Tony Ortiz started at WXYT in 1986 working as an intern from Specs Howard School of Broadcasting. After landing a position with the station, the Detroit native and Cooley High graduate, worked as a producer for Spartan basketball and football. Ortiz moved to WWJ Newsradio 950 in 1991 and went on to produce Detroit Lions football. Three years later Ortiz left Detroit to pursue work in Houston at KTRH. As a reporter and talk show host Ortiz covered everything from college football to gymnastics, including 2 NBA championship runs with the Houston Rockets. In 1999 Ortiz left KTRH to join Houston’s all sports station KILT.
Ortiz returned home to Detroit in 2001 and re-joined WWJ/WXYT. He is currently the morning drive sports anchor for WWJ Newsradio 950 and the Lions Beat Reporter and Sideline Reporter on 97.1 FM The Ticket.
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“I’ve never seen fans like here in Detroit, very loyal fans — win or lose they are behind you. (I’m) excited to be part of that,” Stephen Tulloch said.
Allen Park — Lions safety Louis Delmas was asked what it means to be 6-2 halfway through the season.
Lions’ Head Coach Jim Schwartz, appearing on today’s Karsch and Anderson show, answering a question about the struggles the offensive line.