Brian Kenny joined ESPN in 1997. He was named anchor of the 6 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter in August 2006. Kenny is the host of "The Brian Kenny Show" from 8 to 10 p.m. ET on ESPN Radio. He also hosts ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights" and ESPN Classic's "Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame," and he co-hosts that network's "Classic Ringside." Kenny has served as an ESPN anchor for Baseball Tonight and earned a Sports Emmy in 2003. Kenny was named 2004 Media Personality of the Year by Sports Illustrated and was the 2005 recipient of the Sam Taub Award for excellence in boxing broadcasting from the Boxing Writers Association of America. Before joining ESPN, he was sports director at WTZA-TV in Kingston, N.Y., for 11 years, during which he won 11 New York State Broadcasters Association awards, and five Associated Press awards for journalistic excellence.