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

  Funeral plans for a local Marine killed in a training operation

  CMSD CEO says district looking at online learning for all, in-class sessions for upcoming school year; Akron to focus on virtual learning, especially for high school students

  Mask requirement at Berea ice cream shop has triggered some tantrums

  Parma Heights Fire Department short-staffed, and it may affect Parma Fire

  New cases of Covid-19 in Cuyahoga County have shot up during the last week

  Majority of Ohioans confident Gov. Mike DeWine has firm control of the state’s coronavirus response

  Cavs and NAACP host virtual community conversation on mental health

  Black babies are dying at a rate 7 times higher than white babies in Cleveland

  Gov. DeWine orders flags at half-staff to honor Ohio marine who lost his life in a training operation

  Local Marine loses his life in a training operation

  Cleveland Heights football coaches are building a bridge to a better understanding of racial issues

  Ohio day cares struggling to rehire staff as state continues to reopen

  Cleveland Clinic develops first of its kind Covid-19 risk calculator

  UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital sees an increase in Covid-19 cases

  New Covid-19 cases are trending down since retail and restaurant’s reopened in Ohio

  Sandusky’s historic State Theatre demolished during wicked storm

  Akron restaurants being offered temporary summer patio permit

  Cedar Point’s gates will reopen, but social distancing will limit access to the park

  Cleveland police and federal authorities seeking public’s help to bring violent rioters to justice

  Cleveland businessman rips into city leadership claiming they did not do enough to stop downtown rioting

  Nationwide protests could trigger spike in Covid-19 cases

  Protest in Chagrin Falls is canceled but business owners still board up their windows

  CDC recommendations include employers offering incentives to employees to drive to work

  Ohio unemployment claims slowed by a lack of voicemail and e-mail capabilities

  UH infectious disease specialist urges people to wear masks

  Chef Zach Bruell and Cleveland Clinic partner on establishing safety standards for restaurants

  Virtual camps hope to step into what looks like a summertime devoid of traditional camps

  Geneva woman survives 6-week hospital stay and is recovering from Covid-19

  Scammers are coming for your stimulus check and your personal information

  Child care centers may not be able to open at full capacity due to safety restrictions