Tony Caridi is a children’s book author and radio play-by-play 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 is 6 ft 2 in/1.88m tall.
Tony Caridi Family
Tony is a resident of Lockport, New York, in the United States. Despite the fact that he is a well-known sportscaster due to the nature of his employment, he has been exceedingly private about his personal life, including the identity of his parents and the existence of any siblings. As a result, his childhood is a mystery.
Tony Caridi Wife
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 proceeded 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 approximated net worth is $3 million.
Tony Caridi Career
Tony serves as a radio play-by-play announcer for WVU (West Virginia University) on Mountaineer Sports Network. He did, however, join WVU as a television play-by-play announcer and feature reporter in 1987.
Furthermore, 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 City. As a replacement for Jack Fleming, he began working as a radio play-by-play announcer for WVU in 1997.
Tony has been behind the microphone for some of West Virginia’s biggest successes, including 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 2012 Orange Bowl.
He is the host of Sportsline on the West Virginia Radio Corporation’s MetroNews Radio Network. Tony also worked for WAJR-AM in Morgantown before joining the radio station in 1986 as a sports director for two years. He has also served as an announcer for Westwood One Radio Network on college football’s game of the week.
Tony has also aired nationwide on ESPN, Westwood Radio, and the Atlantic Ten and Big East television networks during his radio career. Furthermore, he has received honors such as West Virginia Sportscaster of the Year and Best Network Play-By-Play 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, in 2020, he released a children’s book titled Where, Oh Where, Oh Where, Could We Go? Traveling the high and low roads of West Virginia. Furthermore, the book provides young readers as young as three years old with a deeper understanding of the prominent destinations in West Virginia. Furthermore, Tony’s book includes a search task for children to find the locations of West Virginia on each page.
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