Bryan Hall celebrates 65 years in Edmonton broadcasting

Bryan Hall is celebrated for 65 years in the Edmonton media on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.Greg Southam/Postmedia

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Published on October 17, 2018 at 6:06 pm by Voice Over

Through First 6 Weeks, NFL TV Ratings are Up Over Last Year

Through the first six weeks of the 2018 campaign, NFL games have collectively averaged 15.6 million viewers, which is pacing 4 percent ahead of last season (15.0 million), according to Nielsen.

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Published on at 5:58 pm by boredop

Wanted: On Air Hosts for Peace River, Alberta

We have immediate openings for On-Air hosts on both of our Peace River based stations – the newly branded River Country, and, KIX FM.

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Published on at 1:53 pm by Voice Over

Jenna Mosher joins Matt on the ‘Sound Off’ Podcast

In late August, Jesse and Jenna from Jump 106.9 in Ottawa were restructured out of their jobs. That’s probably not news as it is a regular occurrence in radio. However, their replacements were a syndicated U.S. show out of Seattle

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Published on at 1:52 pm by Voice Over

Looking for On-Air/Copywriter for Fort St. James, BC

Moose FM seeks On-Air Personality and Copywriter… A Great Opportunity

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Published on at 1:50 pm by Voice Over

Puppeteer Behind Big Bird is Retiring … After 50 Years

Caroll Spinney, 84, announced Wednesday that he’s handing over Big Bird and his other character, Oscar the Grouch, to younger performers.

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Published on at 11:15 am by boredop

Stan Ridgway has today’s almost forgotten track

Stan Ridgway may be one of the best singers and writers that most of you have never heard of…you’ve heard his music, occasionally, as he was the lead singer of Wall of Voodoo of Mexican Radio fame, and then had a bit of a solo career highlighted, mostly, by this song…

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Published on October 16, 2018 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

WEDNESDAY in Broadcast History .. Oct. 17th

Happy Birthday to Canadians Rick Mercer and Norm MacDonald; to actor George Wendt, rapper Eminem and country music’s Alan Jackson.
It was Oct. 17th when the NBC Radio Hollywood studios opened at Sunset and Vine;
when the radio serial ‘Captain Midnight’ debuted on WGN Chicago,
and when live TV coverage of the Canadian parliament debuted on Canadian cable services.
‘Hollywood Squares’ debuted on NBC daytime,
a Barbra Streisand special ‘Belle of 14th Street’ aired on CBS-TV,
and George W. Bush and Al Gore staged their 3rd televised debate,
The music world took a hit this date with the deaths of Tennessee Ernie Ford, Teresa Brewer, Alberta Hunter, Billy Williams, Mark Warnow, plus composers Viz Mizzy and Jay Livingston.
Details and ALL the milestones for Oct. 17th INSIDE.

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Published on at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson

Ontario judge declines to hear Faith Goldy v. Bell Media

An Ontario Superior Court judge has declined to hear Toronto mayoral candidate Faith Goldy’s complaint against Bell Media for refusing to run her election ads

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Published on at 1:12 pm by Voice Over

Longtime Voice of WSU Cougars Bob Robertson Retires

ROBERTSON, 89,  began calling COUGARS football as radio play-by-play voice in 1964, moving to analyst in 2012; He called 589 COUGARS games in that stretch. 

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Published on at 12:53 pm by Ron Robinson