prevent infection

  Avon Lake football fans offer mixed reactions to new crowd control rule

  Flu season may be coming early, and it could be severe

  Sandy Hook Promise releases powerful, gut wrenching back-to-school video

  Willoughby woman suffers severe stroke in Italy, resulting in $125,000 bill (GoFundMe)

  The Ohio High School Athletic Association lays down the law on parents

  Woman punched and choked after going for a jog in Ohio City

  Vandals inflict thousands of dollars in damage on 2 Lorain County parks

  Avon residents staring down roughly $15,000 tab as city connects neighborhood to sanitary sewer

  Multiple construction projects make it a slow go in Solon

  Ohio legislator wants to protect refs from violent fans with felony punishment

  Cleveland medical air ambulance company sends planes to provide aid to decimated Bahama Islands

  Copley Township officer runs wrong way driver off I-77 before disaster struck (dashcam)

  iPhone hack may have exposed some of your personal information

  Car rolls off tow truck into oncoming traffic on 71 (video)

  Mayfield school sends warning to parents after students approached by stranger

  Your phone charger could easily become a fire hazard, here’s how flames could be ignited in your home

  Highway Patrol investigating after East Cleveland Police cruiser crashes into church van with children inside

  Quick response from scores of fire departments kept flames at bay in Newburgh Heights neighborhood

  Vandals destroy playground equipment

  Russo brothers plans to shoot next movie in Cleveland are shot down