MATT UNDERWOOD enters his seventh season as a member of the Tribe radio broadcast team. Matt has spent 12 seasons, from 1994-2005, as host of Indians Warm-up, the pre-game show heard on the Cleveland Indians Radio Network. He has also hosted the TV pre-game show for Indians baseball the past nine seasons.
Matt spent 16 years in various capacities with local ABC affiliate WEWS-TV5. He continued that relationship for six years in a part-time role after joining the Tribe radio broadcast team for the 2000 season. He served as the station?s sports director from 1997-2000. In addition to anchoring the 6 pm and 11 pm sports, he also hosted the weekly half-hour show, Sports Sunday. Underwood also co-hosted a daily talk show on SportsRadio WKNR (1993-94).
The Ashland, OH native graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College in 1990. Matt currently resides in Avon Lake with his wife, Shelley. They have two children, Max and Devan.