- Morrison is the new Executive Producer of Hockey and insider on
TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2011 /CNW/ - Rogers Sportsnet is pleased to announce Scott Morrison, one of hockey's most respected
and credible insiders, is returning to the network.
Morrison, a recipient of the Hockey Hall of Fame's Elmer Ferguson
Memorial Award in 2006, is the new Executive Producer of Hockey,
effective immediately. He will also appear as an insider on Hockeycentral and Sportsnet Radio The FAN 590 and FAN 960, as well as a feature writer for Sportsnet magazine and a contributor to sportsnet.ca.
"Scott Morrison's leadership and proven track record in hockey helps
raise the bar on all four of our platforms," said Scott Woodgate,
Vice-President of News and Information Programming, Rogers Sportsnet.
"Adding him to our roster bolsters our ability to break news and to
tell great stories."
"I am pleased to be joining a great team. It feels like in many ways I
am coming home again," said Morrison. "I look forward to successfully
growing the hockey brand on all four platforms."
Morrison, a recipient of the Hockey Hall of Fame's 2006 Elmer Ferguson
Memorial Award, is a 30-year veteran hockey journalist and
broadcaster. He started his career at the Toronto Sun in 1979 and
spent 22 years at the newspaper as reporter, columnist and sports
editor. He joined Sportsnet in 2001 and was in charge of hockey and
news for the network. In 2006, Morrison moved to CBC's Hockey Night in
Morrison is the latest in a number of high-profile signings by Sportsnet
over the last eight months, which includes: Hockeycentral's Jeff
Marek, MLB analyst Gregg Zaun, Prime Time Sports co-host and Sportsnet Connected contributor Stephen Brunt, Prime Time
Sports co-host and Connected/Hockeycentral analyst Damien Cox, Prime
Time Sports co-host and sportsnet.ca columnist Michael Grange,
sportsnet.ca baseball insider Shi Davidi and Hockeycentral features
reporter Christine Simpson.
For all the scores, highlights, breaking news and inside stories, tune
in to Sportsnet Connected and visit www.sportsnet.ca.
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For further information:
Adam Auckbaraullee, Communications Officer
Dave Rashford, Director of Communications and On-Air Promotions