Co-Host on Pardon the Interruption
7/13/1948, Long Island, New York, USA
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Tony Kornheiser joined ESPN Radio in November 1997 as host of the Tony Kornheiser Show, which premiered January 5, 1998. Previously, his show aired exclusively on WTEM-AM in Washington, D.C. since 1992. Kornheiser also co-host of the popular Parton the Interruption (PTI) show, which debuted on ESPN September 22, 2001. Kornheiser is also a columist for the Washington Post, which he joined in 1979. He has been a sports columnist there since 1984. Kornheiser has authored three books: Pumping Irony, Bold as I Wanna Be, and Back for More Cash. He has also written for Newsday and the New York Times. Kornheiser graduated from Harpur College in upstate New York (now SUNY-Binghamton) in 1970. He is married and has two children.moreless
Anthony Irwin Kornheiser
Long Island, New York, USA
Anthony Irwin Kornheiser, Anthony Kornheiser
- Trivia & Quotes
(how he would end his radio show) Tony Kornheiser: If you're out on your bike tonight, do wear white
He was suspended from the ESPN show Pardon the Interruption for two weeks in February 2010, following "degrading" remarks he made about SportsCenter anchor Hannah Storm's wardrobe.
Tony attended Camp Keeyumah, a summer camp, where one of the counselors was famed NBA coach Larry Brown. The two have remained friends.
Tony attended Hewlett High School.
Tony named his son Michael after The Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger. He also often jokes that he wanted to name his son Budweiser Kornheiser.
Tony authored the book The Baby Chase.