Rich Coppola has been a part of FOX61 since March of 1989, working as the station’s Sports Director.
An East Haven, Connecticut native, Rich began his broadcasting career in radio at KC 101 in New Haven. From there, he continued his career working as a field producer for ESPN and then as a sportscaster at the NBC affiliate in Springfield, Mass.
In addition to preparing and delivering nightly sportscasts for the FOX 61 News at 5 pm and 10pm, Rich also anchors The Fox 61 Sports Ticket on Sunday nights.
Rich has been named Connecticut Sportscaster of the Year nine times, most recently in 2018 when the National Sports Media Association bestowed that honor on him. In 1991 and 1997, he won the Associated Press Award for best sportscast.
Rich is a graduate of the University of New Haven in New Haven, Connecticut. Rich and his wife Sue have a daughter.