Radio & Television

Orridge punts CBC Sports for CFL

TORONTO – Former CBC Sports head Jeffrey Orridge has been named as the new commissioner of the Canadian Football League (CFL).Orridge, pictured, was most recently the executive director of sports and general manager of Olympics for the CBC where he oversaw rights acquisitions, partnership management, revenue initiatives and program execution involving the Corp’s sports properties and digital opportunities, including securing the rights to the 2014 and 2016 Olympic Games, the 2015 Pan Am/ Parapan Games, and the 2018 and 2020 Olympics.Previously, Orridge was COO and head of global business development for the charity Right to Play International, served as VP...