Television Play-by-Play Announcer
One of the most recognizable sports personalities in the Bay Area, Bob Fitzgerald is currently in his 19th season as television play-by-play announcer for the Warriors. In addition to announcing 71 Warriors games on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Fitzgerald will also continue to maintain an active role on the “Warriors Weekly Roundtable” and postgame radio shows throughout the basketball season. Since his arrival, the Warriors broadcast team has received 12 nominations and won two Emmys for "Best Live Sports Broadcast,” the initial two for the organization. Fitzgerald has previously received five Emmy nominations for "Best On-Camera" and was awarded the Emmy for “Best On-Camera, Play-by-Play Sports” for Northern California in 2007 and 2014.
Fitzgerald is well known throughout the Bay Area sports scene. Currently a co-host of the popular “Fitz and Brooks” show from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. on KNBR 680, Bob has 21 years of talk show service on the Warriors flagship station. He joined the Warriors organization in 1993 as a backup play-by-play broadcaster on the Warriors radio network and was a substitute host of the Warriors Roundtable television programs. For the last 20 years, Fitzgerald has been the television and radio voice for the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League and spent six years as the play-by-play voice for ESPN’s NBA Basketball video game series. Fitz also wrote a column for the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers for seven years and currently handles San Francisco 49ers pre-season broadcasts.
On a national basis, Fitzgerald currently calls NFL and college football games for Sports USA Radio. Additional credits include NBC’s 2012 London Summer Olympics (Men's and Women's Basketball), 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics (Water Polo), 2004 Athens Summer Olympics (Team USA Men’s and Women’s Basketball), the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics (Swimming) as well as network television NFL broadcasts. He also called the NBA Development League Finals series for Versus in 2010.
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Fitzgerald also received his Masters Degree in Sports Management from The Ohio State University. While at Notre Dame, he worked as a play-by-play broadcaster for Fighting Irish football and basketball on campus radio station WVFI.
An avid golfer, Bob and his wife, Carol, live on the Peninsula with their three children, Erin, Ryan and Quinn.