Canadian Radio: Let’s Get Together

This week, Matt talks about his time at Canadian Music Week and after years of everyone staying mum on regulatory issues, there is a consensus that it’s time to install the latest Radio update. Left unanswered is the who, how and when, but the why answers are transparent. Declining revenue, changing audio consumption habits and new players and platforms have left radio in a weakened position

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Published on May 15, 2019 at 9:30 pm by Voice Over

Brad Karp – Country 93.3 Fort McMurray

Brad Karp is the winner of the 2019 Alan Waters Young Broadcaster of the year award in memory of Steve Young. Born and raised on Montreal’s West Island, Brad grew up with a steady dose of Terry Dimonte and Ted Bird on CHOM. After Algonquin College, Brad found himself working in Thompson, Manitoba and later Fort McMurray, Alberta where he does the morning show at Country 93.3

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Published on May 2, 2019 at 8:42 am by Voice Over

Steve Anthony: The Boy In The Box

Steve Anthony retired from active broadcasting about a year ago, moved to Prince Edward County, and took his business ventures with him for the ride. He and a wife Tanya who has been riding shotgun with Steve since 1997, have enough stories for a book he says he will never write

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Published on April 24, 2019 at 9:36 pm by Voice Over

Author Ian Howarth – Montreal’s Rocking Radio Days

Ian Howarth taught in Montreal for many years, and one of his passions was radio. He knew one day he would want to write a book about all those wonderful moments and sounds that emanated from great radio stations like 1490 CFOX, 980 CKGM, and later CHOM 97.7 once AOR became a thing in the early 70’s

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Published on April 19, 2019 at 10:21 am by Voice Over

Alyssa Page from 107.7 The End joins Matt Cundill on the ‘Sound Off’ Podcast

Alyssa Page grew up in Connecticut, found her way on to the radio by doing everything. Then worked her ass off to get to Atlanta and then a dream position on the legendary 107.7 The End in Seattle. This podcast marks the third member of the radio station to appear on the podcast, and with good reason.

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Published on April 10, 2019 at 9:30 am by Voice Over

WAB Keynote Speaker Paul Jacobs on the ‘Sound Off’ Podcast with Matt Cundill

Paul Jacobs – Stop Selling Radio

In this episode we spend time discussing the challenges involved with selling at a radio station in this digital revolution. His solution is rather simple: Stop Selling Radio

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Published on April 2, 2019 at 9:12 pm by Voice Over

How Very Meredith Geddes of Her on the ‘Sound Off’ Podcast with Matt

She answered the very first question I asked her correctly. She was supposed to get it wrong.

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Published on March 22, 2019 at 8:46 am by Voice Over

‘Sound Off’ Podcast! Corey Dylan from Kicks 101.5 in Atlanta

Corey Dylan understands resilience. The longtime Tampa Bay radio personality was let go from Cox owned WFLA in the summer of 2016. In that time since, she continued working her voiceover clients, hosted a few television shows, and tried her hand at podcasting.

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Published on March 14, 2019 at 9:15 pm by Voice Over

Dean Blundell joins with Matt Cundell on the ‘Sound Off’ Podcast

Dean Blundell was the host of the morning show on 102.1 the Edge in Toronto starting in 2001. As the internet age progressed, and social media took hold, the very things that elevated the Dean Blundell show to great heights became a part of its downfall

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Published on February 27, 2019 at 9:15 pm by Voice Over

Kolter Bouchard joins Matt on the ‘Sound Off’ Podcast

Kolter Bouchard was on the list to be on this podcast last summer. He had an interesting tale to tell about going from Dawson Creek to Dubai, and his program director Blair Bartrem was excited to get this talent on the air a Q107.

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Published on February 20, 2019 at 9:10 am by Voice Over