List of Cleveland Browns broadcasters

As of 2013, The Browns flagship radio stations are WKNR AM 850, WKRK-FM 92.3, and WNCX FM 98.5. Games are covered on-site by play-by-play announcer Jim Donovan and color commentator Doug Dieken, a former Browns offensive tackle.[1]

WEWS channel 5 is the preseason TV home of the Browns, with ESPN announcer Mike Patrick (play by play), former NFL player/current CBS analyst Solomon Wilcots, and WEWS news director/WKRK midday host Andy Baskin (pregame/halftime host; sideline reporter) comprise the broadcast team.[2]

Radio announcers

The following tables list sportscasters who have covered the Browns over the radio, split by play-by-play commentary and color commentary.[3]

Year(s) Play-by-play Color commentary
194651 Bob Neal
195560 Bill McColgan Jim Graner
196162 Gib Shanley
196374 Gib Shanley Jim Graner
197584 Gib Shanley Jim Mueller
198593 Nev Chandler Jim Mueller, Doug Dieken
199495 Casey Coleman Doug Dieken
199698 n/a (franchise inactive)
1999present Jim Donovan Doug Dieken

Preseason TV announcers

Year(s) Play-by-play Color commentary
2015present Andy Baskin Solomon Wilcots


  1. Reed, Tom (March 27, 2013). "Cleveland Browns will have new radio homes for next season, say sources". The Plain Dealer at Cleveland Live LLC. Retrieved March 27, 2013.
  2. Browns preseason schedule - Cleveland
  3. "The voices of Browns games past". The Plain Dealer. The Plain Dealer Publishing Co. November 10, 2002. p. J6 - Sunday Arts.
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