RIP Ex-CBC anchor Stanley Burke, Signing Off at age 93

After the loss of Knowlton Nash and George McLean over recent years, the ranks of the legendary Canadian anchors are severely depleted.

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Published on May 29, 2016 at 5:39 pm by boredop

CBC tops radio dial in Kelowna

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The top radio station in Kelowna, according to the latest radio ratings book released this week, is once again CBC Radio 1, taking a strong lead in the market in the spring ratings book

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Published on at 10:41 am by Voice Over

Forbes & Marshall Podcast finds Pat Thomas

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after six months away from their radio jobs, the former Ocean morning couple. including Pat Thomas take to a podcast…

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Published on at 10:10 am by Voice Over

SUNDAY in Broadcast History .. May 29th

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IT WAS MAY 29th … when the soon-to-be-popular daytime soap ‘When a Girl Marries’ debuted on CBS Radio. It moved to NBC in 1941 and to ABC in 1951 for a total run of 18 years….
When Allen Funt’s “Candid Camera,” which began on radio as “Candid Microphone,” debuted on NBC TV….
When 20-year-old Barbra Streisand made an appearance on CBS TV’s “The Garry Moore Show”…
..and when 16-year-old Michael J. Fox (pictured) made his professional acting debut in the CBC TV series “Leo and Me.”
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

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Published on May 28, 2016 at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson

Bell to Pay $12M in Rebates

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The Competition Bureau began its investigation in 2012 and looked into whether Bell, Rogers, Telus and the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) made or allowed false or misleading advertising for premium text messaging services, like trivia questions and ring tones

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Published on at 11:18 am by Voice Over

Former Fire Chief Demands Mars Water Bomber be Used

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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

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Published on May 26, 2016 at 3:59 pm by Voice Over

Sometimes FUNNY can cost you MONEY by Ryan Ghidoni

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If funny was the key to selling, we’d be greeted by stand-up comedians in every appliance store, every open house, and every car dealership.

So here are five tips that will ensure your use of humour never undermines the effectiveness of your message.

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Published on at 1:18 pm by Voice Over

PROSALESGUY – How To Master The Six Steps of the B2B Sales Cycle

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Our sales training clients in Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary invest in the growth of their Salespeople to increase their sales

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Published on at 9:17 am by Dave Warawa

Roundhouse Radio looking for Reporter/Anchor

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Roundhouse Radio is looking for a full-time reporter/anchor with a hunger for news, on-air confidence and great storytelling skills

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Published on May 10, 2016 at 1:09 pm by Voice Over

Puget Sound Radio Job Opportunities Ads Relaunched

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Puget Sound Radio is the most read radio board in Canada with over 2 million annual page views
On average we surpass 60,000 Sessions with over 30,000 ‘Unique’ monthly users (Source: Google Analytics)

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Published on December 9, 2015 at 11:13 am by Voice Over

Joseph Planta Talks with Brian ‘Frosty’ Forst

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Joseph offers us this rare interview with long time CKNW radio morning man Brian ‘Frosty’ Forst

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Published on October 28, 2014 at 11:26 am by Greg Simpson

SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. May 28th

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IT WAS MAY 28th … when The Temptations headlined CBS-TV’s Ed Sullivan Show, along with pop singers Robert Goulet and Jane Morgan …
When The Association made their TV debut on CBS’s ‘Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour’ …
When NBC announced that Brian Williams would succeed Tom Nrokaw as anchor of the network’s ‘Nightly News’ …
When Vancouver’s NW 2 AM 730 gave up its 15-months-long All-News radio battle with News 1130 ..
..and when bandleader Kevin Eubanks (pictured) left NBC’s ‘Tonight Show’ after 16 years of supporting Jay Leno.
ALL the milestones for May 28th INSIDE.

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Published on May 27, 2016 at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson

They Did It. KPLU Is Saved

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It only took The Friends of KPLU five months but they did it

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Published on at 9:44 am by Voice Over

The Mystics have today’s almost forgotten track

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I still love the sound of 50s vocal groups, doowop or otherwise…The Mystics were somewhere between traditional vocal groups and doowop but created this classic that, at the time, was so loved that even the Beach Boys covered it……

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Published on May 26, 2016 at 9:07 pm by Greg Simpson

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. May 27th

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IT WAS MAY 27th … when Frank Sinatra (pictured) made his TV debut as he guested on NBC’s “Star-Spangled Review,” hosted by another show biz legend, Bob Hope…
When Toronto’s CHUM AM 1050 became the first Canadian fulltime top-40 radio station and published its first hit record chart…
When the final episodes of the sitcoms “Mork and Mindy,” “Punky Brewster” & “Bosom Buddies” aired on ABC-TV…
..and when Jim & Tammy Bakker appeared on ABC’s “Nightline” following their evangelical TV scandal.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

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Published on at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson