Ryen Russillo was named co-host of ESPN Radio’s Scott Van Pelt Show (2-4 p.m. ET M-F) in May, 2009. Russillo is also host of the network’s College GameDay (noon-7 p.m. Saturdays throughout the football season).
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.
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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