Daryl Ruiter

darylruiter 300 Daryl RuiterCleveland Browns beat writer and member of the Pro Football Writers of America

Daryl Ruiter’s professional career began in 1997 as an intern with WJW Fox-8 television and WTAM 1100-AM in Cleveland.

Over the past 17 years, Ruiter has covered major sporting events including the Cleveland Browns, Indians, Cavaliers, American League Division Series, American League Championship Series, NBA Playoffs, NBA Finals, NFL Scouting Combine, NCAA Men’s basketball tournament and the NCAA Women’s Final Four.

Ruiter joined WKRK-FM Sports Radio 92.3 The Fan in Aug. 2011 as the station’s Browns beat reporter and web editor. In 2012, Ruiter was accepted as a member of the Professional Football Writers of America.

Ruiter, who grew up in northeast Ohio, spent 12 years with Metro Networks as a sports anchor and reporter. Ruiter also worked for WKNR where he served in a variety of capacities including as the Browns beat reporter, update anchor and a producer.

Ruiter departed WKNR in September of 2010 for the Digital Sports Network, which was partnered with Cleveland.com, where he assumed the role of assistant program director, show host and reporter before joining 92.3 The Fan.

In addition to a stint with MLB.com Radio during the 2006 and 2007 seasons as an AL Central Division correspondent, Ruiter also does free-lance field reporting work for NFL Radio on Sirius/XM.

Ruiter’s hobbies include movie and bobble head collecting, model building and train watching. Daryl lives in and maintains a home in Cleveland, Ohio.

Fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate during a game against the New York Knicks on October 30, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. / Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Cavs Fans Welcome LeBron James Home In Rousing Fashion

The Q was filled to capacity long before tip off and the official introduction and return of LeBron James to Cleveland and the Cavaliers.

92.3 The Fan–4 hours ago

Cornerback of the Cleveland Browns Joe Haden, his wife Sarah Mahmoodshahi, and quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Cleveland Browns attend a game between the New York Knicks and Cleveland Cavaliers on October 30, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. / Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Browns Celebrate The Return Of LeBron James, Hope To Join Cavaliers And Become NFL Contenders

The return of James after 4 years in Miami has re-energized not just the Cavaliers but the entire city of Cleveland, which has not gone unnoticed in the Browns locker room.

92.3 The Fan–11 hours ago

Tight end Jordan Cameron #84 of the Cleveland Browns sits on the field after taking a hard hit during the first half against the Oakland Raiders at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. Cameron left the game after the play. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns Prepared If TE Jordan Cameron Is Not Available Sunday

The Cleveland Browns are preparing not to have Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Cameron available Sunday against Tampa Bay.

92.3 The Fan–10/29/2014

Johnny Manziel of the Cleveland Browns / (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Mike Pettine: Can Sense Frustration From Johnny Manziel As He Continues To Sit

Deep down, Manziel wants to play. He feels he should play and on Wednesday, Browns head coach Mike Pettine acknowledged the rookie’s frustration.

92.3 The Fan–10/29/2014

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt yells out instructions to his team during practice. / (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Coach David Blatt: Expecting A Cavs Title Is Unfair To Rest Of NBA

Many national publications aren’t predicting a title for the Cavaliers, they’re expecting it which doesn’t seem right to first year head coach David Blatt.

92.3 The Fan–10/28/2014

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love. / (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Cavs F Kevin Love Leaves Practice After Taking Shot To Ribs

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was hit in the ribs during Tuesday’s practice and was taken out of the workout as precaution.

92.3 The Fan–10/28/2014

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine discussed the Browns 23-13 win over the Oakland Raiders Monday. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Mike Pettine, Browns Looking For Wins Not Style Points

If you listen to some fans and even media, you’d think the Browns actually lost Sunday to the Oakland Raiders instead of winning 23-13. Sure it wasn’t pretty but winning in the NFL rarely is.

92.3 The Fan–10/27/2014

Cleveland Browns defensive lineman John Hughes. / (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns Place DL John Hughes On IR Designated To Return

The Cleveland Browns placed defensive end John Hughes on the reserve/injured; designated for return list and claimed tight end Ryan Taylor off waivers from Baltimore.

92.3 The Fan–10/27/2014

Tight end Jordan Cameron #84 of the Cleveland Browns sits on the field after taking a hard hit during the first half against the Oakland Raiders at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. Cameron left the game after the play. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns Lose TE Jordan Cameron To Concussion In Win Over Oakland

Tight end Jordan Cameron sustained a concussion during the second quarter of Sunday’s 23-13 win over the Oakland Raiders.

92.3 The Fan–10/26/2014

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Donte Whitner Wakes Up Browns With Big Hit In Sunday’s 23-13 Win Over The Raiders

Donte Whitner delivered one of his patented big hits Sunday late in the third quarter which woke the Browns from their slumber as they moved to 4-3 on the season with a 23-13 win over the hapless Oakland Raiders.

92.3 The Fan–10/26/2014

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