Mike Ross (radio Host)

Mike Ross (born September 8, 1973, in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian radio host, currently a sports broadcaster on XM Satellite Radio's Home Ice.

He graduated from École secondaire publique De La Salle in Ottawa and went on to study at Carleton University. While attending Carleton, he volunteered at CKCU, Carleton's campus radio station where he got his first taste of doing sports on the radio.

Soon after, he began working in the promotions department at Rawlco's Energy 1200 and Majic 100 in Ottawa. In 1998, 1200 AM went all sports and Mike became the morning show producer and co-host on OSR 1200.

In 1999, when CHUM Limited bought Rawlco's Ottawa stations, Mike was moved to the afternoon drive show with Duke and the Dandyman.

In 2001, CHUM launched a national sports radio network, The Team and hired Mike to produce the afternoon drive show from Toronto as well as serve as a general sports reporter covering the NHL, CFL, NBA and Major League Baseball.

In 2002, when CHUM pulled out of the national sports radio project, Mike moved over to television as an associate producer for Rogers Sportsnet.

When XM Canada was launched in 2005, Mike jumped on board as the producer of the midday show with Jim Tatti and Gary Green. Soon thereafter, Mike became the show's back-up host and co-host who fills in for Tatti or Green.

In 2008, Mike was promoted to the main afternoon show, "In the Slot" with Phil Esposito.

In 2009, Mike was once again promoted to the Morning Show, "Hockey This Morning" with Peter Berce & Shawn Lavigne.

In 2010, Aron Papernick rejoined the morning show as the technical producer. And following to 2010-11 NHL regular season, prodcuer Shawn Lavigne left the show for TSN 1050 in Toronto.

Bruce Bolton assumed the producer role at the start of the 2011-12 season.

Hockey This Morning is heard weekdays from 7am to 11am ET on Sirius 207 and XM 92.

In February 2010 he was the guest PA announcer for the Ottawa Senators. Earlier in his career, he was also the stadium announcer for the Ottawa Lynx and the arena announcer for the Ottawa 67's.

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