The CBS slogan "Welcome Home" has special meaning for sportscaster Greg Gumbel. A veteran of sports television for more than 25 years, Greg has returned to CBS as host and play-by-play announcer.
He has worked with some of the greatest names in sports broadcasting - Terry Bradshaw, John Madden, Joe Morgan, Bill Walton, Mike Ditka, Cris Collingsworth, Joe Gibbs and former NY Giants quarterback, Phil Simms, as they team as CBS' lead NFL announce team. Gumbel also serves as CBS' host for the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament and the Final Four. Additionally, he'll do play-by-play for the College Baseball World Series in Omaha.
His experience in broadcasting first began in Chicago, then to ESPN, Madison Square Garden, NBC, and now his second tour of duty at CBS. He has worked on sports' biggest events including Super Bowls, World Series, NBA and NCAA Basketball Championships and Summer and Winter Olympics.
Greg's far ranging career has also given him a foundation for his message, which is motivational for every walk of life. His positive talks on leadership and teamwork, to name a few, have entertained and motivated audiences of all ages and types. And his presentations include colorful illustrations and anecdotes from the world of sports which audiences find informative and enjoyable. Those who have applauded his presentations include corporate listeners from Toshiba to Bell South, from BMW of North America to Shearson-Lehman.
Greg speaks to many different groups all over the country, and his willingness to stay around for pictures, autographs and handshakes has won him many appreciative fans.
Born in New Orleans, he grew up in Chicago, one of the premiere sportscasters on the air today, you've found your speaker, Greg Gumbel.