Ahmed Fareed returns to NBC Olympics for his second Olympic assignment, and will serve as the daytime host on NBCSN. Fareed made his Olympics debut as a studio host on USA Network during the 2016 Rio Olympics. Fareed currently serves as an anchor/reporter for NBC Sports Bay Area.
Before joining NBC Sports, previously Comcast SportsNet, in January 2013, Fareed was a host and reporter at MLB Network (2011-2012), appearing in studio programming such asMLB Tonight, Hot Stove, Quick Pitch and 30 Clubs in 30 Days.
Prior to joining MLB Network, Fareed spent five years as an anchor and reporter in Norfolk, Va., for WAVY-TV (NBC)/WVBT-TV (FOX; 2005-2010), where he covered the Washington Redskins, the Orioles Triple-A affiliate, the Norfolk Tides, and Virginia Tech and University of Virginia football. Before working in Norfolk, he was a weekend sports anchor at WILX-TV (NBC; 2004-2005) and WSYM-TV (FOX; 2003-2004) in Lansing, Mich. He began his career as a sports photographer at WXMI-TV (FOX; 2002-2003) in Grand Rapids, Mich.
- 2nd Olympic assignment with NBC Sports
- Made his Olympics debut as a studio host on USA Network during the 2016 Rio Olympics
- Fareed currently serves as an anchor/reporter for NBC Sports Bay Area