Tony Caridi is a children’s book author and play-by-play radio announcer for West Virginia University’s Mountaineer Sports Network. He also serves as the host of MetroNews Sportsline.
Tony Caridi Age
Tony Caridi was born in Lockport, New York in the United States on September 8, 1962. He is 59 years old.
Tony Caridi Height
Tom stands at an average height of 6 feet 2 inches/Height 1.88m.
Tony Caridi Family
Tony is a resident of Lockport, New York, in the United States. Despite being a well-known sportscaster due to the nature of his job, he is extremely private about his personal life, including the identity of his parents and having siblings. As a result, his childhood is a mystery.
Husband Tony Caridi
Tony Supinski is happily married to Joan Supinski. Tony and his wife also have three boys, Michael, Matthew and Andrew. In addition, the couple raised all three of their children in Morgantown.
Tony Caridi Education
Tony graduated from Lockport High School in Lockport, New York in 1980. During his freshman and sophomore years, he attended the State University of New York at Geneseo. Tony interned at WKBW-TV in Buffalo, an ABC station, while attending State University, and realized he needed a challenge. As a result, he went to Syracuse University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 1984.
Tony Caridi Salary
Tony receives an annual salary of $120,000.
Tony Caridi Net worth
Tony’s approximate net worth is $3 million.
Tony Caridi career
Tony serves as the radio play-by-play announcer for WVU (West Virginia University) on the Mountaineer Sports Network. However, he joined WVU as a television play-by-play announcer and feature reporter in 1987.
Additionally, his first WVU basketball game was in February 1988 when the Mountaineers lost to the Rhode Island Rams at Madison Square Garden in New York. Replacing Jack Fleming, he began working as the radio play-by-play announcer for WVU in 1997.
Tony was behind the microphone for some of West Virginia’s biggest successes, including the Bowl Championship Series victory over the Oklahoma Sooners in the 2008 Fiesta Bowl, the Georgia Bulldogs in the 2006 Sugar Bowl and the Clemson Tigers in the Orange Bowl in 2012.
He is the host of Sportsline on West Virginia Radio Corporation’s MetroNews radio network. Tony also worked for WAJR-AM in Morgantown before joining the radio station in 1986 as sports director for two years. He has also served as the announcer for the Westwood One Radio Network’s college football game of the week.
Tony has also been broadcast nationally on ESPN, Westwood Radio, and the Atlantic Ten and Big East television networks during his radio career. In addition, it has received honors such as West Virginia Sports Program of the Year and Best Play-By-Play Network for Mountaineer football from the WV Broadcasters Association.
He is not only a radio play-by-play announcer, but also a children’s book author. In addition, 2020 saw the release of a children’s book titled Where, Oh Where, Oh Where, Could We Go? Traveling the high and low roads of West Virginia. Additionally, the book provides young readers as young as three with a deeper understanding of prominent destinations in West Virginia. Additionally, Tony’s book includes a search activity for children to find the locations of West Virginia on each page.
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