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Joe Ritzo

Joe Ritzo, Director of Broadcasting


Joe Ritzo is in his 12th 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 served as the club's Director of Broadcasting since 2010. Joe is also in his second year as broadcaster of San Francisco Giants spring training games on in addition to serving as a play-by-play voice for Santa Clara Women's Basketball. 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 2018 season having called over 1,700 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.