Rod Black’s knowledge, versatility and enthusiasm have earned him a reputation as one of the Canada’s most recognized and distinguished sportscasters. In his 30 years as a sports journalist, Rod has been involved with a variety of different events and competitions, fitting into each role with ease. His extensive sports resume includes play-by-play commentating as well as hosting duties for golf, the NBA on TSN and international hockey. A consummate professional who displays passion and excitement in all that he does, Black received the 2005 Sports Media Canada award for Most Outstanding Broadcaster. The five-time Gemini Award nominee for Canada’s Best Sportscaster is also the host/narrator of a variety of prime time specials.
Rod’s long-term dedication to Plan International Canada earned him the Queen’s medallion for volunteerism. He continues to generously donate his time in support of Plan International Canada’s initiatives, including supporting a just world with equal rights for girls.