Tobin chats with Michael Landsberg on his career in Sports Broadcasting.
We find out how he ended up at TSN, hosting Off The Record (OTR) and what some of his most memorable moments are from the show.
Fun Fact: It is the longest running sports talk show to date (September 8, 1997 – December 18, 2015).
All this can be heard by listening to THIS episode!
Broadcaster / Mental Health Advocate
Michael Landsberg is a Canadian sports journalist and the former host of TSN's, First Up with Landsberg and Colaiacovo, and former host of TSN's Off the Record with Michael Landsberg from 1997 to 2015.
Landsberg suffers from generalized anxiety disorder and depression. Landsberg is a supporter for mental health awareness and is trying to popularize the hashtag #sicknotweak in tribute to his mental illness. Landsberg has since transformed #sicknotweak from a trending topic to a movement with the launch of sicknotweak.com – a forum for those suffering from depression and a resource for those supporting a loved one who needs help.
Landsberg has been an ambassador for Bell Let's Talk, an initiative focused on raising awareness and encouraging dialogue about mental health, since the initiative launched in 2011. Landsberg also started SickNotWeak