Brian Engle

Looking for the up to date news for the moment, you can catch Brian Engle on WOBL/WDLW throughout the day. Brian is from Hudson, OH and was born in January. Along with being the news anchor, he holds the titles of Program Director and Human Resources. Prior to WOBL/WDLW Brian worked at WTAM station. The 29 years in commercial radio is credited by many hours of being grounded and playing radio during his youth. Two of Brian’s mentors are R.C Bauer (Clear Channel Radio) and Denny Sanders (WDLW). The first concert that Brian went to, was Johnny Cash at Ponderosa Park. Along with Johnny Cash, Buddy Holly, Dwight Yoakom, Dusty Springfield, and The Rolling Stones are Brian’s favorite artists. If Brian would ever get the chance to interview Keith Richards, he will be there ready to go with his notepad and pen. If you don’t catch Brian on the air, good chance you'll catch him on the local golf courses. FORE!

Denise Zarrella

Denise is an Emmy Award-Winning Reporter and Producer who spent nearly two decades at WOIO-TV, covering just about every kind of story you can imagine ... from crime to Car Shows, to presidential visits, to Cleveland Browns Fans ... and a lot of crazy Northeast Ohio weather. She started her television career at Fox Television’s, “America’s Most Wanted,” as a production assistant, eventually shifting her focus to news, working her way up to associate Producer at CNN in Atlanta. She’s made friends in a lot of places having worked as a reporter and anchor at WBBJ, in Jackson, Tennessee, WCIA, in Champaign, Illinois and WBRE/WYOU in Wilkes Barre, Scranton before coming to Cleveland. Denise is also a huge music lover who grew up on Classic Rock and 70’s music. One of her favorite stories was covering the Rolling Stones when they played at the Quicken Loans Arena. She’s a huge fan of the Kool Kat WDLW which is why she is so excited to join the WDLW and WOBL family. Denise lives in Avon Lake with her husband, Tony, whom she met at WOIO. They have two kiddos and a dog named Rosie!

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