The British Columbia Association of Broadcasters is pleased to honour long serving members of our broadcast community. The Half Century Club gains a new member:
Stirling Faux – New Westminster, BCThe list of Stirling’s previous employers continues back to Nov. 15, 1970 when he was first hired at CKSO Sudbury ON by George Johns. Paul Ski was his 2nd PD at the same station. On Nov. 15, 2020, Stirling celebrated his 50th anniversary on Canadian radio with a live interview with George Johns, the man who gave him his first job, and Doc Harris, Stirling’s then-roommate. Red Robinson also made a brief, congratulatory appearance along with former on-air partner Bob Saye.Previous assignments include,(in order) CFTR – Toronto, CFOM – Quebec City, CKLG – Vancouver, CJOR – Vancouver, LGFM/CFOX – Vancouver and CFMI – Vancouver.Stirling has also hosted “Lotto Night in BC” from 1985 to 1994 for the BC Lottery Corp on BCTV/Global. He hosted “The Money & Wealth Show” on CHEK and syndicated across western Canada in 2012 & 2013.
He was a podcast host for Howe St. Media from 2010 to 2005.Stirling was in-game announce for the Vancouver Canucks in 1984-’85 and in-game announcer for the BC Lions in 2013.He has been the MC for the PM’s Dinner, BC Place, APEC Conference, 1997 and the World Lottery Assn. Conference in Albuquerque NM, 2001.Stirling was Dept. Head, Radio Performing Arts, at Columbia Academy for 1 year. I taught in the Dept. of Broadcasting, faculty of Business at BCIT for 4 years under Brian Antonson.See a list of all BC broadcasters: https://www.bcab.ca/half-century-club/If you know a long serving broadcasters, have them fill out the form to receive their certificate and pin: https://www.bcab.ca/awards/legacy/apply-now/