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

  Victim in KSU ‘peeping Tom’ case says she was not notified of court date, prosecutor disagrees

  Police and firefighters in Lorain in line for Covid-related hazard pay bonuses

  A year later: Cleveland Heights family grieving over murdered son still hopeful for an arrest

  Suspected impaired driver leads Oakwood police on 2 chases in 1 day (video)

  Political sign stealing reaches new disturbing level in Medina

  Ohio unemployment office is stamping out fraudulent claims

  19 month investigation in Akron leads to drug and weapons bust

  Northeast Ohio school districts have varying success as remote learning begins for students

  Ohio State University researchers working on promising COVID-19 vaccine

  Facing federal charges, Rep. Larry Householder shows up for work at the Ohio Statehouse

  Stormy start for Northeast Ohio high school football in midst of pandemic

  2 men try abducting female realtor, North Ridgeville police say

  8 Mayfield High School volleyball players test positive for COVID-19

  University Hospitals will participate in global study of COVID-19 vaccine

  Goodyear changes course while Governor does not support a boycott of the Akron tire maker

  President Trump suggests a boycott of Goodyear

  Ohio governor’s decision on fall sports expected Tuesday

  Cleveland company will soon be producing 50,000 masks a day

  Some parents are turning to tuition insurance to protect their college investment from Covid-19

  Homeschooling may grow in popularity as pandemic drags on

  Ohio hoping to take advantage of President Trump’s executive order to extend unemployment benefits

  Cleveland Clinic wins a 2nd grant from the American Heart Association to study Covid-19

  How is the covid-19 pandemic affecting local school district budgets?

  Governor DeWine will wait to make a decision on playing high school football and soccer this fall

  Middleburg Heights neighborhood rattled after multiple break-ins

  OHSAA sticking by its decision to get athletes back on the field this fall

  If Gov. Mike DeWine gets his way, Cleveland bars are going to take another economic hit

  SNAP benefits will rise in Ohio thanks to a 5% cost of living boost

  Ohio school districts are trying to show flexibility by individualizing school restart plans

  FrontLine Services union workers claim they are at risk for COVID-19 while on the job