Len Berman is an Emmy-Award winning broadcaster and New York Times Best Selling Author who has covered just about every major sports event including multiple Super Bowls, World Series and Olympics during his 50-year career in broadcasting.
He is the creator of “Spanning the World,” a monthly collection of sports bloopers, a staple of NBC’s Today Show. He is also the creator of “Sports Fantasy,” which aired on NBC and pitted regular viewers against famous sports stars.
He joined NBC Sports in 1982 where he hosted a Super Bowl and a World Series. He was a long-time sports anchor for WNBC-TV, the recipient of eight Emmy Awards and a 6-time winner of New York Sportscaster of the Year. Before joining NBC he worked in Dayton Ohio and Boston where he called Celtics game on television along side Hall of Famer Bob Cousy.
His credits include HBO Sports, WCBS-TV sports as well as being the original TV voice of the Big East Conference.
He has written six books (five of them for young readers). The Greatest Moments in Sports (Sourcebooks) made the New York Times Best Seller List.
He is currently the co-host of “Len Berman and Michael Riedel in the Morning” on 710 WOR Radio in New York City.
A native New Yorker, he graduated from Syracuse University where he began his broadcasting career at WAER Radio. He later received a Masters Degree from the Newhouse School.
He was been inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame, the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and the WAER Radio Hall of Fame.
He resides on Long Island with his wife, Jill. They have three children.