25 Most Recent Posts on PSR
- TUESDAY in Broadcast History .. June 28th
- Rogers makes Hockey night in Canada changes
- Ron Maclean Officially Back, But He Can't Cure All at HNIC
- Joseph Planta talks with Judi Tyabji about her latest book on BC Premier Christy Clark
- PROSALESGUY - The Six Levels of Sales Questioning Part Two
- JRfm Turns 30! by Gerry Siemens
- Van Morrison has today's almost forgotten track
- MONDAY in Broadcast History .. June 27th
- Harvey Oberfeld talks with Jim Goddard about Brexit
- SUNDAY in Broadcast History .. June 26th
- CTV Vancouver, C-FAX 1070 Win National Murrow Awards
- C-FAX Talk Show Shakeup
- Meanwhile back at Roundhouse with Stirling Faux and Red Robinson
- SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. June 25th
- CRTC commissioner departs after more than a year of legal battles
- Louis Armstrong has today's almost forgotten track
- FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. June 24th
- Russell James gone from Rogers Vancouver, plus...
- Broadcast Dialogue's BC/Alberta Radio & TV Moves
- Ethnic Edmonton FM Licence Up for Grabs Sept. 27th
- Red Robinson Appointed to Order of British Columbia
- BC band Mother Mother played 2 shows in 2 cities on the same day last weekend
- The Benefits of CONSISTENCY in Radio Advertising by Ryan Ghidoni
- Mark Knopfler/Emmylou Harris have today's almost forgotten tracks
- THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. June 23rd
IT WAS JUNE 28th … when an old favorite of radio audiences ‘Amos ‘n’ Andy’ made the switch to TV. Two years later, criticism from the NAACP about ‘stereotyping’ forced CBS-TV to drop the show…
When ‘The Quiz Kids’ began a 13-year run on radio as a summer replacement for the blind piano virtuoso Alec Templeton…
When ‘The Alan Young Show’ debuted on NBC radio featuring the Vancouver-raised comedian. He would later be the human star of the talking horse TV show, ‘Mr. Ed’…
..and when “The Helen Reddy Show” debuted as an eight-week summer replacement series on NBC-TV, with Flip Wilson, The Pointer Sisters, and Seals & Croft as guests.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.
By David Shoalts Monday June 27, 2016 Rogers Media cut a wide swath through its hockey broadcast personnel on Monday, dismissing at least six on-air personalities including Glenn Healy, who was the between-the-benches analyst on Hockey Night in Canada’s No. 1 crew. P.J. Stock, Billy Jaffe, Chantal Desjardins, Corey Hirsch and Leah Hextall […]
Sportsnet confirmed Monday that the veteran broadcaster will replace George Stroumboulopoulos in the main chair of Hockey Night in Canada next season, returning to a role he held for nearly 30 years.
The author and former politician Judi Tyabji (Pictured) discusses her biography of the Premier of British Columbia, Christy Clark: Behind the Smile (Heritage House, 2016), with Joseph Planta.
Our sales training clients in Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto believe that making more sales rests on the ability of their Salespeople to ask great questions. In last week’s PROSALESGUY BLOG, we shared the first three levels of questioning – Discovery, Pain/Reward and Paraphrase Questions. Let’s educate you on the last three – Significance, Realization […]
Veteran Broadcaster Gerry Siemens looks back over the years while he was at the helm of JR Country, and before. He shares some great stories about going up against Jimmy Pattison, who was applying for the license at the time and what Harvey Gold said to Gerry’s group before the license had even been granted. So much history…
Also thanks to Ted over at Radio West for supplying us with an aircheck of the launch of JRfm….
Almost everybody I know owns a copy of The Band’s The Last Waltz…
JUNE 27th is the birthdate of Captain Kangaroo and Khloe Kardashian, and also gave birth to an ABC-TV soap called “Loving.”
Red Robinson held his first rock concert at the Kerrisdale Arena starring Bill Haley, Elvis began taping his first TV special, and Billy J. Kramer guested on the Ed Sullivan Show.
Hugh Grant was arrested for ‘lewd behaviour’ with an L.A. prostitute, and John Lennon was finally granted his Green Card.
Gale Storm and Don Grady and Canadian teen idol Terry Black breathed their last, as did the TV shows Miami Vice, The Flip Wilson Show (pictured), and the NBC Matinee Theatre.
Details of these and dozens more milestones for June 27th INSIDE.
Harvey joins Jim Goddard of the Goddard Report on the Talk Digital Network
courtesy BroadcasterMagazine.com June 24, 2016 CTV News and Bell Media Radio are proud to be honoured with prestigious national Edward R. Murrow Awards from the U.S. arm of the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), including an historic win for Overall Excellence by CTV Vancouver – a first for a Canadian Large Market television station […]
Pamela McCall moves from 10-noon to Jessop’s old 1-3 pm slot. TV anchor Joe Perkins continues in the 12-1 time period. And returning to host his old 9-noon schedule is Adam Stirling (pictured) who was Joe Easingwood’s original successor.
Stirling Faux shows up on Roundhouse with old friend Red Robinson
Before the cabinet order, Mr. Shoan was one of eight commissioners, including the chairman. Commissioners at the regulator take part in public hearings and vote on policies and applications
Russell James is now history in Vancouver since being bounced from Rogers
Red started working as a disc jockey at the age of 16 at CJOR Vancouver, and was was one of the first DJs to play Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly…
“Great radio advertising requires consistent tone, voice, music, sound effects, characters, and most importantly…a consistent core message. Businesses that bounce around and switch these elements up will get information across but they will never develop an identity in the mind of the consumer.”
Our friends at Roundhouse Radio are on the search for a General Sales Manager
It appears another Corus ‘Blood Bath’ now taking place right across Canada…
The talk show host in the 1-3 pm slot M-F has in recent months had his show repeated daily from 6- 8 pm. So one would assume he had been held in somewhat high esteem.
The look and feel of ChrisD.ca has changed to make it even easier for audiences to get their news and entertainment fix.
George Stroumboulopoulos was originally hired to draw younger viewers, but his ouster may mark a return to the show’s old ways
Calabro, who lives in Seattle, has deep ties to the Northwest. He spent 21 years working in radio and television for the Seattle SuperSonics and notably turned down the chance to move to Oklahoma City when the team fled the Northwest in 2008.
August concert in Kingston, Ont., will be live on CBC-TV, Radio One, Radio 2, cbcmusic.ca and YouTube.
In this first AD SLAP we take a closer look at some tired old ad formats you need to avoid.
We’ve all experienced the frustration of waiting for an answer from a decision maker who seems disengaged after appearing so eager to do business with us. If this happens to you, then use The Six Levels of Sales Questioning to assist in developing a sense of sales intuition INSIDE
QM/FM’s tumble leaves CBC Radio One with the only double-digit share. Good book 6+ for JR Country, LG 104.3, and CBC Radio Two.
While McConnell did not mention anyone by name, Limbaugh has repeatedly said Republicans should not be afraid to shut down the government. It’s also important to note that Limbaugh never endorses a candidate running for election in a primary despite being lobbied by many of them. (Pictured – Sean Hannity)
Global Morning News says good bye to Sonia Deol (pictured) who moves into News Hour reporting as well as the evening Weekend Anchor Desk
We could become another Fort Mc, says former Ladysmith fire chief. Talk Digital Network’s Jim Goddard of the Goddard Report talks with the former chief
The Bush family political dynasty is about as wicked and corrupt a regime that you could imagine. Starting with Prescott Bush who made his fortune working with and helping Adolf Hitler and his Nazi demons come to power. To George H.W. Bush who told us to prepare for the ‘coming New World Order‘ he and his NeoCons were creating, to George W. Bush who invaded Iraq and plunged the U.S.A. into endless foreign wars. George W. Bush, who has remained defiantly silent all during these Obama years, never once uttering a word of rebuke or criticism for the Marxist disaster in the White House.
IT WAS JUNE 26th … when Ted Rogers Sr. invented the alternating-current tube which facilitated plug-in batteryless radios. Until then, all radios had been battery operated…
When comedian Fred Allen ended his 17-year run as host of his own radio show. Allen was (unsuccessfully) attempting a transition to TV…
When Canadian folksinger/songwriter Joni Mitchell guested on ABC’s Mama Cass TV special from Los Angeles…
..and when CKNW ‘s Bill Hughes (pictured, right) qualified for the Guiness Book of World Records as he broadcast the 12,000th edition of “Roving Mike.”
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.
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