Brett Haber returns to NBC Sports Group’s tennis coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics as a studio host. Haber made his Olympic debut in London as a tennis play-by-play announcer.
Haber currently serves as a play-by-play commentator and host for Tennis Channel. Since joining the network, Haber has been in the booth for some of the sport’s most prestigious tournaments around the world, including the Australian Open, French Open and US Open. In addition, Haber calls numerous WTA and ATP World Tour events throughout the year, as well as Davis Cup, Fed Cup and the full slate of tournaments on the Powershares Series.
Haber was the sports director and anchor at WCBS-TV in New York, N.Y., replacing legendary sportscaster Warner Wolf. During that time, Haber served as a correspondent for CBS Sports, working as a sideline reporter for NCAA basketball and hosting the network’s studio update show CBS SportsDesk. In the mid-1990’s Haber was one of the anchors of ESPN’s SportsCenter. In 1996, while at ESPN, the ATP World Tour honored Brett with the Ron Bookman Award, given annually to one international journalist for outstanding coverage of men’s tennis. For seven years, Haber was the Sports Director and primary anchor for WUSA-TV, the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C., and has won 18 in all during his broadcasting career.
In addition to his television duties, Haber is currently editor-at-large for Washingtonian Magazine, the longstanding monthly publication that focuses on life and culture in the nation’s capital. He is also a consultant for Nike’s tennis division.
A graduate of Dartmouth College, Haber currently lives with his wife and two sons in outside Washington, D.C.