Michael - Louis Ingram was born and raised in New York City's Harlem, and has covered professional sports for 30 years.
While working abroad in Germany, Ingram was introduced to the world of American football there, eventually becoming a staff writer for Blitz Magazin out of Dusseldorf.
He returned to the U.S. in 1992 and moved to Canada, eventually settling in Vancouver, British Columbia, covering the National Football League and Canadian Football League.
While working in Vancouver, Ingram charted a documented 64% win percentage (best in North America) while handicapping NFL games for radio station CKNW 980 as their "Gridiron Guru" and NFL analyst between the 1999 - 2002 seasons for the show "Sports Talk. "He would eventually create and produce his own show, "The Soul Tree," a music show touching on political issues for CITR 101.9 FM from 1998 - 2005.
Mr. Ingram has also spent time working with Gannett Newspapers, winning an award while a staff writer for the Poughkeepsie Journal; as well as being nominated for an award as a enterprise reporter for the Philadelphia Tribune prior to his present duties as Editor for the Black Athlete Sports Network and BlackAthlete.com.
Mr. Ingram would go on to revise his Vancouver format with an Internet radio show entitled "The Sports MCs" which was part of BASN's Radio format. He went on to co - host another show, "The Batchelor Pad" where he helped garner an award for broadcasting before creating "Soul Tree Radio - in the Raw!" in 2012.
Mr. Ingram has covered 13 Super Bowls, four Grey Cups, three Breeders' Cups as well as basketball, hockey and baseball.
He is a former member of the Pro Football Writers of America, and heads his own production company, MLCI & Associates, based in the Philadelphia suburbs.
"Always outnumbered - Never outgunned."
Michael - Louis Chanticleer Ingram