Halifax, Nova Scotia - Eastlink Television annouced today that Peter Ruttgaizer has accepted a full-time on-air position with Altitude Sports & Entertainment in Denver, Colorado. Peter will begin his new job August 1st.
"All of us at Eastlink Television are thrilled for Peter," says Eastlink Senior Sports Producer Dan Robertson. "There's no doubt his on-air talent and professionalism helped raise the quality of our sports broadcasts. He was a pleasure to work with. We will miss him and wish him the best of luck at his new job."
Since September of 2004, Peter has been a host for Eastlink's broadcasts of Atlantic University Sport action, including football, basketball and hockey. Peter has also hosted QMJHL Friday Night Hockey, and NSSBL baseball. He performed play-by-play duties for the 2007 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships and acted as substitute play-by-play voice for various sports broadcasts during his three years of free-lance work with Eastlink Television.
Altitude Sports & Entertainment is the official television network of the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League, the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association, the Colorado Mammoth of Major League Soccer and the Colorado Rapids of the National Lacrosse League.
Operating from its headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Eastlink is the Maritimes’ largest privately owned and operated telecommunications and entertainment company. Eastlink is one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies with more than 750 employees who provide a range of communications, entertainment & advertising services to business and residential customers across the Maritimes. For more information on Eastlink and its products and services, visit www.eastlink.ca.
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