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 a distinguished broadcaster career are calling four Grey Cups on national radio and the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships on the Sportsnet Radio Network.

Rod’s career includes 17 years as a play-by-play broadcaster in the Western Hockey League (1993-95 Prince Albert Raiders, 1995-2010 Regina Pats), making him the longest tenured play-by-play man in Regina Pats history.  He has also called games for the Great Falls Americans of the AFHL.

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.

In 2003 Rod was inducted into Saskatchewan’s Rural Sports Hall of Fame.

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

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.

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

CBChttp://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