Joe Ritzo, Director of Broadcasting
Joe is in his fourth season as Director of Broadcasting and his seventh year as the "Voice of the San Jose Giants." Prior to joining the front office on a full-time basis in 2007, Joe spent four seasons broadcasting San Jose Giants home games in addition to working on the Stanford University baseball broadcast team. He also has broadcast experience with the Santa Clara University Soccer and Women's Volleyball programs. Joe spent eight years with the Stanford Athletic Department at baseball games in a number of capacities, including public address announcer and media relations assistant. 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 on sjgiants.com. He also broadcasts the play-by-play of all San Jose Giants television games on Comcast Hometown Network. In addition to his work behind the microphone, Joe handles various baseball operations duties including writing all game recaps, daily game notes and updating the team website.