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Tony Cornish, Jr.

Sports Director

Tony’s excitement for Tri-State sports can be heard in his voice every night when he’s on the air.

Tony is an award-winning sports journalist. The University of Central Florida product was honored by the Alabama Broadcasters Association as the 2017 Sports Anchor of the Year. He was also honored by the Alabama Associated Press as Sports Anchor of the Year in 2016.

Tony has primarily covered the SEC, ACC, MEAC, Ivy League, NFL, NBA and MLB throughout his broadcasting career. He’s covered multiple Super Bowls, BCS/CFP National Championship Games, World Series, NCAA Final Four match-up’s, and The Masters during career stops in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, and The NY/NJ/Philadelphia area.

Tony joined the WGEM Sports Team in 2018. He was recently honored by the Iowa Broadcast Newscast Association as “Best Television Play-By-Play Announcer.” He was also recognized in June by the Illinois Broadcasters Association as “Best TV Sportscaster!”

The highly sought after Motivational and Keynote Speaker has been heavily involved in various local community initiatives, youth empowerment seminars, and various sports clinics/forums, throughout his radio and television broadcasting career.

Mr. Cornish has also volunteered countless hours helping to raise much needed funds for national and local charities across the country.


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