Host,The Russillo Show (ESPN)
Ryen Russillo hosts the weekly The Russillo Show podcast, which debuted in January 2018. He appears on select ESPN studio shows including SportsCenter, The Jump and Get Up!. He also guests on ESPN Radio talk shows.
Russillo was the host of The Russillo Show on ESPN Radio until December 2017. Before that, he was the co-host of Russillo & Kanell on ESPN Radio and simulcast on ESPNEWS, alongside co-host Danny Kanell. The show debuted August 31, 2015.
Previously, Russillo was the co-host of ESPN Radio’s Scott Van Pelt Show (2-4 p.m. ET M-F), which launched in July 2009. The show was re-named SVP & Russillo in October 2012.
Russillo joined ESPN Radio in February 2006, and has hosted NBA Sunday with Jamal Mashburn, The Baseball Show with Steve Phillips, and the NFL Draft. He has also filled in on talk shows including Tirico and Van Pelt, The Herd (simulcast on ESPNU), and the Doug Gottlieb Show. Russillo was also host of the network’s College GameDay.
Prior to joining ESPN, Russillo was a sports voice in Boston, Mass. where he was a CSN studio host and NBA analyst, and a Sporting News Radio host. Previously, he was play-by-play voice of the Trenton (N.J.) Thunder, the Boston Red Sox Double A team.
Russillo, a native of West Tisbury, Mass., is a 1997 graduate of the University of Vermont.
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