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

  Ohio unemployment office is stamping out fraudulent claims

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

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

Grocery prices spike due to coronavirus-related production and supply chain issues

University Hospitals and Cleveland biotech company Athersys team up for COVID-19 clinical trial

Calls to poison control centers rise in the face of battling COVID-19

Ohio nurse grappling with her own tragedy heads to NYC to fight spread of COVID-19

Ohio working to streamline unemployment benefits application

  Already working a dangerous job, Ohio police officers try to stay clear of COVID-19

Don’t avoid gardening and yard work, it could help your mental health in Ohio

Do you really need to change your clothes in the garage following a trip to the grocery store?

State Police say 2019 was the 2nd deadliest on Ohio roads in the last decade

Return to sender; it’s a mail mix up as Twinsburg couple gets 55,000 pieces of mail

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

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

Regular or diet pop can lead to circulatory and digestive issues that can be fatal, study says

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

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

House Bill 178 would eliminate the need for a permit to carry a gun in Ohio

Woman charged with murder after leaving newborn in wooded area in Geauga County in 1993

Family dog appears to have foiled baby abduction in Wayne County in Ohio

Ohio gas tax poised to hit your wallet in more ways than one

Proposal to exempt Ohio from daylight saving time introduced by state legislators

  Ohio woman tells police she didn’t stop during high-speed chase because she was on her way to work

Pot for pets may sound crazy but some people swear by the results

  Cleveland boy rescued after failed internet challenge hanging

Buckeye Relief ready for Ohio’s first harvest of medical marijuana

Lorain serial killer confesses to vicious murders in Cleveland and Akron