Rod Black Biography

( 1962 - )
January 3, 2019
First published on:January 3, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Rod Black

Date of Birth: 1962, February 18
Age: 57 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Birth Name Rod Black
Famous Name Rod Black
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Winnipeg, Manitoba
Currently Working For TSN and CTV
Salary $1 million
Net Worth $3 million
Profession sports announcer
University attended Red River College
Full Name Rod Black
Horoscope Aquarius
Birth Date February 18, 1962

Rod Black is a Canadian sports announcer for TSN and CTV Sports. In his 30 years as a sports journalist, Black has participated in a variety of events and competitions, adapting easily to each role. Further, he is the winner of the 2005 Sports Media Canada Award as an outstanding sports broadcaster.

 

The resident of Canada, Rod Black, reportedly earns around $1 million, as his yearly salary from the network, and as of 2018, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $3 million. Currently, he is married to his wife named Nancy.

Rod Black Early Life and Educational History

Rod Black was born on February 18, 1962, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He holds a Canadian nationality and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, the details about his early life, siblings, and family are not available in the media yet.

Talking about his education, he graduated in Creative Communications from Red River College. Black started as a sports announcer at the age of 19 at the local CTV affiliate CKY- TV, where he soon hosted the NHL broadcasts of the Winnipeg Jets.

Rod Black Net worth and Salary

Rod Black is one of the most popular TSN and CTV anchors who have made a successful career as a sports anchorman. As TSN and CTV are a popular Sports Network, it is well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its sportscasters. As Rod Black is a regular TSN and CTV anchor, he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

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The Canadian sportscaster/anchor Rod Black has an estimated net worth of $3 million. As of 2018, the reporter receives an annual salary of $1 million from his successful reporting career with TSN and CTV. Further, TSN and CTV reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports pundit too.

More specifically, the salaries reported by professional sports broadcasters range from $18,824 to $75,754 per year, excluding highest paid sports broadcasters. Therefore, Rod has been receiving an annual salary of $100,000 from his successful reporting career.

Rod Black Professional Career

Black called the Toronto Blue Jays games between 1999 and 2000 for CTV Sportsnet and on TSN between 2002 and 2009.  Further, Black call games for the Canadian Football League (CFL), (CIS) Canadian University Sports Football and the NHL on TSN occasionally.

Further, he also calls Canadian golf tournaments for PGA,  bowling, curling, boxing and as well as figure skating tournaments.

CAPTION: Rod Black SOURCE: Wikipedia

Additionally, Rod works as a co-host of Canada AM, the host of CKY Sports Sunday, and also works as a spokesperson for Foster Parents Plan of Canada. In addition, he broke the news of September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States while working with Canada AM.

He won the 2005 Sports Media Canada Award as an outstanding sports broadcaster and won five Gemini award nominations for the Best Sports Broadcaster.

Further, some of his TSN and CTV colleagues are  Bill Clement, Jennifer Hedger, Michael Landsberg and many more.

Rod Black Personal Life

Exploring his personal life, there are not many details regarding his personal life and family. As per some reliable source, he is a married man and is happily married to his wife Nancy. 

CAPTION: Rod Black with his wife SOURCE: Dolce Magazine

Further, the veteran sportscaster is yet to be found in social media and additionally, there isn't any information regarding his children.

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