A graduate of the College of Sports Media in Toronto, Vishal is an accomplished play by play announcer, starting out in the GOJHL for the St. Thomas Stars and then a season as the voice of the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League. In addition to his sportcasting career, Vishal is an NHL accredited journalist who has covered two NHL Drafts and two NHL Draft Combines.
Kirby Barber is the co-founder of Sports UpFront. A graduate of the College of Sports Media in Toronto, he's spent the last several years covering practically every professional sport, including Vancouver & London Olympics. When he's not working on UpFront, Kirby is writing and editing sports highlights & features for a national TV audience. Kirby attended Carleton University, where he was the radio voice of the Carleton Ravens basketball team. While passionate about all sports, his first love is baseball. His ultimate goal is to call MLB play by play nationally for either radio or television.
Nabeela is a young up and coming talent in broadcasting, from Calgary who has made her home in Toronto. After pursuing a career in business, Nabeela decided to forgo that to pursue her dream of becoming a sideline reporter for the NFL.
Ms. Damji is a graduate of the College of Sports Media in Toronto in 2015 and has previously worked for Rogers Television as a sideline reporter.
Born and raised in Calgary, Jared is a self professed sports junkie and aficionado. Jared has a high degree of passion and fire when it comes to discussing and writing about sports and is well versed in all goings on in the NFL, NHL and MLB. While he has previous writing experience having extensively covered the New Jersey Devils at Hockey’s Future for more than 10 years, he is ready to return from his brief break from writing to provide top end coverage of the NFL.
A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University, Matt specializes in in-depth statistical analysis. Not one for brevity, Matt leaves no stone unturned each week in his weekly segment ‘Prospect Watch’ where he examines baseball’s minor leagues. In addition to his work with Sports UpFront, Matt is a regular contriubtor to BlueBirdBanter.com, one of the leading websites for Blue Jays fans.
Join Mike Wilson, aka The Ultimate Leafs Fan, as he takes you on an extraordinary journey into the past … covering a wide range of topics, including insights into 100 years of hockey history, the world of memorabilia, and exciting stories about how he is now known to own one of the largest collections of Toronto Maple Leaf memorabilia!