Brian Kenny

Brian Kenny


Brian Kenny (born October 18, 1963) is a studio host for MLB Network. He previously worked for ESPN, where he most recently anchored the 6 p.m. edition of SportsCenter for ESPN, served as the host of ESPN2's Friday Night Fights, and had his own show on ESPN Radio named The Brian Kenny Show.

Kenny has a BFA from New York Institute of Technology and also attended St. John's University (New York City). He got his start as a journalist at Long Island News Tonight at NY Tech.

Before working for ESPN, he worked for WTZA in Kingston, New York.

Brian won a National Sports Emmy for Baseball Tonight in 2003, was named Sports Illustrated's Media Personality of the Year in 2004, and received the 2005 Sam Taub Award as the Boxing Writers Association's "Boxing Broadcaster of the Year". He also received ESPN's "Volunteer of the Year" award in 2007.

Kenny is married to the former Nicole Jacqueline Desy. They have 5 children. Their oldest daughter, Alexandra, is a ballerina with the Columbia City Ballet in Columbia, South Carolina.


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