Ahmed Fareed

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Ahmed Fareed
Nationality American
Education S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Occupation Sportscaster
Employer Comcast SportsNet Bay Area

Ahmed Fareed is a studio host and reporter for American TV channel Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.

Early life[edit]

Fareed is a native of Sparta, Michigan, where he played quarterback for the Spartans. He is a graduate of Syracuse University S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Ahmed was known for his Rec-spec glasses and easy to block jump shot. His earliest attempts at broadcasting involved taping Sportscenter clips on VHS and calling the highlights with the volume muted (in his early teens).

Career[edit]

Fareed started off his career as a weekend Sports Anchor for WILX-TV and WSYM-TV in Lansing, Michigan. Fareed then moved to WAVY-TV, where he spent five years covering local sports. There, he covered the Washington Redskins, the Norfolk Tides, Virginia Tech Hokies, and the Virginia Cavaliers.[1]

Prior to his current work at CSN Bay Area in San Francisco, he was employed with MLB Network, where he appeared regularly on studio programming including "MLB Tonight" and "Quick Pitch." He also appeared in a Sportsnet Central bit on June 3, 2013 for the inaugural episode of Yahoo! Sports Talk Live (replacing Chronicle Live). [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "On-Air Personalities : Ahmed Fareed". MLB Network. MLB Advanced Media. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Molinaro, Bob (February 11, 2011). "Ahmed Fareed leaves Hampton Roads for MLB Network". The Virginia Pilot. Retrieved 27 August 2011.