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ESPN’s Ryen Russillo Arrested For Drunkenly Trespassing Into A Condo He Thought Was His

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Ryen Russillo, born August 5, 1975, is an American sports journalist and radio host currently for ESPN. He is currently host of the nationally syndicated “The Ryen Russillo Show”

Since 2009, Russillo has been a host or co-host of the afternoon show on ESPN Radio. The program is currently known as The Ryen Russillo Show. From 2009 until 2015, Russillo co-hosted with Scott Van Pelt on what was originally titled The Scott Van Pelt Show and later became SVP & Russillo. The show was also briefly known as The Russillo Show following Van Pelt’s departure but before Kanell joined.

During the time that Danny Kanell was with the show, from 2015-2017, it was known as Russillo and Kanell.


Ryen Russillo Net Worth 2017: How Much Is ESPN Host Worth Right Now?

Approximately $2 Million


1997-2008

Russillo, a native of West Tisbury, Massachusetts, graduated from the University of Vermont in 1997. He was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and also interned at WCAX in Burlington. He was a play-by-play man for the Trenton Thunder for six months before the team relocated.

Russillo hosted The Die Hards from 2003 to 2005 with co-hosts Anthony Pepe, John Anik, Kevin Winter, and Mike Winn while working for the Sporting News Radio affiliate WWZ in Boston.

Russillo did pre-game and post-game commentary for the New England Patriots on WBCN.


2008-Present

Starting in 2008, Russillo began hosting NBA Sunday, The Baseball Show, and ESPN Radio College GameDay on ESPN Radio. He was also a regular host for GameNight and a fill-in host for The Doug Gottlieb Show and All Night with Jason Smith.

Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch named him Best Radio Voice of 2007 for his work on ESPN Radio, praising Russillo’s “reasoned approach and knowledge across sports.”

Russillo appeared regularly on several shows on Comcast Sportsnet New England, including New England Sports Tonight with Gary Tanguay and Greg Dickerson, and is also a studio analyst for the Boston Celtics’ television coverage. During the NBA season, Russillo was the host of ESPN’s The NBA Today podcast, the network’s #2 most downloaded podcast series.

Since 2009, Russillo has been a host or co-host of the afternoon show on ESPN Radio. The program is currently known as The Ryen Russillo Show. From 2009 until 2015, Russillo co-hosted with Scott Van Pelt on what was originally titled The Scott Van Pelt Show and later became SVP & Russillo. The show was also briefly known as The Russillo Show following Van Pelt’s departure but before Kanell joined.

During the time that Danny Kanell was with the show, from 2015-2017, it was known as Russillo and Kanell.

He is currently the host of the nationally syndicated “The Ryen Russillo Show.”

On Wednesday, August 23, Russillo was arrested in Wyoming for criminal entry ― a misdemeanor similar to trespassing.

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