Rod Black short bio

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Rod Black is a well-known Canadian sportscaster. Rod is mostly known for his work as a sports newscaster for CTV. Rod Black was born on 18th February 1962 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Rod is going to be 57 years old soon.

Rod's biography

Rod Black spent his early childhood in his hometown Winnipeg in Manitoba. Rod went to a local school to complete his early education. After completing his high school education, Black went to join Red River College. Rod was interested in communication studies. Rod achieved his bachelor’s degree in Creative Communication and graduated from Red River College.

Black's Career

Rod Black started his career when he was 19 years old. Rod started his first job as a sports announcer at CKY-TV. CKY-TV was an affiliate channel of CTV. Rod was a talented young sports announcer. Rod’s hard work paid off and he was promoted to the position of host of the NHL broadcasts of Winnipeg Jets. Black has also fulfilled responsibilities and a co-host of Canada AM. Black’s hard work and charming personality got him more opportunities. Rod also worked as a host of CKY Sports Sunday. Other than working for sports channels, Rod Black has also explored other jobs related to his field. Rod plays an important role for a humanitarian organization “Foster Parents Plan” as a spokesperson. Rod regularly calls the games for Canadian University Sports Football and CFL.

Rod is responsible for calling the games for the National Hockey League on TSN. Rod used to work as an announcer for the Toronto Blue Jays and fulfilled his responsibilities at this position until 2009. Rod Black has not limited himself to National Hockey League as the game announcer. Rod called the games for Canadian golf tournaments, bowling tournaments, figure skating games, and boxing tournaments. The sportscaster covered various tournaments for CTV including 1991 Canada Cup and Summer Olympics 1992 in the city of Barcelona, Spain. Rod’s achievements do not end just here, he also covered the Winter Games 1994 in Lillehammer and Winter Games 2002 in Salt Lake City. Rod Black anchored the coverage of Winter Olympics 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia and Summer Olympics 2012 in London, England.

Rod Black is one of the best sportscasters with a 26 years successful career in sports broadcasting. For his great services in the sports broadcasting, Rod Black was honored with a Sports Media Canada Award in the year 2005. Rod was nominated 5 times for the Gemini Award for being one of the best sports broadcasters. Rod earned a fair share of fame during his broadcasting career and he is still going strong. The estimated net worth of Rod Black has not been revealed yet.

Is Rod divorced? Is he married now? Who is his wife?

Rod is a private person and has not revealed his family information. According to various sources, he slightly mentioned about his kids once which mean he could be married but he didn’t reveal any other information.

07 Mar, 2019