Sports Announcer - Denis Sweeney

Denis Sweeney stands in the broadcast booth prior to a basketball broadcast from Corning-Painted Post High School.

Sweeney, a resident of Corning, New York, is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. In addition to his bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism degree from Syracuse University, Sweeney also earned his MBA from Binghamton University. He received his associate degree from Corning Community College, where he also played intercollegiate baseball for the Red Barons.
 
If you're located outside of our listening area, or you're unable to listen to any of the games on the radio, or online at www.987gemfm.com, click on the Twitter logo below, which will take you to the Sweeney Enterprises LLC  Twitter page for in-game scores and updates. 

Logo of NEWS TALK 1230 & 1450 WENY
Denis Sweeney preparing to broadcast a college basketball game at Elmira College.

  • Sweeney Enterprises LLC - 2017 Commercial0:30
  • Elmira-Corning Football Highlights 8-31-18.mp30:37
  • Elmira-Horseheads Football Highlights 9-8-18.mp31:39
  • FDR - Corning Football Highlights 9-22-18.mp31:39
  • Corning-Horseheads Football Highlights 9-29-18.mp32:48
  • Union Endicott - Horseheads Football Highlights 10-6-18 .mp30:50
  • Binghamton - Corning Football Highlights 10-19-18 .mp34:01
  • Corning-Elmira Sectional Football Highlights 10-27-18.mp32:15
  • Notre Dame - Edison Boys Basketball Highlights 12-4-18.mp32:37
  • Elmira-Horseheads Boys Basketball Highlights 12-11-18.mp33:11
  • Vestal-Corning Boys Basketball Highlights 12-11-18 .mp33:21
  • Elmira vs. Corning Girls Basketball Highlights 12-27-18.mp33:32
  • Horseheads-Corning Boys Basketball Highlights 1-7-19.mp33:37
  • Elmira-Corning Boys Basketball Highlights 1-17-19.mp33:15
  • Elmira-Horseheads Girls Basketball Highlights 1-26-19.mp32:47
  • Girls & Boys Section 4 Championship Highlights - Bing. vs. Elmira 3-1-19.mp32:37
Logo for GEM 98.7 FM Classic Hits
Denis Sweeney prior to broadcasting a Cornell University Sprint Football Game for the Ivy League Network.
A screenshot of a Twitter tweet featuring a certificate honoring Myles Bankston along with a photograph of Bankston with Denis Sweeney.

Marketing/Public Relations/Video Production

Denis Sweeney preparing to broadcast a women's and men's college basketball game.

Here's highlight package, produced by Cornell Athletics, of Sweeney's Ivy League Network call of the November 3, 2017 Collegiate Sprint Football League game featuring the Big Red of Cornell University and the Eagles of Post University.(Video courtesy of cornellathletics YouTube channel) 

Radio Sports Broadcaster

Since the 2011-2012 high school academic year, Denis Sweeney has served as the voice of high school sports broadcasting on NEWS TALK 1230/1450-AM WENY & GEM 98.7-FM. ​


The Syracuse University graduate from the Newhouse School of Public Communications has extensive experience as a radio sports broadcaster having fulfilled the play-by-play broadcasting duties for several Elmira-Corning, New York area radio stations. Sweeney has called over 390 high school football, basketball, and lacrosse games for several local media, Cornell University Collegiate Spring Football League action for the Ivy League Network, and Elmira College men's and women's college basketball games for the Empire 8 Conference and RLM Sports since he began broadcasting nearly 40 years ago.