Jonathan Hodgson has been a writer for the CBN since 2009, and brings extensive experience in college baseball.
Jonathan was a ‘day one’ member of the Okotoks Dawgs when the club launched their Western Major Baseball League team in 2003. Having learned the game from a young age with the team, He became play-by-play voice of the Dawgs in 2008, a position he held through 2015. During those years, Jonathan also wrote the majority of content for the team’s website, and managed the Dawgs social media accounts.
Jonathan became involved with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2013, providing written coverage of that summer’s Honda Super Camp in Okotoks for Bluejays.com. He worked for the Blue Jays again in 2015, when he covered the Calgary stop on the 2015 Winter Tour.
Jonathan currently works for the Victoria HarbourCats of the West Coast League, providing different forms of written work, including feature articles for the team’s website. He also acts as a consultant to General Manager Jim Swanson, banking on his experience in summer-collegiate baseball to generate ideas to grow the HarbourCats brand.
Jonathan has also had tenures with the Western Major Baseball League, as website lead reporter, and with Vancouver Island Baseball Institute as communications director.
Jonathan calls Okotoks, Alta home.