Bruce Hooley's combination of experience and achievement is rare among Ohio sports journalists.
An award-winning reporter at The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, Bruce transitioned into radio and television in 2005 and has since become a recognizable and credible voice on issues that matter most to Ohio sports fans.
Bruce was a top-rated sports talk host in Columbus on 97.1 The Fan from 2005-2010, hosting afternoon drive and leading in market share not just among the coveted male 25-54 demographic, but also among adults in that category.
In 2010, Bruce accepted an offer to host afternoon drive on ESPN 850 WKNR and be a lead columnist on ESPNCleveland.com.
He combined that role in 2014 with hosting his own state-wide sports commentary show, #Hooley, on Spectrum Cable Sports Channel (311/1311 HD).
Bruce has authored two books on Ohio State athletics and is also the co-author of, Thats Why I'm Here: The Chris and Stephanie Spielman Story.
My Tribute To Dad
On one of the many occasions over the years when my father found himself in the hospital for a medical procedure of some sort, a young, unsuspecting nursing student was dispatched to his bedside to record his medical history before surgery. After 10 minutes or so of recording all sorts of accidents and maladies that had come my dad's way, she began to become both a little...