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

  Residents grill Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams on the Division’s chase policy

  Cleveland police upping patrols as crime spree hits West 117th Street retail corridor

  Cincinnati pediatrician’s post promoting childhood vaccinations goes viral and draws heated response

  Medical marijuana sales hit one-year anniversary in Ohio

  Police in Akron, Cleveland and Wickliffe are investigating catalytic converter thefts

  Better Business Bureau warns of post holiday text and email scams

  American Cancer Society reports the largest ever decrease in year-to-year deaths from all cancers

  Cleveland couple saddened after homemade decoration is stolen from son’s grave

  Couple scrambling for reception venue after Rosemont Country Club closes in Fairlawn

  W. 45th Street Shoreway ramp to remain closed until end of January as massive sewer overhaul continues

  The flu is now widespread in Ohio and Cleveland doctors are inundated

  Cleveland extends hours at 8 neighborhood resource and rec centers to keep kids away from trouble

  Unidentified man apologizes to Bedford small business owner for taking model train, hands over $400

  Flu cases spike during the holidays, according to Cuyahoga County Board of Health

  Hackers are gaining control of Ring cameras and frightening children

  Streetsboro police looking for man they say conned local business out of thousands of dollars

  Scammers are targeting Dominion Energy customers who are owed a credit on their gas bill

  Streetsboro man claims he was put on unpaid leave by Walmart because he’s in a wheelchair

  Rocky River waiting out a rise in construction prices before building new police station

  Avon Lake considers improving bike lanes to make cycling safer after devastating accidents

  Police working on possible connection of break-ins among 4 West Side communities

  Severe winds whip through Northeast Ohio, taking down trees and knocking out power

  Funeral set for 11-year-old shot and killed at birthday party in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood

  Community mourns the loss of 11-year-old shot and killed at birthday party in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood

  88-year-old Ohio army vet uses toy soldier to fight off pit bull that was attacking girl

  Multiple cars ransacked in downtown Cleveland parking lot

  Giving up smoking even after a heart attack or stroke can add years to your life

  Ambitious ODOT I-480 bridge project moving along on schedule in Valley View

  North Ridgeville residents seething after ODOT delays Center Ridge Road widening by a year

  Avon Police run down the Home Depot bandit