The 2018 Canadian Football League season will be Rod Pedersen's 20th as voice of the Saskatchewan Roughriders making him the longest-serving play-by-play man in franchise history. Rod is also host of the SportsCage, a daily sports talkshow on 620 CKRM Regina.
Among Rod's accomplishments in an award-winning career are calling four Grey Cups on national radio as well as the World Junior Hockey Championships on the Sportsnet Radio Network. He also spent 17 years as a play-by-play man in the Western Hockey League.
The Milestone, SK product hosts In The Huddle on Access, a weekly province-wide prime time television show on the Roughriders. 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 22-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.
For media coverage on Rod's inspiring personal Recovery success story, please read the following links:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.