Brad Franko


Brad came to News 2 in August 2001 as the weekend sports anchor, and moved to the news desk as anchor of News 2 Today in August of 2004.

Cleveland born and raised, he is the second of four boys. Brad’s father, brother, and uncle are firefighters in his hometown of Broadview Heights.

Brad was a kicker for the 1997 University of Findlay National Championship football team. He graduated with a degree in broadcasting from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio.

Though his sports broadcasting days are behind him, he loves being a fan again. Brad also serves as a volunteer assistant wrestling coach at Wando High School

Brad and his wife Carrie have a son, Lochlann, and make their home in Charleston.

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