Former Canada Basketball CEO and Postmedia COO Wayne Parrish is interested in the CFL commissioner post, according to a report from Randy Turner of the Winnipeg Free Press.

Parrish was chief operating officer at Postmedia for three and a half years, until stepping down in the summer of 2015.

Parrish has also held the CEO position at Canada Basketball, from 2007 to 2015.

Prior to those roles Parrish was a longtime journalist that held a number of executive roles in digital and print media.