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Signing off: Bill Good Reflects on 50 Years in Broadcasting

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Yes. As a youngster, I watched my dad, who was a very prominent sports broadcaster, travel the world, meet interesting people, always seeming to be having a good time and being well compensated for it. My mother says when I was four years old I was speaking into a spoon pretending it was a microphone, so there was never any doubt in my mind what I wanted to do.
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Published on August 1, 2014 at 12:10 pm by Ron Robinson

New Imaging for Kelowna’s Q 103.1

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Kelowna’s Hotest Hits Turns Up The Heat Against Sun FM

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Published on at 10:41 am by Voice Over

NEW: Calgary’s 90.3 AMP Doubles Down on Music

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90.3 AMP in Calgary has embarked on a bold new strategy to present Calgary with a radio station that actually plays twice as many songs. The station is now branded as “Twice The Music”,

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Published on at 10:02 am by Ron Robinson

Shaw Buys Colorado Data Center Biz for $1.2 Billion

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07/31/2014 by Etan Vlessing, HollywoodReporter,com The “Big Brother Canada” broadcaster is looking to boost its data center and cloud computing revenues as part of a purchase deal with Oak Hill Capital Partners. . TORONTO – Shaw Communications is expanding its data center business by acquiring Colorado-based ViaWest for $1.2 billion. The bid by the western […]

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Published on at 7:30 am by Ron Robinson

Darren Brown Moves from APD/MD To PD at CRUZ

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A big congrats to Darren Brown who is set to take over the PD role at CRUZ Edmonton, where he’s currently APD/MD.

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Published on July 31, 2014 at 5:13 pm by Dead Air Dave

CRTC Approves Clear Sky Radio’s Acquisition of CKVN-FM Lethbridge, Alberta

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Paul Larsen and Clear Sky Radio are on a roll… CRTC approves another application

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Published on at 11:40 am by Voice Over

Job Interviews are a Two Way Street

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Dave Warawa our ProSalesGuy talks about the Questions….

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Published on July 30, 2014 at 8:43 am by Dave Warawa

Clear Sky Radio Awarded new FM Radio Station in Cranbrook and the East Kootenay

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Clear Sky moves into British Columbia’s Kootenays!

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Published on July 29, 2014 at 9:19 am by Voice Over

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. Aug. 1st

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It’s the date Tempestt Bledsoe of The Cosby Show was born, along with rocksters Jerry Garcia and Tim Bachman, plus actors Arthur Hill and Henry Jones,
CKWX signed on in Vancouver from the Belmont Hotel, CKDA Victoria moved down the dial to 1280 Khz, Duncan’s CKAY Radio became SUN-FM, Johnny Cash signed with Columbia Records, ‘Good Times’ aired its final episode on CBS-TV, and WMCA radio in New York City published its first record chart.
The Beatles’ ‘A Hard Days Night’ was #1, the Rolling Stones played the London Palladium for the first time, and Roy Orbison recorded his future smash, ‘Oh Pretty Woman.’
Details and ALL the milestones for Aug. 1st INSIDE.

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Published on July 31, 2014 at 10:00 pm by Ron Robinson

The Gap Band – Today’s Almost Forgotten Track

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In Greg Simpson’s series…
The Wilson Brothers, who were the heart of The Gap Band, signed to a larger label

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Published on at 9:58 pm by Greg Simpson

(Programming) 40 Secrets from Successful Morning Shows

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Steve Reynolds shares tips with RadioInk about successful morning radio shows
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Published on at 11:35 am by Voice Over

THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. July 31st

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It’s the date of birth for Dallas Cowboy’s’ owner Mark Cuban, actors Don Murray and Dean Cain, singer Gary Lewis and sportscaster Curt Gowdy.
‘Jack Armstrong the All-American Boy’ debuted on the radio, Leeza Gibbons debuted on TV’s Entertainment Tonight, Vancouver’s AM 600 debuted a new Standards format, CBC Newsworld debuted on Canadian cablesystems, anchor Chet Huntley reitred from NBC-TV, and Alanis Morissette started a Canadian tour in Vancouver.
Signing off for the last time were Mitch Miller, singers Jim Reeves and Anne Shelton, bandleader Enoch Light, and Bill Raisch, the one-armed man on TV’s The Fugitive.
See all the July 31st milestones INSIDE.

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Published on July 30, 2014 at 10:00 pm by Ron Robinson