Hall of Fame broadcaster Rod Pedersen spent 20 seasons as Voice of the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders on CKRM Radio.  He currently hosts his own sports talk show (The Rod Pedersen Show) daily throughout the Rod Pedersen Digital Network, Game +TV and WQEE radio.

Among Rod’s accomplishments in a distinguished broadcaster career are calling four Grey Cups on national radio and 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 30-million all-time hits.

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

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 President of Pedersen Media Inc. which houses his Public Speaking, Media Relations & Social Media Consulting as well its subsidiary company Pedersen Recovery Coaching Inc. where Rod serves as a Sober Coach for athletes, entertainers and other public figures battling addictions.  He recently completed further training to become a Recovery Coach Professional.

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

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