Joe Ritzo, Director of Broadcasting
Joe Ritzo is in his 11th season as the "Voice of the San Jose Giants." Joe began with the Giants while a college freshman in 2003 broadcasting select home games before moving into a full-time role prior to the 2007 season. He has also served as the club's Director of Broadcasting since 2010. Joe has previous broadcast experience calling games for Stanford University baseball, Santa Clara University soccer and women's volleyball as well as local college and high school basketball. Beginning this year, he also broadcasts the play-by-play of San Francisco Giants spring training games on sfgiants.com. A native of Palo Alto, Joe holds a BA in Communications from Santa Clara University.
As Director of Broadcasting, Joe is the radio play-by-play voice and hosts the pregame and postgame shows of Giants games. He also broadcasts the play-by-play of all San Jose Giants television games on Comcast Hometown Network and co-hosts the Inside the San Jose Giants podcast. He enters the 2017 season having called over 1,500 San Jose Giants games. In addition to his work behind the microphone, Joe writes the popular San Jose Giants blog and supports digital content across the website and social media.