Keith Pelley Children: Meet Jason and Hope: Keith Pelley officially known as Keith W. Pelley is a Canadian sports executive. He resigned on April 17, 2015, as the president of Rogers Media to become the Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the PGA European Tour.
He was born in Etobicoke, a suburb of Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1964. Pelley attended at Martingrove Collegiate Institute, where he also played as a running back in the Etobicoke Minor Football League. He also further his education at Trinity College London, United Kingdom.
He returned to his native country Canada and also attended the Radio and Television Arts Program (RTA) at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (now Toronto Metropolitan University).
In his course of study at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, he worked for the City TV network with sportscaster Pete Gross and served as an assistant editor for SportsCentre with TSN. At TSN, he became the president of the company.
He also worked for Toronto Argonauts from 2003 to 2007 as the Team President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Football League. He succeeded Dan Ferrone after he was recommended by the previous owners Howard Sokolowski and David Cynamon.
Pelley leads the Argonauts to win the 92nd Grey Cup, their first CFL championship in seven years. In 2007, He resigned from the Argonauts and was replaced by joint team presidents Pinball Clemons and Brad Watters.
After leaving, he became the President of Canada’s Olympic broadcast media consortium from 2007 to 2010. He also oversaw the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver while employed as the Executive Vice President of Strategic Planning at the CTV Television Network.
On 7 September 2010, he became the president of Rogers Media, a subsidiary of Rogers Communications. During his tenure with Rogers, he successfully negotiated a $5.232 billion contract with the National Hockey League (on 25 February 2014) giving Rogers the Canadian broadcast rights for all NHL games (including playoffs) until 2026.
Keith Pelley Children: Meet Jason and Hope
Mr. Pelley has two children with his wife Joan. Their children are Jason Pelley and Hope Pelley. His children live their lives away from the limelight hence not much is known about them.
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