About Anthony Gargano
ANTHONY L. GARGANO is a television and radio sports host, correspondent and writer for many mediums.
hosts the Monday-Friday midday show from 10am-3pm on SportsRadio 610-WIP in Philadelphia where he
has been since January 2000.
The show is consistently the among the highest-rated in the market.
also hosts pre-game and post-game shows for the Eagles, the Charlie Manuel Show for the Phillies, as well as special programming for Super Bowl, the NFL Draft, World Series, the NBA and NHL playoffs and the NCAA Tournament.
Anthony is a sports anchor and correspondent at Fox 29-TV in Philly covering all the areas sports and contributing to news and lifestyle as well.
is a guest contributor on ESPN, Comcast SportsNet, NFL Network
and other national and local shows.
A former sportswriter for the New York Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, and AP
specializing in national in-depth features and profiles, Anthony
has also written three books, including NFL Unplugged
: The Brutal, Brilliant World of Professional Football, a reality-based look at a player's life in the NFL due out nationally in September 2010, The Great Philadelphia Fan Book which ranks as the highest-selling local book to date with 77,000 copies sold, and A Sunday Pilgrimage.
Gargano is a senior writer for AOLSports.com and a frequent contributor to several national magazines across the country.
developed and co-wrote the screenplay for a feature film entitled Our Lady of Victory, the story of the 1971 Immaculata Mighty Macs, the first women's national championship basketball team.
develops content for film and television Scripted and non-scripted programming.
An English major at Temple University
career as a sportswriter covering prep sports at The Burlington County Times
He then moved to Chicago in 1991 where he covered the Bulls and Bears for AP and for the Hammond Times (Ind) before taking a position as a baseball beat writer with the New York Post in spring of 1994, covering the Mets for two seasons.
When The New York Post
began publishing a Sunday edition, he
moved into 3,500 word features, special projects and national events coverage, averaging 225 nights on the road a year.
In 1999, Gargano
moved to the Philadelphia Inquirer
for a similar post.
resides in Philadelphia with his
wife Tamara and their son Anthony-affectionately known as Lil' Ant.