A native Pittsburgher, Zangrilli began his broadcasting career while a sophomore at Keystone Oaks High School for the MSA Sports Network before moving on to obtain his degree from Clarion University. While at Clarion, Dan broadcast Golden Eagles football and basketball and also woke up to do mornings at WCUC-FM.
Zangrilli also spent five years (2006-2010) as a minor league play-by-play broadcaster and Communications Director for the State College Spikes and the Altoona Curve.
Zangrilli joined CBS Radio-Pittsburgh in 2007 as a sports update anchor at NewsRadio 1020 KDKA and still serves the same capacity at The Fan. In 2012, Dan added to his duties as co-host of the Pirates pre-game and post-game shows.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — For a long time, he certainly wasn’t the most well-received pro sports executive in town, but the patience of Bob Nutting seems to be paying off in his team’s surprisingly successful 2013 season.
Pirates Catcher Russell Martin got the day off in the series finale against the Miami Marlins, but when his name was called to pinch hit late in a tied game, he came up clutch as the Pirates completed the three game sweep.
The Pirates 14th overall selection in the 2013 MLB Draft, High School Catcher Reese McGuire joined the Pirates pregame show with Dan Zangrilli and Vinnie Richichi to talk about what it felt like getting taken so high in the draft.