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Tony Bruno Wiki
Tony Bruno is an American journalist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania currently working as a sports talk radio personality, having worked for national American sports broadcasters including ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Premiere and Sporting News Radio.Tony Bruno
Tony Bruno Biography
Bruno is a graduate from St. John Neumann High School then from Temple University. He is a South Philadelphia native. He has one older sister and one younger sister.
WCAU, KFI, and WIP
His first talk show was on WCAU in Philadelphia as the morning host. In 1991, when WCAU abandoned talk, Bruno moved to Sports Talk as a co-host of WIP’s Morning Guys show with Angelo Cataldi and Al Morganti. Later in 1992, he joined ESPN’s new radio network as one of the first hosts. Bruno remained at the network until 2000. He stated on air in 1996 he would walk from Bristol, CT to Syracuse, NY if the Orangemen beat Kansas in that year’s NCAA Basketball Tournament – which they did by a score of 60-56. He has yet to make that walk.
Fox Sports Radio
Bruno moved to Los Angeles in 2000, launching the Fox Sports Radio network. Once again, he played the role of a pioneering host for an up-and-coming sports radio network. He hosted #1 Rated The Tony Bruno Extravaganza morning program with Andrew Siciliano. During this time, Bruno was frequently a guest host on Fox Sports Network’s The Best Damn Sports Show Period.
Before heading west to California, Bruno hosted a morning show on 620 WDAE in Tampa. He would eventually be unable to come to a contract renewal agreement with Fox. Bruno left radio for 9 months to tour the world and entertain offers.
Sporting News Radio and KNBR
He signed with Sporting News Radio in 2006. The Tony Bruno Show appeared on Sporting News Radio and on XM Satellite Radio weekdays. He hosted there from 2006 to 2008, in the same morning show time slot. Bruno was carried on XM Sports Nation for most of the show’s run on Sporting News. He also did a daily half-hour with Gary Radnich on the Gary Radnich Show on KNBR in San Francisco.
It was announced in January 2008 that Bruno’s show on Sporting News Radio had been cancelled, though KNBR hoped to have him continue working with Radnich. He did return to working with Radnich, until August 1, 2011 when Radnich announced KNBR management has decided to drop the half-hour segment with Bruno after 16 years.
New show and return to Fox Sports Radio
Bruno got a new show on September 29, 2008 called Into The Night with Tony Bruno which featured his Executive Producer Tim Cates and introduced Robin Austin. It first aired live on the West Coast from 7 to 10pm on am 570 KLAC, the top ranked Sports station in Los Angeles. After one month exclusively on KLAC, it was syndicated around the country on November 3. Bruno aired the show from various major sporting events.
Premiere Radio Networks announced on July 30, 2009, it had partnered with The Content Factory to distribute Bruno’s show across the Fox Sports Radio network beginning August 10. Bruno left in September 2011 after his contract was not renewed.
Return to Philadelphia
Bruno, paired with Harry Mayes on January 18, 2010, returned to a daily show from noon to 2 PM on ESPN. Bruno left the station on June 26, 2014, after a new contract could not be agreed upon.
Bruno debuted the “Tony Bruno Show” podcast on October 13, 2014. He has made a number of remote broadcasts of the podcast, including from Radio Row at Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, AZ. He announced on January 30, 2015 his return to WIP in Philadelphia, which quickly became the number one station in the area. Bruno retired from radio in July 2015 but still continues his live podcast every Wednesday night
Tony Bruno Madden NFL
Bruno is the host of EA Sports Radio, a show that has appeared on the 2005, 2006 and 2007 versions of the Madden NFL video game. The show has Bruno listing statistics and accomplishments from the previous “week” of play. Additionally he “interviews” players and coaches, takes calls from listeners and even asks trivia questions.
On August 26, 2018, within an hour of a mass shooting at a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, Bruno tweeted the following in response to CNNs reporting: “I’m hearing Madden 19 sucks, but this is a bit much”. He apologized soon after, stating that he would “never make light of such a tragedy.
Tony Bruno Age
Anthony Joseph Bruno was born on June 13, 1952 inPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Tony Bruno Wife
Bruno was married to Robin Austin but divorced due to irreconcilable issues between the two. Together they had three grown children, Anthony, Chris and Deanna.
Tony Bruno Net Worth
Bruno has a net worth of $700,000 U.S. dollars. The amount of salary he receives annually is not known.