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

  Akron police look for hit-and-run driver who killed 71-year-old walking home from church

  Prosecutor works to avoid conflict of interest in Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority fatal shooting

  14-year-old Euclid boy found murdered in the street, no arrests

  Governor DeWine in Cleveland hoping to get people behind his curfew plan

  Akron police charge suspect accused of shooting at 2 boys playing basketball (video)

  Investigation continues after CMHA officer shoots and kills 19-year-old in Cleveland

  Voter intimidation case involving 2 men lands in Cuyahoga County Court

  Grayton Road Tavern owner pushing back against governor’s plan

  As COVID-19 cases surge, Northeast Ohio schools must consider the safety of remaining open

  With COVID-19 vaccine getting closer, ‘Operation Warp Speed’ takes center stage

  Cleveland City Council approves hire of consultants to improve West Side Market

  Issue 73: Voters defeat Parma City Schools levy

  Mentor authorities identify man who died after high winds knocked large tree down on his truck

  Voter intimidation case involving 2 men indicted in Cuyahoga County is working through civil, criminal courts

  Police look for silver Cadillac after fatal hit-skip crash in Akron

  Maple Heights police chase, shoot suspect on Northfield Road near I-480; Ohio BCI investigating

  University Hospitals doctor concerned with data that shows cancers are being detected later due to COVID-19

  Pandemic is changing the doctor-patient relationship and it may be here to stay

  Twinsburg teachers have inside story of what is happening in your kids' school buildings during pandemic

  Heavy rains bring flooding issues to Northeast Ohio

  ‘COVID fatigue’ is settling in for many, doctors warn it could come with mental health challenges

  Flu season’s arrival as COVID-19 cases grow cause concern for ‘twindemic’

  Absentee ballots are late arriving in some Ohio counties

  19 Troubleshooters help Middleburg Heights widower get wife’s death certificate after 4 month wait caused financial problems

  Family and private investigator hoping to open up an investigation of Westlake man’s death

  Police in Bainbridge catch homicide suspect after car chase (video)

  Parma schools hope district communities will approve levy for new construction

  Lives lost, neighborhood peace shattered as multiple gun shots fired in Painesville

  Cleveland leaders prepare for presidential debate protests, and urge public to stay calm

  Biden supporters in Medina receive second round of disparaging letters