The 12th Annual PrimeTime Sports Management Conference and Trade Show
Reporter, Sportsnet & Hockey Night in Canada
Christine Simpson is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario. She had been a Marketing Manager at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto for several years, and the first in-arena host of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Simpson made her move to broadcasting in 1998 with Rogers Sportsnet. She spent ten years with the network as a hockey features reporter, and profiled the NHL’s top players and personalities. Simpson also was the host of her own show “Showtime with Chris Simpson,” which featured entertainment and sports stories. Simpson has also been a rinkside reporter for the NHL broadcasts in the US. She had made her feature-film debut in 2010 in Saw 3D, and re-joined Sportsnet in Toronto as their hockey features reporter.