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Bio

Hall of Fame broadcaster Rod Pedersen spent 20 seasons as Voice of the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders on CKRM Radio.

Among Rod's accomplishments in an award-winning career are calling four Grey Cups on national radio, the World Junior Hockey Championships on the Sportsnet Radio Network, and 17 years as a play-by-play man in the Western Hockey League.

The Milestone, SK product has had stints on network television with Rogers Sportsnet and The Score as a regional correspondent. Rod is also a best-selling author and his website RodPedersen.com has twice been voted Canada's Sports Blog of the Year, with over 25-million all-time hits.

Most recently Rod founded Pedersen Recovery Inc. where he serves as a Sober Coach for athletes and entertainers battling Addictions & Mental Illness, and is an outspoken Recovery Advocate serving as a keynote speaker.

Rod is also an investor in Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria in Regina, SK.

He was inducted into the Saskatchewan Rural Sports Hall of Fame in 2003.


For media coverage on Rod's inspiring personal Recovery success story, please read the following links:

Montreal Gazette: https://montrealgazette.com/sports/football/cfl/inside-the-cfl-riders-radio-host-gets-his-life-career-back-on-track

CBC: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/rod-pedersen-opens-up-about-addiction-1.3768641

Regina Leader Post: http://leaderpost.com/news/local-news/recovery-is-a-gift-that-roughriders-play-by-play-man-rod-pedersen-knows-well

UofR Journalism School: http://jschool.ca/newswire/1661-my-purpose-is-to-be-helping-people-rod-pedersen-on-his-new-sober-calling

Rod can be reached via email at pedersenmedia@outlook.com.