Rod Black is a legendary Canadian broadcaster and will be joining NorthStar Gaming to serve as host and ambassador for NorthStar Bets.
Black’s career was mostly spent at Bell Media. There he served as a play-by–play announcer for CFL, Toronto Blue Jays, and as a host of Toronto Raptors broadcasts.
Black has provided commentary and play-by-play coverage for many events, including The Masters and the RBC Canadian Open. He also provides commentaries on five Olympic Games. In recognition of his achievements, Black received the Sports Media Canada Award for Outstanding Sports Broadcaster and stands as a five-time Gemini Award nominee for Canada’s Best Sportscaster.
Black said: It’s a thrilling time for Ontario sports fans and I look forward introducing them the NorthStar Bets platform and brand. Throughout my career, I’ve had the opportunity to cover some of the biggest moments in Canadian sports history, but what I’ve always enjoyed most is the ability to interact and engage with passionate fans, something I look forward to continuing to do as a NorthStar Bets host and ambassador.”
Black, who represents NorthStar Gaming Bets will act as brand ambassador. He will also offer sports commentary and act as host across the platform’s social channels and in-app content.
NorthStar Gaming Founding Partner and CEO Michael Moskowitz said that Rod is an familiar face and voice to Canadian fans. He will be promoting NorthStar Bets and helping educate customers about the content-driven platform. Rod has joined the NorthStar Bets Team and will bring his extensive knowledge of North American leagues to help us establish ourselves as leaders in sports media and gambling.
Black joins a rapidly growing NorthStar Bets content group that also includes Chris Johnston, Senior NHL Insider. He is a respected hockey insider in North America and leads NorthStar Bets coverage for the Toronto Maple Leafs as well as the NHL.
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