Ari Bluestein is the co-founder and CEO of The Sports Fan Base Network. Ari started in the sports casting industry in 2007 as a college basketball analyst on Sports Journey's ESPN Radio in Maryland and Florida sports talk shows and later was given his own online sports talk show, "The Other Side with Ari Bluestein" on the Sports Journey Broadcast Network website.
In 2009, Ari moved out of sports talk and started his career as the play-by-play voice of Drexel University women's basketball. During his time at Drexel, Ari has also been the play-by-play commentator for Drexel men's basketball, men's and women's soccer, field hockey, and men's and women's lacrosse.
Starting in 2017, Ari began work as a play-by-play commentator at his alma mater, Rider University, appearing on a variety of broadcasts on ESPN3 and ESPN+. Sports covered include men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, field hockey, women's volleyball, baseball and softball.
Ari has also appeared as a play-by-play commentator on various other networks including the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN), the NFHS Network and 1210 AM WPHT in Philadelphia.
From 2012 to 2017, Ari served as the primary play-by-play voice on SFBN broadcasts and was the host SFBN's high school sports talk show - Varsity Voice - that aired on The Comcast Network and Comcast SportsNet. Starting in 2017, Ari began focusing solely on the day-to-day operations of SFBN, the growth of the company, and working behind the scenes on game days as a producer and director.
Ari is extremely passionate about high school, collegiate and professional sports and his passion shines through on every broadcast when he is both on air and behind the scenes as a producer.
To see some of Ari's written pieces, click HERE.
To contact Ari, email Ari@thesfbn.com.