Mike Giardi writes for Boston Sports Journal, primarily focused on the Patriots. Before that, he worked at the NFL Network from 2018 to 2023 as a Boston-based reporter covering the league and was lauded for his work covering multiple Super Bowls and the Damar Hamlin story. In that role, Giardi contributed to several NFL Network programs such as NFL Total Access, NFL GameDay Morning, and NFL Now. Giardi joined NFL Network from NBC Sports Boston, where he served as the primary Patriots and Bruins beat reporter, contributing coverage both on television and digitally. Additionally, Giardi served as the host of Monday Night Patriots on NBC Sports Boston from 2014-2018, a show that consistently was among the network's highest-rated shows. Before joining NBC Sports Boston in 2009, Giardi covered Boston sports for New England Cable News for nine years. Giardi's work in Boston also included contributions to 98.5 The Sports Hub and WEEI Radio. Giardi graduated from Trinity College with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature/Classical Tradition and received a Master's Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University.