Michael Farber Biography , Age, Parents, Wife, Sports Illustrated And CJAD 

Michael Farber Biography

Michael Farber is an American author and sports journalist.  From 1994 to 2014 he was a writer with Sports Illustrated. Michael covered mostly ice hockey and olympic sports. Before 1994, he spent 15 years as a sports columnist for the Montreal Gazette, and previously wrote for the Bergen Record, and the Sun Bulletin.  Currently, he  is a commentator for CJAD 800 AM in Montreal, and on The Sports Network’s The Reporters.

Michael Farber Age

Michael was born in Bayonne, New Jersey he has never disclosed her date, month and year of birth. His age is not known yet.

Michael Farber Family | Michael Farber Parents

Michael grew up in Bayonne, New Jersey. He was raised by his both parents thogh he has never disclosed the information regarding his parents and siblings.

Michael in 1973 he graduated from Rutgers University , and is a Phi Beta Kappa Society member. IN 1979 he relocated to Montreal .  In 2003 Michael won the Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award in, and is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee.

Michael Farber Wife

Michael has kept her love life away from public and social media.

Michael Farber Sports Illustrated

Michael is a senior writer covering hockey for Sports Illustrated and has been with the magazine since 1994. Prior to joining Sports Illustrated, Farber spent 15 years as a reporter and columnist at the Montreal Gazette, where he won National Newspaper awards for sports writing in 1982 and 1990.

Michael Farber Photo
Michael Farber Photo

He also hosts various TSN Original features; some of his recent work includes Neutral Zone, Playing to Lose and Swing Away.

Michael Farber CJAD

After 27 years of doing a five-minute weekday segment at 7:55 a.m., Farber said he was informed Monday July 16, 2018 by Chris Bury the program director at CJAD 800 and TSN 690 that he was being cut from CJAD for budget reasons. He said he will continue to do his weekly 15-minute segment with TSN 690’s Mitch Melnick at 6:05 p.m. on Mondays after returning from his summer vacation.

“I wrapped up on July 2 on the presumption I’d be back around Labour Day,” Farber said about his CJAD 800 segment during a phone interview Tuesday afternoon. “Now it won’t happen. A little surprised because it had been part of my routine and something I looked forward to for a long time. It came out of the blue, but budgets are budgets.

“It’s a different audience than Melnick,” Farber added about the CJAD 800 listeners. “We’d look at different topics occasionally. I would be much shorter than with Melnick. I’m not sure how much crossover there is between the morning audience on CJAD and the evening audience on TSN 690. Some people listen to one and not the other.”

Michael Farber Cancer

Michael was treated for throat cancer in 2011 and is now in remission, “but you don’t get the all-clear for five years,” he told me before the event. His last checkup was in March and things were “great.”

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