The SFBN Rhode Island Staff



Ron Robert

Host of the Rhody Sports Show and Rhody Take-Out Report.

Sports Coach and Restauranteur for over 25 years. Hosted Rhody Sports Report on 89.9FM before creating SFBN Rhode Island.


Content Producer & Website Supervisor

Mason Belcher

Currently studying Film/Media & Communications at The University of Rhode Island. Broadcast intern for URI Women's Basketball on Cox Sports.


Website Supervisor

Jorin Gerveni

Studying Sports Management & Coaching at Drexel University. Jorin has parlayed his love of sports and being unable to pursue a professional career into working behind the scenes of sports.


Writer & Show Host

Zak Drapeau

Host of MMA Complete and a writer.

Communications major at The University of Rhode Island.


Show Host

Ruth Caguias

Host of The Tom Gronkowski Show.

Known well by her nickname Ruth The Truth. She has spent time with Sports Talk Florida, Bucs Media, Set the Sails and The Sports Arena. Ruth is a co-host on The Martin Gramatica Show for ZLive TV.


Show Host

Ron Kaplan

Host of New England Restaurant Expose.

A 25 year veteran of the food business, Ron brings his expertise and relationships in the restaurant industry to bringing you a unique look inside the kitchens of the region. Named the 2019 Merchandiser of the Year by Sysco.



Fago Franklin

Beat writer for numerous MLB and NFL teams. Has covered Super Bowls 52-54 in his eight years as a sports journalist.


Show Host

Coach J. Morgan

Host of the Tom Gronkowski Show. Coach J is an offensive and defensive line coach for Celebration High School, Atlantic High School, Jordan Christian Prep, Lakeland  Eagles, and Perry Township!


Writer, Show Host & Broadcaster

Matthew Jolles

Host of And That's The Game and Sports World Weekly along with being a writer and the lead talent for live game broadcasts.

Graduate of Drexel University, Matt has worked with ESPN, FIFA and US Squash in his over 20 years in the sports industry.


Content Producer (Video & Media) & Social Media Coordinator

Julianne Reardon

A native of Duxbury, MA, Julianne is a current major of English and Film at The University of Rhode Island. She is pursuing a career in live television and film direction.


Producer, Writer & Show Host

Nick LeBlanc

Host of Title Town Throwdown along with writing articles on Boston sports.

Graduate of Dean College. Producer for Holy Cross Athletics and Board Operator at WEEI Sports Radio.


Show Host

Laura Cruso

Co-host of Play Like a Girl with Gianna Cambria.

Senior at The University of Rhode Island. Sports Media & Communication Minor in Kinesiology.

Sports Liaison for Anchor Sports News Club at URI.


Writer & Show Host

Gianna Cambria

A junior double major at The University of Rhode Island in Communications and Film Media, Gianna is kick-starting her career in Production/Broadcast Media with SFBNRI. She is the co-host of Play Like A Girl with SFBNRI colleague Laura Cruso.


Writer & Show Host

Chris Hetu

Communications and Film Media major at The University of Rhode Island. Hosted First Things Last on Anchor Sports Network.



Chris Carbone Jr.

Senior at Cranston High School West, in Cranston West, Rhode Island. Local high school writer and Dean College Lacrosse commit, majoring in Sports Broadcasting. 


Show Host & Logo Designer

Matthew Marocco

Co-Host of the Now We Talkin, Matt is a sports fanatic. Born in Cranston, Rhode Island, Matt played high school and collegiate basketball, earning many awards and scoring titles, while traveling the world gaining unique insight on being an RI athlete and making it to the next level. Co-owners of Elmwood Sports Center, a family supporting goods store that has been the hub of RI Athletics for over 60 years.

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