Chicago native Garfien, a four-time Chicago/Midwest Emmy award winner, is a reporter/anchor for SportsNet Central and host of White Sox Pre Game Live and White Sox Post Game Live. Prior to joining Comcast SportsNet, Garfien was an anchor/reporter for Fox Sports Net in Denver. He also served a two-year stint with ESPN and ESPNEWS as an anchor. He was the Sports Director for two years at WWJ-TV/WKBD-TV, the CBS and UPN affiliates in Detroit, MI and was also a sports anchor/reporter for WABC-TV in New York City. Garfien is a board member for the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence. He graduated from USC with a degree in Communications, and attended Homewood-Flossmoor High School.