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Nickname: Perlow Hobbies: Working out, traveling Favorite Sport to watch: Baseball Favorite sports to play: Golf, Skiing, Raquetball Favorite Food: Pizza Favorite TV Show: 24 Favorite Singer or Musical Group: Elton John Favorite Movie: The Godfather Favorite Sports Movie: Brian's Song If you could spend a day with anyone who would it be? Jack Nicholson What was your most embarrassing moment on television? During a one-on-one interview with then Bruins coach Brian Sutter, he launched into a profanity-filled tirade at me because he did not like the question I had asked him...after a Bruins Playoff victory at the Montreal Forum. Luckily the interview was not live. Favorite professional team growing up? Red Sox Favorite professional player growing up? Larry Bird
Michael Perlow is an anchor on NESN SportsDesk, the network's sports news and highlights program that airs from 5 - 9 AM each morning with a unique 15-minute rotating format.
Perlow got his start is sports broadcasting as a sports producer at New England Cable News. He moved in front of the camera in 1993, serving as a Sports Anchor/Reporter at WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont. After a stint with NESN as a feature producer in 1997 for the sports magazine show Front Row, Perlow headed to Fort Myers, Florida, where he spent three years as a weekend sports anchor at WFTX-TV. He returned to Boston in August of 2002, spending most of his time as a freelance sports anchor and reporter for New England Cable News.
The Swampscott, Massachusetts native is a graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.