Ahmed Fareed
EducationS. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Ahmed Fareed is an American studio host and sports reporter for American television network NBCSN.

Early life

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.


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 in Portsmouth, VA, where he spent five years covering local sports.[1] There, he covered the Washington Redskins, the Norfolk Tides, Virginia Tech Hokies, and the Virginia Cavaliers.

Prior to his work at NBC Sports Bay Area in San Francisco, he was employed with MLB Network, where he appeared regularly on studio programming including MLB Tonight and Quick Pitch.[2] Fareed has also served as a studio host on USA Network and NBCSN for the 2016 Summer and 2018 Winter Olympic games.[2]

In February 2019, NBC Sports Net announced that Fareed was leaving his position in the Bay Area to join their headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, where he will be covering various sports including Premiership Rugby.[3]


  1. ^ Molinaro, Bob (February 11, 2011). "Ahmed Fareed leaves Hampton Roads for MLB Network". The Virginia Pilot. Retrieved 27 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Ahmed Fareed Bio, NBC Sports Pressbox". Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  3. ^ "NBC Sports Bay Area's Ahmed Fareed Named National Studio and Event Host for NBC Sports". NBC Sports Pressbox. 5 February 2019.