MetroNews Statewide Sportsline
The state of West Virginia's most recognizable sports voice is in his second decade with West Virginia Radio Corporation.Tony joined the company in 1984 as a news anchor on WAJR in Morgantown, and assumed the role of Sports Director when Metronews was created two years later. He took over as host of the Metronews Statewide Sportsline in 1986. Critically acclaimed for his work, he is a multiple winner of the state's sportscaster of the year. In addition, Tony has broadcast nationally on ESPN, Westwood Radio, and regionally for the Big East and Atlantic Ten television networks. A native of Lockport, New York, and graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, Caridi began working with the Mountaineer Sports Network in 1987 as a television play-by-play announcer and feature reporter. He assumed radio play-by-play duties on MSN in 1997. In addition to his on-air work, Tony oversees the Metronews Internet division and serves as Special Projects Manager for Pikewood Creative.
Tony and his wife Joan have three children, Michael, Andrew, and Matthew.
A Morgantown native and West Virginia University graduate, Greg Hunter has served as a co-host on the MetroNews Statewide Sportsline for over two decades.Greg has covered Mountaineer athletics extensively for 30 years, the last 24 as the editor and publisher of the Blue & Gold News, a weekly magazine devoted to WVU sports. After spending his freshman year at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where he played football for the Titans, Greg, a Morgantown High alum, transferred back to WVU, graduating in 1983 with a degree from the Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism with an emphasis on news editorial. After his graduation from WVU, he spent the next five years working for the Preston County News/Journal, covering both news and sports for those publications. He won a dozen awards from the West Virginia Press Association for his sports stories and columns during that time. In 1988, Greg, along with Bob Bucy, started publishing the Blue & Gold News, which now reaches 4,500 Mountaineer fans who live in every state in America. In addition to his work with the Blue & Gold News, Greg serves as a co-host on the Statewide Sportsline. He also is part of the MetroNews team that provides postgame coverage of Mountaineer football.
Greg and his wife, Lori, who is a teacher in Monongalia County, have one daughter, Madison.