''My whole life is pretty much about sports. It's not a job. It's not a hobby. It's a passion.'' - Rod Black, CTV and TSN sportscaster
Rod Black’s knowledge, versatility and enthusiasm have earned him a reputation as one of Canada’s most recognized and distinguished sportscasters.
In his 30 years as a sports journalist, Black has been involved with a variety of different events and competitions, fitting into each role with ease. Black’s extensive sports resume includes play-by-play announcing for the CFL on TSN, as well as hosting duties for golf, the NBA on TSN and international hockey.
As the voice of figure skating in Canada, Black also covers all the drama and excitement as commentator for CTV and TSN’s figure skating coverage.
Black pulled double duty at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, calling figure skating and short-track speed skating. Black has also covered the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City, the 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer and the 1992 Summer Games in Barcelona.
Black received the 2005 Sports Media Canada Award as Outstanding Sports Broadcaster. He is a consummate professional who displays passion and excitement in all that he does.
Black’s broadcasting abilities aren’t limited to the sports world. The adaptable broadcaster is the former co-host of CTV’s Canada AM – Canada’s most-watched national morning show. The five-time Gemini Award nominee as Canada’s Best Sportscaster is also the host/narrator of a variety of prime time specials and the honorary spokesperson for Foster Parents Plan of Canada.
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