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Michele B - Click to enlarge Michele B - Graduate Carleton University School of Journalism and Communication Ottawa and National Institute of Broadcasting Toronto; midday host CFBT-FM Vancouver 2002-05



Dale Babcook - Assignment Editor CKWX Vancouver 1970s-early 80s; news CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1984


Randy Bachman - Click for larger photo Randy Bachman - Canadian rock legend; guitarist/songwriter/performer/producer The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive; 120 gold and platinum album and singles awards worldwide; weekly appearances Sounds Like Canada national from CBC Radio Vancouver 2005; host Randy Bachman's Vinyl Tap national network from CBC Radio Vancouver 2005-current.  Website


Kevin Bader - Click to enlarge Kevin Bader - Announcer/producer CKGF Grand Forks BC 1986-90; announcer/producer CJJR-FM Vancouver 1990-93; nominated BCCMA Broadcaster of the Year 1992 & 1993; morning show announcer/production manager CKQR Castlegar 1993-95; elementary school teacher Vernon BC/freelance voice and production current.  Kevin's website


John Badham - Click to enlarge
John Badham - Covered Weyburn Beavers senior hockey at age 20 CFSL Weyburn SK 1957; Saskatchewan Roughriders play-by-play 1959-69; play-by-play Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, BC Lions CFUN Vancouver 1984, and Ottawa Rough Riders; CKRU-FM/CKWF-FM/CHEX Peterborough ON 1988-2012; retired from full-time broadcasting 2011; returned as part-time morning show host CJMB-FM Peterborough 2012-16; received Sports Media Canada Career Achievement Award 2016.  Died December 8, 2016 in Peterborough at age 79


Ferdy Baglo CKNW mid 1940s - Click for alternate enlargement Ferdy Baglo - CKMO Vancouver early 1940s; first music director/host Musical Roundup CKNW New Westminster 1944-50; CKDA Victoria 1951; CKNW 1952; CKOM Saskatoon 1953-58; entered ministry and received degree in religious studies; news CJJC Langely 1970; writer for church magazines/retired in Chilliwack


Ravi Baichwal - Click for larger photo Ravi Baichwal - Researcher CBC Calgary; associate business program producer/reporter/anchor CBC Newsworld Toronto; guest host CKNW Vancouver; reporter/anchor Vancouver Television CIVT 1999-2002; anchor/correspondent CTV National News, Canada AM and CTV Newsnet and Report on Business Television Toronto 2002-06; host The Ravi Baichwal Show CFRB Toronto to 2001; reporter/weekend news anchor WLS-TV Chicago 2006-current; married to former CTV news anchor/reporter Sonja Nordahl                           


Jaeny Baik - Click to enlarge Jaeny Baik - Ryerson Journalism program Toronto 1997; associate producer As It Happens CBC Toronto 1998; arts reporter/host Shaken Not Stirred then host Living Winnipeg CBC Winnipeg circa 2000-08; host Living Vancouver CBC TV Vancouver 2008-current


Alison Bailey
Alison Bailey - English and Sociology University of British Columbia and BCIT Broadcast program graduate; The Early Edition associate producer CBC Radio Vancouver; intern CBC News Vancouver in current affairs and television news, CKWX Vancouver, and /A\ News Victoria; anchor/reporter CKNW Vancouver 2010-14; reporter CKWX Vancouver 2014-current; recipient Jack Webster Foundation Student Journalism Award 2010 



Barrie Bailie - Afternoon drive CJOR Vancouver early 1960s; promotion director CFUN Vancouver late 1960s; CFGM, CHUM and CKFH Toronto; GM RightRadio Inc. 2003-11


Ed Bain - Click for larger photo Ed Bain - Fill-in weatherman CKCK-TV Regina early 1980s; morning host CJUP Langley 1985-87; morning host CKKQ-FM Victoria 1987-current; weekday weather reporter CHEK-TV Victoria 2001-current; Canadian Association of Broadcasters Gold Ribbon Award for Radio Humour and British Columbia Association of Broadcasters Broadcaster of the Year 2005


Meera Bains - Click to enlarge Meera Bains - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate; CHNL Kamloops; researcher then news reporter Channel M Vancouver; Fraser Valley reporter CBC Vancouver 2006-current


Poonam Bains - Click to enlarge Poonam Bains - (Poonam Bains McQueen) - Bachelors degree in journalism and public relations Thompson Rivers University Kamloops 2006; arts and entertainment reporter Langley Advance newspaper 2007; host/reporter South Asian magazine program Zindagi Shaw Multicultural Channel Vancouver 2006-08; Community Liaison Officer/Independent Production Coordinator & On-Air Host OMNI Television/Citytv Vancouver 2008-13; Licensed Realtor Homelife Benchmark Realty Langley 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Dorwin Baird - Click for larger photo Dorwin Baird - Pioneer member/founder UBC Radio Society circa 1937 and Varsity Time CJOR Vancouver 1940s; announcer CJOR Vancouver 1940s-50s; commentator CKWX Vancouver; producer of book review feature Silent Friends.  Died in North Vancouver December 8, 1972 at age 56


Andrea Bak - Click to enlarge Andrea Bak - News CISQ-FM/CISW-FM Squamish/Whistler 2000-02; Delta Cable 2002-04; weekend traffic reporter/morning tape editor CKWX Vancouver 2003-06; owner/operator The Bachelor Plan current


Dan Baker - Click to enlarge Dan Baker - Edmonton; evenings CJJR-FM Vancouver to 2007; as Scott McLeod weekend overnights CKBD Vancouver to 2007


Jeremy Baker - Click to enlarge
Jeremy Baker - CITR-FM Vancouver 1998; BCIT Broadcast program graduate 2003; host CJZN-FM Victoria 2003-14; p.m. drive CFOX-FM Vancouver 2015-current


Matt Baker - Click to enlarge
Matt Baker - BCIT Broadcast and Media Communications, Broadcast Journalism graduate 2007; Vancouver Canadians Internet broadcaster 2005-06; producer/host Game Night and Evening Sports Centre updates CKST Vancouver 2007-2015; public address announcer BC Lions Football Club 2014-current; In House Interviewer Vancouver Stealth lacrosse team 2015-16; play by play viaSport 2016; Digital Media Specialist BC Lions Football Club 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Rafferty Baker - Click to enlarge
Rafferty Baker - Broadcast journalism graduate BCIT 2012; intern World Today show CKNW Vancouver; intern BC Almanac CBC Radio Vancouver then night reporter CBC current 


Renu Bakshi - Click to enlarge Renu Bakshi - Freelance reporter YTV Vancouver 1988-94; staff writer Mehfil Magazine Burnaby 1994-95; story producer BCTV Vancouver 1996; magazine/newspaper writer 1995-96; producer BCTV Vancouver 1996-97; anchor/reporter/producer VTV/CTV British Columbia 1997-2010; freelance contributor Maclean's Magazine 2002-03; Senior Communications Strategist Renu Bakshi Communications 2011-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Myron Balagno - Click for alternate photo Myron Balagno - Announcer CJVI Victoria 1949-50; CJOR Vancouver 1950-54; host The Man Under the Clock from Birks corner CKMO Vancouver 1954-56 & aired program changing call letters to CFUN 6 p.m. February 14, 1955; McConnell Eastman advertising 1956-60; director of advertising and PR Park and Tilford Distillers 1960-68; Vancouver manager Foster Advertising Toronto 1968-70; founder advertising/marketing company Myron Balagno & Associates 1970; retired 1996.   Died in North Vancouver Sept. 2, 2003 at age 74


Nikki Balch - Click to enlarge
Nicole (Nikki) Balch - Radio and Television Arts Nova Scotia Community College 2006; on air/production assistant CKCW-FM Moncton NB 2006; morning show co-host CKHZ-FM Halifax 2006-11; midday host then Fashion Fix host CJFM-FM Montreal 2011-14; on air/Assistant Music Director CIHT-FM Ottawa 2014-16; Music Director/midday host CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2016; morning show co-host CKBE-FM Montreal 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Cathy Baldazzi - Click for photo with Fred Latremouille Cathy Baldazzi - CFUN Vancouver traffic 1990-92; CFUN morning co-host 1992-93 and CKKS-FM Vancouver morning co-host with Fred Latremouille 1993-99; morning co-host Fred & Cathy CKCL-FM Vancouver 2006-07


Keith Baldrey - Click for larger photo Keith Baldrey - Reporter Vancouver Sun 1985-94; legislative bureau chief based in Victoria BCTV Vancouver and CHEK-TV Victoria 1994-current; commentator Daybreak CBC Radio Victoria current; weekly commentator CKNW Vancouver current; contributor BC Business Magazine current


Phil Baldwin 1954 - Click to enlarge Phil Baldwin - Host Musical Grab Bag afternoons CKMO Vancouver 1946; various mid-day programs circa 1947 and children's show recorded at hall in 1000 block West Pender Vancouver CKNW New Westminster early 1950s and appointed Assistant Manager 1951; Promotion Manager CKDA Victoria 1954-55; Promotion Manager CKWX Vancouver 1955 and retired from CKWX 1978.  Died in Burnaby January 11, 1980 at age 66 


Denelle Balfour - Click to enlarge Denelle Balfour - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; part-time instructor British Columbia Institute of Technology; producer/writer/back-up anchor BCTV Vancouver; winner Canpro Gold for three news mini series 1989-91; senior reporter/part-time news anchor VTV Vancouver; Mexico City correspondent CTV Television News 2001-04; winner Television Under Five Minutes Canadian Association of Journalists 2001; news reporter CTV Toronto 2004; CTV Halifax Atlantic Bureau Chief 2007-09; Media Relations Government of Ontario current


Damian Balinowski - Click to enlarge Damian Balinowski - News anchor CISQ-FM Squamish 1990-93; wire/audio editor Standard Broadcast News Vancouver 1993-94; software support technician Resort Systems Vancouver 1994-99; news editor/business reporter CKWX Vancouver 1996-2001; News Director KSSK AM/FM Honolulu 2002-08; Program Director KHVH/KHBZ Honolulu 2007-08; Internal Communications Manager Hawaiian Airlines 2008-current


Rick Ball - Click for larger photo Rick Ball - BCIT Broadcast program graduate; voice of Kelowna Rockets late 1990s; talk show host CFAX Victoria; part of CBC Hockey Night in Canada broadcast team 1999-current; host syndicated sports program On the Ball; sports/talk host CKST Vancouver 2003-14 including BC Lions and Canucks play-by-play; Calgary Flames play-by-play Rogers Sportsnet Calgary 2014-current    


Brett Ballah - Click to enlarge Brett Ballah - Editor-in-Chief The Fulcrum University of Ottawa newspaper 1995-96; TVOntario 1996-2000; CBC Radio Toronto 2000-02; CBC Radio Quebec City 2002-04; CBC Radio Vancouver 2004-08; news reporter Global BC 2008-12; producer Global National 2011-12; executive producer Radio-Canada Vancouver 2012-current.  LinkedIn profile


Laura Ballance - Click to enlarge Laura Ballance - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 1989; intern/news BCTV Vancouver 1987-99; reporter/writer CKNW Vancouver 1988-95; media relations manager Pacific National Exhibition 1993-current; partner/co-founder Curve Communications Group Vancouver 2000-08; founder/president Laura Ballance Media Group Vancouver 2008-currentLinkedIn profile 


Kyle Balzer - Click to enlarge
Kyle Balzer - Professional Communications Essentials Certificate, Communication and Media Studies, University of the Fraser Valley 2013; BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2016; Press Release Editor Columbia Bible College Abbotsford 2012; sports writer University of the Fraser Valley 2011-12; communications intern Abbotsford Heat Hockey Ltd. 2013; on-air radio host CIVL-FM Abbotsford 2014; PA announcer Abbotsford Pilots Hockey Club 2014-15; intern CKST Vancouver 2015; contributing writer AOSN (All Out Sports Network) San Diego 2015; intern CKWX Vancouver 2016; on-line play-by-play Surrey Eagles Hockey Club 2015-current; news reporter then morning host CISF-FM Surrey 2016; news reporter Vista Radio group Prince George 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile   


Dianne Bankay - Click to enlarge
Dianne Bankay - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 2013; reporter CKNW Vancouver 2013-14; reporter CKWX Vancouver 2014-15 


Gary Bannerman - Click for larger photo Gary Bannerman - Reporter then legislature reporter/columnist Telegraph Journal, Saint John NB 1967-70; reporter then urban affairs reporter/columnist The Vancouver Province 1970-72; talk show host CKNW New Westminster 1972-88 and relief host CKNW 1990s; daily news/information program CFSR-FM Abbotsford 1986-93; author of several books; president Bannerline Enterprises Ltd.  Died in Vancouver July 11, 2011 at age 64.  Bannerline Communications website 



Katherine Banwell - News CKO-FM-4 Vancouver mid 1980s; CBC Radio Vancouver; CJOR Vancouver 1988


Andrew Barber - Click to enlarge
Andrew Barber - Vancouver-based comedian/actor/writer/director/editor; co-host Beer Money Citytv Vancouver 2012-14Andrew Barber website


James Barber - Click to enlarge
James Barber - Author/columnist/radio personality and one of best known television cooks in the world; cooking show CKO-FM-4 Vancouver mid 1980s; host internationally broadcast Urban Peasant CBC Television Vancouver 1991-2001; writer Vancouver Magazine, Vancouver Sun.  Died November 29, 2007 at age 84 at his home near Duncan.  James Barber website


Gary Barclay - Click to enlarge
Gary Barclay - Producer/host The All-Night Jazz Show CHQM/CHQM-FM Vancouver and independent jazz features producer CBC Radio 1971-85; interview contributor with Dizzy Gillespie National Public Radio 13-part series Dizzy’s Diamond 1992 and with Sonny Rollins on CBC Stereo’s The Arts Tonight and Hot Air CBC Radio One 2007; BA English Literature (Hon.) graduate University of British Columbia 2000 and BA  Religion, Literature and the Arts 2004; English writing tutor UBC 2001-05; Director Gary Barclay's Tape Preservation Transfer Service Vancouver 2004-current; Associate Editor, Arts & Entertainment Vancouver Lifestyle Magazine 2006-09; Chair Audio Engineering Society Vancouver 2011-14.  LinkedIn profile 


Harry Barisoff CFAC Calgary
Harry Barisoff - CJAT Trail BC circa 1960-62; CFAC Calgary; news CKWX Vancouver circa 1967-69; news CFAX Victoria 1970s; CHEK-TV Victoria


Kevin Barker 1970s - Click to enlarge with recent photo Kevin Barker - As Kevin Stewart news announcer/reporter CHQB Powell River BC 1974-76; CKWX Vancouver 1979-81; news announcer CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1978; Media Services for 1983 BC General Election; editorial coordinator BC Pavilion Corp. (Expo 86) 1985-86; Associate Editor/Associate Publisher MacLean Hunter Ltd. Business Publications Division Vancouver 1986-89; crime reporter/contributing editor Equity Magazine Vancouver 1989-97; Editor The Prospector newspaper Vancouver 1990s; moved to Costa Rica 2000; freelance investment commentator The Daily BarkerLetter current


Warren Barker photo courtesy RedRobinson.com - Click for older photo Warren Barker - CJCA Edmonton 1947; CKRD Red Deer 1949; CKDA Victoria; CKNW New Westminster 1952, News 1953, News Director 1959-91; retired CKNW 1991; 1993 Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution to journalism in British Columbia.  CCF Biography



Greg Barnes - Staff announcer CBC Vancouver 1960s


Squire Barnes - Click for larger colour photo Squire Barnes - Sports CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1984-89; sports show producer CKWX and CHRX Vancouver; weekend sports CBC-TV Vancouver 1990s; sports anchor/host Satellite Debris then Sports Director Global TV Vancouver current; co-host TV Match Up TVTropolis circa 2007 


Ron Barnet - Click to enlarge Ron Barnet - CJOC Lethbridge AB 1957; CKCK Regina 1965-83; CKNW New Westminster 1983; CKXL Calgary 1986-87; sports including BC Lions post-game shows and Vancouver Canadians play-by-play CKNW 1987


Scott Barratt - Click for larger photo Scott Barratt - CJAT Trail 1979; CKWX Vancouver 1980-85; graduate Columbia School of Broadcasting 1984; CJAZ-FM Vancouver 1985; TV host/interviewer various productions 1985-2001; a.m. drive CIOF/CKXY Vancouver 1986-87; CFMI-FM Vancouver 1987-91; morning host fill-in CKNW Vancouver 1991-93; host nationally syndicated Discumentary 1992-94; a.m. drive CJJR-FM Vancouver 1993-96; CFOX-FM Vancouver 1996-2000; World Beat Wake-up CHKG-FM Vancouver 2000-01; host Radio Martial Arts Los Angeles and U.S. syndicated 2001.  Scott Barratt website


Dave Barrett - Click to enlarge Dave Barrett - British Columbia Premier 1972-75; morning talk show host CJOR Vancouver 1984-87; named to Order of Canada 2005


George Barrett - Click to enlarge
George Barrett - Active in Vancouver's Jamaican community as DJ, MC & live show promoter; host Reggae Show CFRO-FM Vancouver 1976-current; host The Rockers Show CITR-FM Vancouver circa 1982-current; host Reggae Vibes CHKG-FM Vancouver undated; multiple Canadian Reggae Music Award (CRMA) winner; West Coast Reggae-Caribbean Music Awards for Best Radio/DJ and Outstanding Contribution to the Reggae Music Industry 2011.  Vimeo video 



Keith Barry - Radio program director, then staff announcer CBC Vancouver late 1950s-1980.  Retired about 1980.


Hilarie Barsky - Click for larger photo Hilarie Barsky - B.A. in English/Communications La Salle University Philadelphia and graduate Gotham City Improv New York; radio/TV producer; character voices/impressions/writer; talk show producer then morning show sidekick WCAU Philadelphia; co-host Jay and Hilarie Show syndicated from KLIF Dallas TX; p.m. drive talk show co-host CFUN Vancouver to 2005; co-host Talk for Women Sirius Satellite Radio 2005; co-host Good Morning America Radio Show XM channel 155 2006-current


John Barson - Click to enlarge John Barson - Club DJ and MC Vancouver early 1980s; announcer CHWK Chilliwack 1984-90; talk show host/producer including The Changing Family and The Computer Program CKST Vancouver 1990-91; operator music and health show Internet station Total Health Radio New Westminster current


Phil Barter 1950s - Click to enlarge Phil Barter - CJAV Port Alberni 1948-53; CKDA Victoria 1953; first person on air at the sign on/weatherman CHEK-TV Victoria December 1, 1956; general announcer/interviewer/weatherman and later News Director CHAN-TV (BCTV) Vancouver 1961-65; covered legislature for CKDA Victoria, CKNW and CBC Vancouver before leaving business for PR career; retired 1997.  Died Sept. 23, 2002


Hugh Bartlett 1950 - Click for Happy Gang photo Hugh Bartlett - Advertisement writer Spencer's department store Vancouver mid 1930s; writer/announcer CJOR Vancouver 1936; announcer CKWX Vancouver 1937; news announcer CBC Radio Vancouver 1937-38; announcer The Happy Gang variety show CBC Radio National Toronto 1938-53.  Died in Vancouver December 6, 1953 at age 39.


Sarah Bartok - Click for recent photo Sarah Bartok - CHFK-FM London ON 2001-02; middays CKIS-FM & middays voicetrack CFFR Calgary 2003-04; weekends CKZZ-FM Vancouver and middays CISL Vancouver 2004-09; morning traffic CFQR-FM Montreal 2009-11; morning co-host CKBE-FM Montreal 2011-current


John Barton CHED early 1960s - Click for early and recent larger photos John Barton - Evenings/weekends while in high school CKRD Red Deer AB 1949-51; morning host CFRN Edmonton 1951-53; Program Manager CKRD 1953-55; The Morning Mayor CHED Edmonton 1955-59; National Sales Manager CHED 1959-64; morning host CKWX Vancouver and CHAN-TV Vancouver game show voice-overs 1964-67; morning host CHFI-FM Toronto 1967-71; Program Manager CJOR Vancouver 1971-73; daily one-hour talk show host and CTV Game Show host What's The Good Word? and Hot Hands early to late 1970s; morning host/weekends CKDA Victoria (incorrectly listed by some sources as CJVI) 1973-76; host daily one-hour talk show Barton & Company CHEK-TV Victoria 1976-82; Creative Director Copeland Communications Victoria 1982-92; retired from broadcasting in Qualicum Beach 1992; book illustrator and drawing teacher Malaspina College Parksville and The Old School House Qualicum.  Died April 5, 2014 in Victoria at age 82.  1964 John Barton CKWX Vancouver Beatles show audio #1  audio #2  audio #3  


Fred Bass - Click to enlarge Fred Bass - Announcer/staff pianist/writer/music director/program manager CKWX Vancouver 1928-61


Ivor Bassett - Click to enlarge
Ivor Bassett - (Ivor Mansell Bassett) Teacher then Supervising Principal of two public schools Revelstoke, BC 1913-22; announcer/classical music show host CFDC Vancouver circa 1926; died December 20, 1939 in Miami, FL at age 50.  Geni biography   


Brendan Batchelor - Click to enlarge
Brendan Batchelor - Ryerson University Journalism 2008; BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2010; radio announcer/reporter/producer TSN The Sports Network Vancouver 2008-17; PA announcer Coquitlam Express 2009-12; Director of Media Relations/Play-By-Play Broadcaster Surrey Eagles Hockey Club 2012-13; play broadcaster Vancouver Giants Hockey Club 2013-17; Director of Media Relations Vancouver Giants Hockey Club 2014-17; play-by-play broadcaster Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2016-17; Vancouver Canucks play-by-play broadcaster CISL Vancouver 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile


Megan Batchelor - Click to enlarge
Megan Batchelor - Creative Communications, Journalism graduate Red River College Winnipeg 2007; news writer/producer Breakfast Television Shilo MB 2007; general assignment reporter then reporter/anchor CKX-TV Brandon MB November 2007-09; general assignment and content reporter CHMI-TV (City-TV) Winnipeg 2009-10; web producer CKY-TV (CTV) Winnipeg 2011-12; reporter/anchor CKND-TV (Global) Winnipeg 2012-15; reporter CBC-TV Vancouver 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Anita Bathe - Click to enlarge Anita Bathe - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 2009; youth host Gen Why segment The Express Shaw Cable Vancouver 2004-07; promotions/Vancouver Giants interviews OMNI TV Vancouver 2006-07; promotions/location cut-ins CFMI-FM/Corus Radio Vancouver 2007-08; reporter South Asian TV program Zindagi Shaw Multicultural channel Vancouver 2007-09; weekend morning news anchor Rogers Radio group CKQC-FM Abbotsford/CKSR-FM Chilliwack/CISQ-FM Squamish/CISW-FM Whistler 2008; host A World of Smiles Telethon Shaw Cable Vancouver 2008-09; reporter/anchor CFAX Victoria 2009-10; BCIT marketing and communications program 2010-12; marketing and communications storyteller DIG360 Consulting Ltd. 2011-12; reporter CKWX Vancouver 2012-16; reporter CBC Vancouver 2016-current; recipient Jack Webster Fellowship 2015.  LinkedIn profile 


Todd Battis - Click to enlarge Todd Battis - Bachelor of Journalism University of Saskatchewan; CBC News Charlottetown PEI 1992; reporter CBC-TV Edmonton 1994; reporter/host Breakfast Television and reporter/host/producer The Scene Atlantic Television News Halifax; CTV science correspondent/national oceans and climate reporter Halifax 2001; west coast correspondent/CTV Vancouver news bureau chief 2003-08; supper hour host CBC News New Brunswick 2008-09; CTV Halifax Atlantic Bureau Chief 2009-current


Larry Bauder circa 1970 - Click for recent photo Larry Bauder - BCIT broadcast program graduate 1968; CFBV/CFLD Smithers/Burns Lake; CJAT Trail; CKPG Prince George; overnight DJ CFUN/CKVN Vancouver 1969; CKLG-FM Vancouver mid-70’s; business computer programming current


Jim Baugh 2012 photo - Click to enlarge
Jim Baugh - (James Wilfrid Baugh) Reporter World-Spectator Moosomin SK late 1940s; Sports Editor Kamloops Sentinel early 1950s; published Esterhazy Observer (now The Miner Journal) with wife Grace, Esterhazy SK 1952-56; editor/reporter then News Supervisor CBC Radio News Vancouver 1959-85.  Died in Vancouver area August 29, 2014 at age 89  


Chuck Baxter CKLG - Click to enlarge Chuck Baxter - CKPG Prince George early 1950s; operator/announcer CKLG North Vancouver 1955


Jim Baxter - Click for recent photo Jim Baxter - Rink announcer New Westminster Bruins & community ice hockey play-by-play Shaw Cable TV 1988; special events MC & club DJ 1991-current; producer/operator/on air CKLG Vancouver 1991; broadcast intern KISM-FM Bellingham 1992; afternoon show CFNI Port Hardy 1994


Laura Baziuk - Click to enlarge
Laura Baziuk - Bachelor of Journalism Carleton University Ottawa 2009; intern Corus Entertainment Vancouver 2008; summer reporter Peace Arch News 2007-08; intern CBC/Radio-Canada Vancouver 2009; Copy Editor The Globe and Mail 2009; Deputy Editor Tonight Newspaper Toronto 2009-10; reporter The Province Vancouver 2010; reporter 24 Hours Vancouver 2010-11; reporter/editor The Canadian Press 2011; reporter Postmedia Network Inc. 2011; reporter/anchor CKNW Vancouver 2011-16; B.C. Digital Editor Black Press Vancouver 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile


Barbara Beam - Click for larger photo Barbara Beam - BCIT Broadcast graduate 1999; co-host Latino Soy/Assistant to International Promotions Director CHKG-FM Vancouver 1999; on-air radio and TV personality/music director CJFW-FM/CFTK/CFTK-TV Terrace BC 1999-2002; afternoon drive CFBT-FM Vancouver 2002-07; on-camera host View Media Group 2008-current; weekends CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2009-10; reporter/segment host VancouverBC.com 2008-10; events director Utherverse 2008-12: segment host Clubvibes.com 2011-current; weekends CJJR-FM Vancouver 2012-current.  LinkedIn profile   


Jim Beatty - Click to enlarge Jim Beatty - Bachelor of Applied Arts (B.A.A.) Journalism Ryerson University Toronto 1989; reporter Brantford Expositor, Brantford ON 1990-95; legislative reporter Vancouver Sun 1995-2004; Freelance Journalist 1995-current; reporter/Victoria bureau chief CTV British Columbia 2004-11; news anchor CHEK-TV Victoria 2012-15; Account Director Hill+Knowlton Strategies Victoria 2015-current; Jack Webster Award Best News Reporting of the Year 2006 and numerous others.  LinkedIn profile 


Rene Beauchamps - Click to enlarge Rene Beauchamps - Overnights/weekends/host Psychedelic Psunday CFMI-FM Vancouver 2005


John Beaudin - Click for larger colour photo John Beaudin - TV host/producer/camera man Miramichi Cable NB 1979; swing announcer CKRA-FM Edmonton 1983-85; swing announcer CFRN Edmonton 1986; host/music director Nightlite (New Age/Smooth Jazz) CKXM-FM Edmonton 1986-89; swing announcer CFUN Vancouver 1989-95; host/music director Nightlite (Smooth Jazz) CHQM-FM Vancouver 1991-2001; Lovesongs host CHQM-FM Vancouver 2001-current (now voice-tracked from Calgary); PD and p.m. drive CIQX-FM Calgary 2002-current; has written music features for Common Ground and Shared Vision Vancouver; President Smooth Jazz Now current.  Edmonton Broadcasters photos                            



John Beaudoin - BCIT Broadcast Program trainee 1977; CKLG-FM/CFOX-FM Vancouver 1977-88 including all nights 1978-79, late evenings 1980-81, middays/host Electric Lunch 1981-83, host CFOX Rock Journal 1983-88, original member CFOX Electric Lunch Orchestra, and Program Director 1986-88; PD CJJR-FM Vancouver 1989-93 including re-forming CFOX Electric Lunch Orchestra into CHRX Classic Rockers; PD CHRX Vancouver 1991-93; Manager Customer Services and Marketing, TransLink (South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority) Vancouver current


Soren Bech Soren Bech - News CJJC Langley 1972-73; editor B.C. Federation of Labour; B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union current 


Sonia Beeksma - click to enlarge
Sonia Beeksma - Broadcasting Performing Arts, Columbia Academy & Journalism, Kwantlen University Vancouver; reporter CTV Sault Ste. Marie ON 2010; junket journalist Warner Bros 2009-10; on air host CJRJ Vancouver 2012; traffic/weather CHMJ/CKNW Vancouver 2012-13; traffic/weather Global BC/BC1 2013-16; weather anchor CTV Vancouver 2016-17 and morning traffic 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile  


Amy Beeman - Click to enlarge Amy Beeman - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 1998; Dateline NBC 1998; CKKN-FM/CKPG-TV Prince George 1999-2004; swing 2004 then morning show producer/co-host CFBT-FM Vancouver 2004-current and morning co-host 2012-current; freelance Shaw Cable 4 Vancouver circa 2005.  LinkedIn profile 


Greg Beharrell - Click to Enlarge
Greg Beharrell - Evening host CFEX-FM Calgary 2007-12; CFNY-FM Toronto evening host 2013-14 then mornings 2014; p.m. drive CFOX-FM Vancouver 2014; afternoon drive host KITS-FM San Francisco 2014-current; evening segment CFOX-FM 2016-current; weekends/writer/digital/social content creator KLOS-FM 95.5 Los Angeles.  LinkedIn profile 


Tanya Beja - Click to enlarge Tanya Beja - Journalism study Carleton University Ottawa; reporter Canada Now CBC Vancouver; producer As it Happens and CBC News: Morning Toronto; video journalist CBC News New Brunswick; reporter CBC Television Vancouver 2009-10; reporter Global BC 2010-current


Amy Bell - Click to enlarge Amy Bell - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; traffic reporter CJNW Vancouver 2001; traffic reporter CKNW Vancouver to 2006; traffic reporter BCTV Morning News on Global 2004-12; traffic/weather CBC Vancouver 2012-current



Barry Bell - Winnipeg radio; CFCP Courtenay mid 1960s; Production Manager CJJC Langley circa 1968; news CKVN Vancouver 1968-70; news CHQM Vancouver 1970s; regional legislative reporter CBC Vancouver 1970s-80s


Cameron Bell - Click to enlarge Cameron Bell - CFUN Vancouver 1962-66; CKWX Vancouver 1966-67; CKNW New Westminster 1967-68; CHAN-TV (BCTV) Vancouver reporter/editor then News Director 1968-89; producer of Travel Talk; recipient Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award 1999; Cameron Bell Consultancy Ltd. current; owner/operator City of Surrey low power visitor's radio station current; Sunday morning host The Cameron Bell Show CKNW Vancouver 2006-08.  Mike Cleaver interview  


Terry Bell - Click to enlarge Terry Bell - Mid morning host/production manager/PD/TV Dance Party host/public affairs/evening TV news anchor CKPG/CKPG-TV Prince George 1963-70; production/news/morning host/PM drive host CHQM/CHQM-FM Vancouver 1970-93; part owner/PD/PM drive host CKST Vancouver 1993-2001; City Jazz host My City Radio.com Vancouver 2001; CJNW Vancouver 2001-02; news editor/anchor local and Corus Radio Network CKNW Vancouver 2002-14; retired from broadcasting 2014.  LinkedIn profile  Mike Cleaver interview 


Bill Bellman circa 1950 - Click to enlarge with early 60s photo Bill Bellman - Host Bellman's Choice and A Man and His Music CBU Vancouver early 1950s; host Almanac CBUT Vancouver 1950s; co-founder with Jack Stark CHQM/CHQM-FM Vancouver 1959/60; President CHQM Vancouver to 1973; host Some of Those Days CBC-TV Vancouver 1961-65; interviewer Lively Arts CBC-TV Vancouver


Amber Belzer - Click to enlarge Amber Belzer - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 2005; marketing communications management certificate BCIT 2011; administrative assistant London Drugs Vancouver 2001-03; midday host CFFM-FM Williams Lake 2005; p.m. drive CJMG-FM & middays CKOR Penticton 2005-07; traffic reporter Canadian Traffic Network Vancouver 2007-11; program advisor Stenberg College Surrey 2008-11; traffic reporter CHMJ Vancouver 2008-current; TV traffic reporter Global TV/Canadian Traffic Network 2011-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Ron Bencze CKWX - Click to enlarge with recent photo Ron Bencze - Graduate Broadcast Communications program BCIT 1989; CJUP/CKST Langley 1986-89; CFJC-TV Kamloops 1989; reporter/network editor Satellite Radio Network Vancouver 1989-94; reporter/network editor Standard Broadcast News Vancouver 1994-96; (2 years)|VancouverStandard Broadcast News 1991-94; Communications Degree Simon Fraser University 1996; senior reporter/assignment editor CKWX Vancouver 1996-2004; reporter BCTV Vancouver 2004-11; owner/chief photographer Sharper Shot 360 Surrey 2011-current; RTNDA Ron Laidlaw award 2003 and Edward R. Murrow award 2005.  LinkedIn profile



Ben Bendrodt - News reader CKWX Vancouver 1947


Jason Benner - Click to enlarge Jason Benner - BCIT Broadcast graduate 2003; CHNL Kamloops/CJNL Merritt 2003-04; weekend sports anchor CKWX Vancouver 2004-10


Jack Bennest CJOR 1972 - Click for 1976 CKNW and recent photos Jack Bennest - Trained BCIT 1969; CKOK Penticton 1969-70; CHWK Chilliwack 1970-71; news CJOR Vancouver 1971-74; news CKNW New Westminster 1974-83; taught two semesters VCC Langara Vancouver; briefly CBC Vancouver/Edmonton; community living program assistant 1984-current; retired from radio; Councillor Oliver BC 2005-current; webmaster BC Radio History1970s CJOR clip from BC Radio History.com  Send email


Jill Bennett - Click to enlarge Jill Bennett - BCIT Broadcast graduate; news reporter CKWX Vancouver 1997-99; news reporter CBC Radio Vancouver 1990-2002; news reporter CKNW Vancouver 2003-04; news reporter Citytv Vancouver 2004-06; news 2006-current and weekend morning host CKNW 2009-current; reporter Global BC 2013-current


Jim Bennie 1994 - Click for mid 1980s CKO press card and 1994 enlargement Jim Bennie - CJAV Port Alberni 1975; CHWK/CFVR Chilliwack/Abbotsford 1975-76; CJIB Vernon 1976-77; CJJC Langley 1977; CHWK 1978; CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1978-82; CKOV Kelowna 1982-83; CKWX Vancouver 1983; CKO-FM-4 1983-88; CJOR/CHRX/CKBD/CJJR-FM Vancouver 1988-97; news anchor CKWX 1997-current


Katie Bennison - Click to enlarge
Katie Bennison - Broadcast communications diploma and broadcast journalism radio and TV 1986; as Katie Rebak helicopter traffic reporter CKKS-FM Vancouver 1990-94; morning show co-host CIEZ-FM Halifax/promotions writer and morning show producer ASN and ATV Halifax 1994-97; Breakfast Television traffic reporter Vancouver Television CIVT-TV 1997-98; media and community relations ranager Rogers Video Richmond BC 2000-02; voice of Betty Ross Hulk video game 2003; helicopter traffic entertainment reporter CKWX/CKLG-FM Vancouver 2002-04; on call traffic/weather reporter CBC Radio One Vancouver 2005-current; foreign newscaster in Watchmen Warner Bros. Entertainment 2008-09; freelance voice over actor Gold Tooth Creative 2009; stage actor Rose in William Miranda production of On the Corner of Virtue and Sexmore 2010; film/TV actor commercials and voice overs 2010-12; actor/voice over actor Webster Talent Management Vancouver 2012-current.  LinkedIn profile  Katie Bennison website


Ken Benson 1975 - Click to enlarge Ken Benson - CFCP/CFWB Courtenay/Campbell River early 1970s; assistant production manager and on-air weekends CJJC Langley mid 1970s


Peter Benson KNKT-FM Albuquerque - Click for larger photo Peter Benson - KLOS and KQEO Albuquerque NM; KOIL Omaha NE; KELP El Paso TX, KMEN San Bernardino CA, Brother Benson CFUN Vancouver 1973-74; KQEO Albuquerque 1976; KZRR, KOB-FM, and KLYT Albuquerque; talk show host ABQ Connect and afternoon announcer KNKT-FM Albuquerque 2000-current


Mitch Berger - Click to enlarge
Mitch Berger - NFL punter and Super Bowl champion 1994-2010; NFL analyst TSN and several Canadian radio stations current; NFL analyst CKST Vancouver 2011-12; NFL correspondent CKNW Vancouver 2012-current.  Website


Nadine Berger - Click for 1983 CBC photo Nadine Berger - Psychologist of the air host Solutions weekday afternoons CJOR Vancouver 1981; co-host CBC-TV Take 30 1982-84; west coast news reporter CBS Television circa 1985-86


Renee Bernard - Click to enlarge
Renee Bernard - BCIT Broadcast Journalism trainee; CJAT/CKKC Trail/Nelson 1995-96; CKIQ Kelowna 1996; CHNL Kamloops 1997-99; CKWX Vancouver 1999-2000; CKNW/CJNW Vancouver 2000-01; CHKG-FM/CJVB Vancouver 2002; editor CKWX 2006-current.  LinkedIn profile  


Marcella Bernardo - Click to enlarge Marcella Bernardo - BCIT broadcast program graduate 1994; news CFJC Kamloops; Broadcast News Vancouver; news reporter CKWX Vancouver 2001-04; news reporter/anchor CKNW Vancouver 2004-15; Assistant News & Content Director CIRH-FM Vancouver 2015-17; news anchor CKWX 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile


David Berner - Click to enlarge David Berner - Talk show host including A Little Berner in the Night CJOR Vancouver 1981-83; CTV, CBC, PBS and Access Alberta public affairs and news shows; Ottawa; acting credits include feature films, television series, television movies, and theatre productions; CKNW weeknight fill-in host and weekends 1993-2006; community liaison Langara College Vancouver 2007; David Berner show Shaw Cable Vancouver 2011-15; author All the Way Home 2013.  David Berner website


Rob Berridge - Click to enlarge

Rob Berridge - Weekend Magazine host/producer/news & sports anchor CITR-FM UBC/Vancouver 1984-85; afternoon drive announcer CISQ-FM Squamish 1985-88; news/sports anchor CKXY Vancouver 1988-90; morning show character voice CHRX Vancouver 1991-92; weekend morning announcer CISL Vancouver 1992-93; commercial voice CKZZ-FM Vancouver 1992-93; creative writer/commercial voice Rogers Radio CKWX/CKLG-FM/CKCL-FM Vancouver 2005-current



Anupreet Sandhu Bhamra - Click for larger photo Anupreet Sandhu Bhamra - Staff correspondent Hindustan Times; staff reporter Indian Express; Punjabi Sewak Award at World Punjabi Conference Lahore, Pakistan 2001 and 2002; Punjabi news anchor Channel M Vancouver 2003-06; producer daily news programming Shaw Multicultural Channel; producer television health commercials for Fraser Health Authority; reporter Vancouver Sun 2007 and Globe and Mail 2008; Master of Journalism candidate Graduate School of Journalism UBC Vancouver current.  Anupreet's website


Ayesha Bhatty - Click to enlarge Ayesha Bhatty - Master of Journalism University of B.C. 2005; journalist Al Arabiya News Channel 2006-08; online broadcast journalist BBC 2008-11; reporter/editor CBC Television Vancouver 2011-current; UBC/International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Award for International Development Journalism 2005


Vic Bianchin - Click to enlarge Vic Bianchin - CKAY Duncan 1974-76; CHUB Nanaimo 1976-77; news: CKDA Victoria 1977-78; CKY Winnipeg 1978-79; CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1979-80; general announcer CJVB Vancouver 1980; sports CKWX/CJAZ-FM Vancouver 1980-82; Columbia School of Broadcasting 1982-85; insurance/real estate 1985-99; sports stringer Broadcast News 1999; columnist l'eco d' Italia, The Afro News and The World Football Pages 2003.  Died March 24, 2003 in Delta BC at age 46  


Trevor Biggs - Click to enlarge Trevor Biggs - Sunday night news co-anchor & co-host/writer/producer TnT Comedy Hour CITR-FM Vancouver 1987-89; morning announcer/Sales Manager CKCR Revelstoke 1989-91; overnight announcer CKNW/WIN Radio Network Vancouver 1991-92; afternoon drive CHED Edmonton 1993; swing announcer/morning show producer CKFM-FM Toronto 1993-96; as Trapper Biggs evenings/middays CKQB-FM Ottawa 1996-98; middays CKFM-FM 1998-2000; weekends/holiday fill in CJEZ-FM Toronto 2000-02; Business Development VerticalScope Inc. Toronto current


Shane Bigham - Click to enlarge Shane Bigham - Columbia Academy Broadcast Performing Arts graduate; news/DJ CFNI Port Hardy 1997-98; news CFWB Campbell River/fill-in CFCP Courtenay 1998-2000; reporter/afternoon tape editor/anchor CKWX Vancouver 2001-13; program host The Beijing Hour China Radio International 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Scott bills - Click to enlarge
Scott Bills - Bachelor of Arts/Journalism University of South Australia Adelaide 2005; news anchor/reporter/producer Radio Adelaide 2005; journalist Australian Broadcasting Corporation 2005-11; English teacher Australian Centre for Education 2009-10; media operations team CBC Vancouver 2011; news producer/writer/reporter CTV British Columbia 2011-16; Assignment Editor CTV News Vancouver 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Satinder Bindra - Click for larger photo Satinder Bindra - Business reporter India Abroad News Service London UK 1988-89; correspondent Canadian Press and India Today 1989; international correspondent CBC Toronto early 1990s-97; senior reporter Vancouver Television CIVT Vancouver 1997-99; New Delhi bureau chief CNN Atlanta 1999-current



Jack Bingham - Staff announcer CBC radio Vancouver 1940s; announcer/producer CBC Winnipeg mid 1950s.  Died 1980s


Dave Biro - Click to enlarge Dave Biro - Broadcast Performing Arts graduate Columbia Academy Vancouver 1973; news reader/beat reporter CFVR Abbotsford, CJIB Vernon, CKIQ Kelowna then CJIB news director and senior news anchor CKIQ Kelowna 1970s; news reader CKNW New Westminster 1978-80; part time instructor BC Institute of Technology Broadcast Journalism 1979-89 and Langara Community College Broadcast Journalism 1979-81; assignment editor then news director CKVU-TV Vancouver 1980-88; University of Georgia George Foster Peabody Award for Outstanding Documentary Production presented to CKVU for educational documentary AIDS and You 1987; assignment editor then news director CKWX Vancouver 1988-90; news assignment editor 1990-95 then senior news producer CHEK-TV Victoria 1995-99; associate producer/host/reporter CBC Radio Victoria 2002-04; senior news assignment editor A-Channel/CTV Vancouver Island 2004-15; retired 2015; RTNDA Lifetime Achievement Award for BC region 2011.  LinkedIn profile 


Buzz Bishop - Click for larger photo Buzz Bishop - BCIT Broadcast Program trainee; CJIB Vernon 1990-93; swing 1993-95, evenings 1995-97, p.m. drive 1997-99, a.m. drive 2000-02 & p.m. drive CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2002-09; tech specialist Cyberbuzz on Breakfast Television Citytv Vancouver 2004-05; morning host CFUL-FM Calgary 2009-11; middays CFXL-FM Calgary 2011-current.  Buzz's website


Eric Bishop 1952 - Click to enlarge Eric Bishop - Junior sportswriter Vancouver Sun circa 1944; RCAF 1944; catcher Purity 99 Big Four League baseball Calgary mid 1940s; sportswriter/assistant sports editor Calgary Herald 1946; PR/broadcaster WIHL Los Angeles Ramblers 1946-47; Sports Director CJAT Trail BC 1948; Home Oil Pro Hockey broadcasts CKNW New Westminster 1952; Sports Director CFAC Calgary 1954; called horse races Victoria Park Calgary 1959-64; Sports Editor Calgary Albertan early 1960s; CKXL Calgary late 1960s; part owner WHL Victoria Cougars 1970s; play-by-play WHA Cowboys CFAC Calgary 1980s; sports columnist Calgary Sun 1990s; Canadian Football Hall Of Fame broadcaster.  Died in Calgary April 1, 2000 at age 74


Vaughn Bjerre - Click to enlarge Vaughn Bjerre - Known for Yawn with Vaughn morning show; CKSO Sudbury ON 1940s; on-air CKWX & CKMO Vancouver 1940s; Program Director CFRA Ottawa & CKSL London 1950s; Vice President CHFI-FM/CFTR Toronto 1960s-70s; retired from radio 1970s.   Died September 25, 2006 in North Vancouver at age 81


Bjorn Anders Bjornson - Click to enlarge Bjorn Bjornson - CJOR Vancouver early circa 1950; morning news/roving reporter CKOK Penticton 1954-65; investment field 1965; advertising sales 1968.  Died in White Rock May 14, 1969 at age 45


Stu Blakely - Click to enlarge Stu Blakely - News/weather CHAN-TV Vancouver/CHEK-TV Victoria 1960s; CJIB Vernon; CHNL Kamloops mid 1970s-78; news/news anchor CFJC/CFJC-TV Kamloops 1978-96.   Died in Kamloops June 15, 2007 at age 69


Howard Blank - Click to enlarge Howard Blank - Casino croupier Great Canadian Casino Supply Company Vancouver 1984-85; writer/reporter Vancouver Herald Newspaper 1983-85; Security Manager Great Canadian Casino Supply Company 1985-87; Gaming Manager Great Canadian Casino Supply Company 1985-2002; CEO Point Blank Entertainment Ltd. 1988-current; on air personality CKLG Vancouver 1989-91; Marketing Director Richard's on Richards Vancouver 1989-94; on air personality CFOX-FM Vancouver 1991-2000; Marketing Media and Gaming Consultant Great Canadian Gaming Corporation 1995-2002; Executive Director Great Canadian Gaming 2000-04; Vice President Great Canadian Gaming 2004-14; Board Member Parlay Games Inc. Ontario 2015-current; Board Member Fantasy 6 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Al Blondal from CKLG promo poster 1958 - Click to enlarge Al Blondal - Host Rhythm Road p.m. drive CKLG Vancouver late 1950s


Ron Blouin - Click to enlarge Ron Blouin - CKSF Simon Fraser University 1969-72; mid-morning CKKC Nelson 1974-75; overnight weekends CJOR Vancouver 1975-77; announcer Vancouver Show CKVU-TV Vancouver 1978; advertising agency creative 1979-current; ACTRA voice-over/narration current; President/Creative Director, Hotshop Communications 1999-current.  LinkedIn profile


Kasia Bodurka - Click to enlarge
Kasia Bodurka - Honours BA Mass Communications University of Ottawa 2002; Community Events Bulletin host CHEX-TV Peterborough ON 2003-04; News & Entertainment Videographer/Reporter Rogers TV 2004-11; National Anchor/Reporter The Weather Network 2011-15; Travel & Brand TV Host & Live Presenter Cruise Line Media Production Fort Lauderdale FL 2015-16; On Air Spokesperson The Shopping Channel Toronto 2016-17; Weekend Weather Anchor Global BC 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile  


Kim Bolan - Click to enlarge Kim Bolan - Vancouver Sun reporter focusing on Indo-Canadian community 1984-current; briefly BCTV Vancouver 1980s; regular contributor to CBC Radio Vancouver; winner of national and international journalism awards including Courage in Journalism Award 1999


Derek Bolduc - Click to enlarge Derek Bolduc - Weekday evenings CJSD-FM Thunder Bay ON 1991-96; overnights/weekends CKIK-FM Calgary 1996-98; overnights/weekends CKRY-FM Calgary 1998-99; weekday evenings CJSD-FM Thunder Bay 2000-01; overnights/weekends CFOX-FM Vancouver 2001-02; overnights/weekends CFMI-FM Vancouver 2002-06 and Music Director CFMI-FM 2004-06; morning host CFQK-FM Kaministiquia (Thunder Bay) ON 2006; morning co-host CJUK-FM Thunder Bay 2006-current


Bud Bolton circa 1970 - Click for larger 1975 photo Bud Bolton - Announcer CJAV Port Alberni circa 1948; announcer CKOV Kelowna 1948-mid 1950s; news CKLG AM/FM Vancouver 1960s; news CJOR Vancouver 1970s.  1977 CJOR clip from BC Radio History.com


Leah Bolton - Click to enlarge
Leah Bolton - Diploma Radio/TV Western Academy Broadcasting College Saskatoon 2009; entertainment host Cunard Line/Princess Cruises 2004-06; ambassador Bell Canada/Cossette 2006; marketing coordinator/tour manager Sugar Media/Ontario Tourism 2007; event/promotions manager Wild Marketing 2007; entertainment host Cunard Line/Princess Cruises 2007-08; VJ/Health Minute host Newcap Television Lloydminster AB 2009-10; afternoon drive radio host/music director CHET-FM Chetwynd BC 2010-11; TV weather anchor/Lifestyle Show host & VJ CJDC-TV Dawson Creek BC 2011-12; videographer/community news reporter JoyTV Surrey 2012-current.  Leah Bolton website  LinkedIn profile


Roy Bonisteel - Click for larger photo Roy Bonisteel - Journalist and social commentator; CJBQ Belleville ON 1951; CKTB St. Catherines ON 1964; Director of Broadcasting United Church of Canada 1965-67; host God Talk CKWX Vancouver 1965-67;  Canadian head of radio operations for Anglican, Roman Catholic and United Churches; host Man Alive CBC-TV Toronto 1967-89; Order of Canada recipient 1995; Canadian Citizenship Judge Toronto 1998; director School of Journalism University of Regina 2000-01.  Died August 16, 2013 in Quinte West, ON at age 83.  Roy Bonisteel audio from CKWX 60th Anniversary Show April 1, 1983  1988 CBC Seasons Greetings audio 


Harry Boon - Click to enlarge Harry Boon - Musician then music director 1948-60 and Program Director 1960-74 CJCA Edmonton; organist on musical variety program Keynotes CBC Edmonton 1964; PD CJVI Victoria 1974-79; PD CJAZ-FM Vancouver circa 1979; featured pianist with Dal Richards, Mart Kenny, Lance Harrison and Bobby Hales.  Died in Kelowna December 10, 2006 at age 87


Rev. Rod Booth - Click to enlarge
Rod Booth (Reverend Rodney Maynard Booth) - BC Regional Director of Broadcasting for United Church of Canada 1967; Sunday morning church programs CKWX Vancouver & United Church liaison with BC media; formed Interchurch Broadcasting with Anglican Church counterpart Rev. Art Hives and various Catholic Church colleagues with weekly newsmagazine show Dateline broadcast throughout BC and eventually across Canada for more than 10 years; United Church Television and Vision Network Toronto; retired 1999 and returned to the Vancouver area.  Died in Surrey July 10, 2014 at age 80



Johnny Boston - Sports reporter CKO-FM-4 Vancouver mid 1980s; TV weather anchor CJDC-TV Dawson Creek BC


Mike Bothwell - Click to enlarge Mike Bothwell - BCIT Broadcast Program trainee; national reporter then Victoria bureau then education reporter Citytv Vancouver to 2006; writer CTV Morning Live CTV British Columbia 2011; producer Global BC current 



Ray Bourque - Host Radio Rhythm CJOR Vancouver 1950


Bob Boving circa 1970 - Click for recent photo Bob Boving - All night CKWX Vancouver 1965-69; CJVI Victoria evenings/overnight 1969; CKLG Vancouver 1970; CKVN Vancouver 1970-72; CKDA Victoria 1974; weekends CHQM Vancouver 1975-76; p.m. drive CFMI-FM Vancouver 1976-84; Saturday Night Oldies CFMI-FM 1980-84; host of CBC Radio's The Mystery Project; voiceovers Skyevox Audio Services Toronto


Mike Bow - Click for larger photo Mike Bow - BCIT Broadcast journalism graduate 1999; sports production assistant/writer then sports reporter CKVU-TV/CityPulse News Citytv Vancouver 1999-2015; Morning Producer Global BC 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Bob Bowman CKLG - Click to enlarge Bob Bowman - Sports Editor McGill University newspaper Montreal early 1930s; editor BBC Empire news service 1934-37; helped establish CBC then Director of Special Events 1937-43; Southam Press correspondent Washington DC 1943-46; daily evening news analysis Report on Today CKMO Vancouver late 1940s; Manager CKLG North Vancouver 1954; CFAX Victoria circa 1960


Denny Boyd - Click for 2005 OBC photo Denny Boyd - Reporter/columnist Vancouver Sun 1957-99 except CJOR Vancouver 1972-77 including sports commentator 1973, Blazers PR 1976 and sex talk show 1977; co-author with Brian Scrivener Legends of Autumn: The Glory Years of Canadian Football 1997; author Denny Boyd: in my own words & The Vancouver Canucks story; recipient Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award 1997; columnist North Shore Outlook 2002; recipient Order of British Columbia 2005.  Died in North Vancouver October 27, 2006 at age 76


Ken Boyd - Click to enlarge Ken Boyd - Evenings CFCP Courtenay 1978; overnight/swing CJVI Victoria 1978-79; swing CFVR Abbotsford 1979; p.m. drive CJJC Langley 1980-82; overnight/swing CKWX Vancouver 1982-91; weekend drive part-time CKST Vancouver 1992; middays/p.m. drive/a.m. drive host CJJR-FM Vancouver 1992-2000; theatre/stage/film/TV actor including Wrongfully Accused 1998 & Dead in a Heartbeat 2002; contract guest entertainer Princess Cruise Lines 2003-04; on-call radio arts instructor Columbia Academy Vancouver 2003-06; Langley placement coordinator, Fraser Valley Wage Subsidy Program, Bowman Employment Services 2006-09; p.m. drive CHWK Chilliwack 2009; facilitator Buxton Consulting 2009-10; facilitator Landell & Associates 2010-12; career development facilitator Avia Employment Services Langley 2012-current; recurring role in TV series Romeo Section and role of Marco Mazetti in series Ties that Bind  2015.  LinkedIn profile


Bal Brach - click to enlarge
Bal Brach - Carleton University Ottawa School of Journalism and Communication graduate; Rogers Television Ottawa; writer Canada AM; assistant assignment editor CTV Ottawa; national breaking news reporter Canwest News Service; associate producer Global National; reporter Global BC & CTV Vancouver 2008-2010; reporter CBC Calgary 2011; reporter/editor CBC News Vancouver 2013-current; Jack Webster Foundation Fellowship recipient 2010; finalist Jack Webster Award for Best Legal Journalism 2014 


B.R. Bradbury - Click for 1966 KOL photo B.R. Bradbury (William Ruel Bradbury) - As Bill Munson: News Director KHOK Hoquiam, WA 1963; news KOL Seattle 1965-70; as B.R. Bradbury: news KFRC San Francisco 1970-72; newsman for Robert W. Morgan KHJ Los Angeles 1972-73; Billboard Magazine Radio News Broadcaster of the Year 1973; news KIQQ-FM Los Angeles 1973-78; news KJR Seattle 1978; news CFUN Vancouver 1983-95; retired from radio 1995.  Died in Mount Vernon WA January 18, 2001 at age 58


Keith Bradbury - Click to enlarge Keith Bradbury - Copy runner then reporter/editor Vancouver Sun 1959; Editor Ubyssey newspaper circa 1964; Bachelor's Degree University of BC 1966; UBC School of Law degree 1969; freelance CBC Radio Vancouver 1972; features reporter 1972-75, Assignment Editor 1975, News Director 1989 and Vice President of News 1996-98 BCTV Vancouver; news consultant 1998; Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award; Radio-Television News Directors Association Lifetime Achievement Award 2004.  Died in Roberts Creek BC April 27, 2007 at age 66


Kelcey Brade - Click to enlarge Kelcey Brade - BA broadcast communications Trinity Western University 2005; graduate BCIT Broadcast Journalism program 2008; executive producer Spartans TV Trinity Western University Langley BC 2004-10; BC Junior Football sideline reporter Shaw TV 2006; reporter/anchor intern CHMJ Vancouver 2006; freelance reporter The Canadian Press 2007; reporter/anchor CFXW-FM Whitecourt AB 2008; Vancouver field producer TSN 2008-11; weekend sports anchor CTV British Columbia 2008-14; TSN Toronto 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile


Bernard Braden - Click to enlarge
Bernard Braden - Vancouver-born singer/announcer/actor/comedian/producer CJOR & CBC Vancouver 1935-42; actor/writer/play producer CBC Toronto 1942-47 then CBC based in UK 1947-48; actor/announcer/producer BBC radio & television UK including TV commentator 1953 Coronation 1950-55; commercial TV UK 1955-72; independent TV producer UK 1972-89.  Died in London February 2, 1993 at age 76.   CCF biography 


Earle Bradford photo courtesy Top Dog! History of CKNW - Click to enlarge Earle Bradford - aka The Pearl; Victoria; Saskatoon; Regina; Ottawa; Toronto; CHAM Hamilton early 1970s; CKNW news and Earle's Court 1972-86; writer TV Week Magazine.  Died November 5, 1987 at age 62.


Daryl Braithwaite - Click to enlarge Daryl Braithwaite - CJAV Port Alberni 1976-78; BCIT Broadcast Program graduate 1985; CFOX-FM/CKLG Vancouver 1984-85; CKOV Kelowna 1985; CJIB Vernon 1985-87; CISL Richmond 1987-89; CJJR-FM Vancouver 1989-91; CHRX Vancouver 1991-92; Real Estate agent/voiceover freelance 1992-current


Brian Brenn - Click to enlarge with 1965 photo Brian Brenn - CKWX Vancouver 1963-69; CJAD Montreal 1969-70; Ottawa; news CHQM Vancouver 1970-93; morning host/General Manager CKST Vancouver 1993-96; Travel Journal host then news anchor CKWX 1996-2008; part time news anchor CKWX 2008-current; non-practising lawyer and holder of three university degrees.  Died September 27, 2015 at Peace Arch Hospice in White Rock at age 71


Shannon Brennan - click to enlarge
Shannon Brennan - BCIT Broadcast journalism graduate 2014; intern CKNW Vancouver 2013; intern Global News/Shaw Media Vancouver 2013; intern CKWX Vancouver 2014; intern CBC Vancouver 2014; reporter/anchor CKNW 2014; reporter/web editor CKWX 2014-16.  LinkedIn profile 


Tom Bricker - Click to enlarge Tom Bricker - Announcer CJVI Victoria 1969; sports director CKDA Victoria 1970; sports director CFUN Vancouver 1980; sports CFFR Calgary 1983; covered Rick Hanson tour for WIN network 1985; Calgary Olympics coverage 1988; announcer/sales CJVI 1989; news CKWX Vancouver 1999-2011; retired.  Mike Cleaver interview   



Doug Bridges - BCIT Communications Program graduate; CJAZ-FM Vancouver early 1980s 



Norm Bright - CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1977-78


Dave Brindle - Click to enlarge Dave Brindle - Calgary-based network anchor/host CBC TV and Newsworld mid-late 1990s; producer/host Insider/Dave Brindle Show CFUN Vancouver 2008-09


Peter Britton 1984 - Click to enlarge Peter Britton - BCIT 1975-76; CJOR Vancouver 1975-78; CFOK Westlock AB 1978-79; CBC-TV News Vancouver 1979; CKWX Vancouver 1979-80; CHQM/CHQM-FM Vancouver 1981-82; CKO-FM Vancouver 1982-86; owner The Write Answers copywriting services 1985-current



Dave (David Hamilton) Brock - Regularly published in Punch, Saturday Night and Atlantic Monthly late 1930s and 1940s; host Chips of the Old Brock CBC-TV Vancouver; writer/humorist Some Of Those Days CBC-TV Vancouver 1961-65; producer Discovery series CBC-TV Vancouver 1962-63; columnist Victoria Times 1960s; University of British Columbia Brock Hall named after his father Dr. R.W. Brock, Dean of Applied Science.  Died in West Vancouver September 8, 1978 at age 68


Brad Brooks - Click to enlarge Brad Brooks - BCIT Computer Programming, Advanced Database Design; Manager Yum! Brands Calgary 1994-95; Director Technology Earls Restaurants 1995-2005; Director of Strategic Solutions Vivonet Vancouver 2005-08; weekend talk show host CKNW Vancouver 2008-09; Director of Marketing Vivonet 2008-10; Executive Director of Strategic Accounts Vivonet 2010-13; VP Sales Payfirma Corporation Vancouver 2013-14; Independent Consultant Vancouver 2013-15; Advisor Urban Stream Innovation Inc. Vancouver 2014-current; Senior Account Executive Mobify Vancouver 2015-16; Sales Director Dun & Bradstreet Cloud Innovation Center 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Jason Brough - Click to enlarge
Jason Brough - Sports columnist Vancouver Province; co-host (with Mike Halford) Kurtenblog Radio CKST Vancouver 2007-11 & 2016-17 and ProHockeyTalk writer NBCSports.com; part of Emmy-winning team for Outstanding New Approaches Sports Event Coverage 2014 Sochi Olympics; columnist The Athletic Vancouver current; mid morning sports talk co-host with Mike Halford CKST 2017-current


Colleen Brow - Click to enlarge Colleen Brow - Bachelor's Degree UBC 1986; BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 1988; associate producer Rafe Mair show CKNW Vancouver 1988-90; host Conversation & Contact Rogers Cable Vancouver 1988-95; Communications Officer BC Rail Vancouver 1990-98; business writer/political speechwriter 1995-2009; Marketing Communications Specialist Insurance Corporation of British Columbia 1998-2000; Communications Specialist District of North Vancouver 2000-06; Corporate Comedian Vancouver 2006-current; writer/communications consultant Colleen Brow Communications Vancouver 2006-current; morning show co-host/news anchor CHHR-FM Vancouver 2009-11; Kinesiologist West Vancouver Community Centre 2013-current; English Instructor/Mentor Pro Merita Lower Mainland 2014-current.  Colleen's website  LinkedIn profile 


Bob Brown 1980 - Click to enlarge Bob Brown (Robert John Brown) - Part-time operator/news/host weekly Jazz show CHFM-FM Calgary 1965-67; full-time evenings and later p.m. drive CHFM-FM 1967-69; mid-day host/feature writer CHFM-FM 1971-74; Music Director/fill-in host CKDA Victoria 1974-75; Music Director/fill-in host CFAX Victoria 1975-80; original afternoon host/Music Director/writer-producer Old Gold program and two weekend shows CISL Richmond 1980-83; p.m. drive/writer/producer/weekend host Swingin' On The Star and That's Entertainment CFSR-FM/CKSR-FM Abbotsford/Chilliwack 1986-97; traffic reporter CFSR-FM/CKSR-FM and CKMA/CHWK Abbotsford/Chilliwack 1997-99; freelance 1999.  Died December 8, 2014 in Chilliwack at age 70.


Chris Brown - Click to enlarge
Chris Brown - CBC National reporter CBC TV Vancouver current



Hilda Brown - Host Around Town with Hilda Brown CKWX Vancouver 1940s; later married Ross Mortimer


Janet Brown - Click to enlarge Janet Brown - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate 1985; news anchor CKEG Nanaimo 1985-86; CJNL Merritt 1986-87; CHNL Kamloops 1987-89; reporter CKNW Vancouver 1989-current


Jonathon Brown - Click to enlarge
Jonathon Brown - Vancouver Island University Bachelor's degree Creative Writing/Journalism 2006; BCIT Broadcast Media Radio graduate 2012; on-air programmer CHLY-FM Nanaimo 2001-06; writer/Events Coordinator Modern Dog Vancouver 2008-10; news reporter/swing announcer CFNR-FM Terrace, BC 2012-13; news reporter/anchor Vista Radio group Prince George 2013-14 and News Director 2014-15; news/traffic reporter CKWX Vancouver 2015; traffic reporter Canadian Traffic Network Vancouver 2015-current; weekend reporter/anchor CIRH-FM Vancouver 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile


Julie Brown - Click to enlarge Julie Brown - Morning show news/interviewer CHOM-FM Montreal 1974-78; morning show news/interviewer CFMI-FM Vancouver 1978-82; host/interviewer/co-producer Today in Vancouver/Vancouver At Noon CJAZ-FM/CKKS-FM Vancouver 1982-93; has interviewed Bob Hope, Don Ameche, Gina Lollobrigida, Leonard Cohen, Sara McLachlan, Neil Diamond, Anne Murray, Pete Seeger, Johnny Depp, Dick Clark, Robert Wagner and others; portrayed Mrs. Garrett in NBC made for tv movie Growing Up Different November 2005


Lance Brown - Click to enlarge Lance Brown - Honours TV graduate Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) Edmonton 1979; sports anchor CITV Edmonton 1979-83; sports anchor CKCK-TV Regina 1983-84; sports anchor BCTV Vancouver 1984-85; sports anchor then sports director/anchor CTV Toronto (CFTO) 1985 to current; Canpro Award winner for Inside Blue Jays Baseball 1995


Rich Brown - Click to enlarge Rich Brown - BCIT Broadcast graduate; weekend traffic then sports anchor/reporter CKWX Vancouver 2010-current


Rob Brown- Click for larger photo Rob Brown - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; photojournalist Yorkton SK 1997; A-Channel Edmonton 1997-99; Alberta legislative reporter/host Nightwatch ITV Edmonton 1999-2002; reporter CTV British Columbia 2002-08; recipient Jack Webster Award for Best Reporting of the Year - Television 2005; recipient Jack Webster Foundation Poynter Institute Fellowship 2006; CTV National News Vancouver Bureau Chief 2008-11; reporter CTV British Columbia 2011-13; evening news anchor CBC-TV Calgary 2013-current 


Sheri Brown
Sheri Brown - Aromatherapist/reflexologist Spa at the Century Plaza Hotel Vancouver 1998-2001; operations manager Vida Wellness Spa Vancouver 2001-04; realtor RE/MAX Performance Realty Delta 2004-15; co-host Radio Real Estate CISL Vancouver 2010-15; Community Relations Sales and Marketing Manager Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc 2014-16; Sales and Marketing Manager Sienna Senior Living 2016-17; Senior Regional Marketing Manager Retirement Concepts 2017 & Director of Sales and Marketing 2017-current; Director of Sales and Marketing Pacific Reach Seniors Housing Management 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile  


Billy Browne CJOR 1940s - Click for more recent photo Billy Browne - As Billy Fortune on air and sales/promotions CJOR Vancouver 1948-59; founder/morning host Coast Radio CFCP Courtenay 1959/CFWB Campbell River 1963/CFNI Port Hardy 1979.  Son of William J. Browne.  Died April 10, 1990


Dave Browne 1970s - Click to enlarge Dave Browne - Marystown NF and other small eastern radio markets; BC interior radio; evenings CKWX Vancouver 1970s


William J. "Billy" Browne - Click for more photos William J. "Billy" Browne - Radio pioneer; CJCG Winnipeg 1922; How Do You Do Club CKCK Regina 1923; manager CKMO Vancouver 1929-1934; Billy Browne's Brevities 1934-1944; Remember When series CJOR Vancouver 1944-51; Breakfast with Browne CJOR/CKWX Vancouver 1935-51; known as Grand Old Man of Canadian Radio.  Died in Vancouver October 15, 1951 at age 54  undated audio clip


Rob Brownridge - Click to enlarge Rob Brownridge - Host/producer Mestiza Shaw Cable TV 1996-97; host Jiffy Marker CJSF Simon Fraser University 1997; guest host Radio Escapade CBC Radio Vancouver 1999-2000; host ICBC Roadsense Team KVOS-TV Bellingham 2000; host/reporter/producer Generation Why? Rogers/Shaw Cable TV 1995-2002; Reporter Party Army website 2001-07; freelance reporter various shows CBC Radio 1999-2005; host Please Rock the Door CITR-FM Vancouver 2003-05; host City Lights Novus TV 2005; segment producer/reporter 969 Razer TV 2005; camera operator Shaw TV Vancouver circa 2007; ENG Supervisor City Vancouver 2008-15


Doug Bruce - Click to enlarge Doug Bruce - Announcer CKNW New Westminster 1940s


Mona Brun - Click to enlarge Mona Brun - Food consultant Woodward’s department stores for 28 years; promoted B.C. food products and appeared on Food Facts CBC Radio Vancouver 1960; demonstrated cooking Cuisine 30 CBC-TV Vancouver; hosted cooking shows Culinary Capers and Creative Cooking BCTV Vancouver; served as vice-chair BC Marketing Board, consumer representative BC Liquor Distribution Branch and BC Egg Producers Committee; hosted cooking shows at Pacific National Exhibition Vancouver and Agrifair Abbotsford 1970s-90s; author Cooking With Mona cookbook 1977 and 2003


Vito Bruno - Click for recent photo Vito Bruno - Producer/host Italian program CJVB Vancouver 1978-98; served on Italian Cultural Centre Board of Directors 1994-2000; President Pugliese Association of BC 2001-current; director Telitalia; host soccer program Sport Italia then Spazio Libero Shaw Multicultural Channel Vancouver current; host Imagine Italia CJRJ Vancouver current


Michele Brunoro - Click to enlarge Michele Brunoro - Communications degree Trinity Western University Langley BC; graduate journalism program Langara College Vancouver; writer/reporter Lower Mainland community newspapers; reporter CFVR Abbotsford circa 1995; reporter CKNW Vancouver circa 1997; reporter CKWX Vancouver circa 1998; reporter/anchor CIVT-TV/CTV Vancouver 1998-current.  LinkedIn profile  


Steve Buchan - Click to enlarge Steve Buchan - Co-host Wednesday night tech segment Vancouver Show CKVU-TV Vancouver 1976-77; Oracle Corporation, Bay Area CA  1988-current; co-host The MadTech Podcast Discovery Networks (US) launch 20 May, 2006


Stan Buchanan 1950s - Click for recent photo with Top Dog logo courtesy "Top Dog" William Stanley "Stan" Buchanan - Commercial artist; mostly behind the scenes in promotions CFUN, CKLG. CJOR and CKWX Vancouver 1950s and 60s; most noted for drawing the Top Dog mascot as Promotions Director CKNW New Westminster; on air personality CJOR early 1960s; Program Director AM/FM stations Salinas/Monterey CA 1960s-70s; returned to Vancouver in record company promotions 1970.   Died in Surrey June 3, 2008 at age 77


Bill Buck photo courtesy Bill Reiter - Click to enlarge
Bill Buck - London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts trainee; professional actor UK 1960-67; actor/voice talent in Vancouver's commercial and film industry; actor in made-in-Vancouver movies and TV series 1980s; voiced numerous radio and television commercials; actor for nine years Dr. Bundolo's Pandemonium Medicine Show CBC Vancouver 1970s; Sunday morning Lector University Hill Congregation at the Chapel of the Epiphany at UBC and RiverCity Gospel Jazz.  Died in Abbotsford June 1, 2013 at age 81.  Bill Buck commercial


Dave Budge - Click to enlarge
Dave Budge - Radio & TV Arts Conestoga College 1976; DJ CKDR Dryden ON 1976; reporter/anchor CKO-FM-3 London ON 1976-77; reporter/anchor CKO-FM-2 Toronto 1977-79; news anchor/personality CILQ-FM Toronto 1979-81; writer/reporter/producer/Supervising Producer then Senior Producer CKVU-TV Vancouver 1981-2000; News Director Global CICT-TV Calgary 2000-07; News Director CBC Radio & Television Calgary 2008-12; Columnist Calgary Herald 2012-13; Instructor SAIT Polytechnic Calgary 2013; General Manager CityNews Toronto 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile


Todd Bugge - Click to enlarge
Todd Bugge - BCIT Radio Graduate and Broadcast Student of the Year 1985; summer announcer CJAT Trail 1984; afternoon drive announcer/PD CJAT Trail/Nelson 1984-86; afternoon drive CHWK Chilliwack 1987-89; swing announcer CKSR-FM Chilliwack/Abbotsford/Vancouver 1990-95; sales CJJR-FM Vancouver 1996-98; sales Retail Media Canada 2001-05; sales Rogers Radio Fraser Valley 2007-12; director and events committee chair Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce 2008-12; sales Vista Radio Group Prince George 2012-current; director Prince George Chamber of Commerce 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Loyd Bulmur 1974 - Click to enlarge
Loyd Bulmur - Sports writer Vancouver News-Herald 1947; sports announcer CKMO Vancouver 1947; editor United Press news agency Seattle 1948-51; editor British United Press news agency Vancouver/Montreal/Winnipeg 1951-54; news editor CBUT Vancouver 1955-56; news editor CBU Vancouver 1956-64; news editor and resources manager CBC National Radio News Toronto
1964-80; retired 1983.  Died in Toronto area August 16, 2014 at age 87 


Dale Bundrandt - Click to enlarge Dale Bundrandt - CJAZ-FM Vancouver 1980-86 (announced original sign-on March 1, 1980); KPLU-FM Tacoma


Wolfgang Burandt - Click to enlarge
Wolfgang Burandt - CKOO Osoyoos 1975; CHQB Powell River; CKEK Cranbrook; CJJC Langley & production CKWX Vancouver 1970s; sales ARS Records (CBS Records) 1977-80; marketing & promotions Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies 1980-91; started Millennium Compact Disc Industries (MCDI) first CD/DVD manufacturing plant west of Toronto 1998; director Retinal Circus Entertainment 2000-12; director ICE Digital Media / One Stop Media Shop 2005-12.  Died May 14, 2011 at age 61


Alec Burden - Click for larger photo Alec Burden - Tour host/food and travel personality; copy writer CFUN Vancouver 1950s; travel program CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1980s; host travel program Alec's Best Bets BCTV/Global TV Vancouver to 2004


Tim Burge 1968 - Click for 1971 photo Tim Burge - Aka Timothy M Burge CKDA Victoria 1964; CJOC Lethbridge 1965; CFCN Calgary 1965-66; CKLG Vancouver 1966; CJOR Vancouver 1967; CKLG AM/FM Vancouver circa 1968; CKVN Vancouver; program director CFMI-FM Vancouver 1980s; middays CKOV Kelowna late 1980s; now Pamela Burge


Steve Burgess - Click to enlarge Steve Burgess - CKRA-FM Edmonton 1980s; self-employed public speaker/emcee 1985-2010; evenings then weekends CFUN Vancouver 1989-93; contributing writer Vancouver Sun 1993-2011; self-employed writer/broadcaster 1993-current; freelance contributor Transcontinental 1994-2009; contributing writer Vancouver Magazine 1994-current; contributing writer Western Living magazine 1995-2006; contributing writer Reader's Digest Association 1998-current; show host CBC-TV Vancouver 2000-03; host @ the end CBC Newsworld Vancouver 2000-02; writer The Tyee 2004-current; regular contributor with Terry O'Neill The Standard OMNI-TV Vancouver 2005-current; freelance writer Swerve Magazine 2005-current; contributing writer BC Business magazine 2005-current; contributing writer NUVO Magazine 2005-current; contributing writer Vancouver Review 2009-10; writer Greystone Books 2010-current; writer/director Network Entertainment Vancouver 2014-current; freelance columnist 24 Hours Vancouver 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile 


"Daryl B" Burlingham CFUN 1965 - Click for 1971 CKLG photo "Daryl B" Burlingham - CFQC Saskatoon; CKRC Winnipeg; music director CKY Winnipeg; CFUN Vancouver 1965-67; CKLG Vancouver 1967-69; CKLW Windsor 1969-70; CKLG 1970-73; CKVN/CFUN Vancouver 1973-77; CHUM Toronto 1977-79; CFUN 1979-84; CHUM 1984-92.  Died in Winnipeg February 27, 2001 at age 58.  April 1968 CKLG aircheck courtesy Larry "Firedog" Morton  March 1975 Gary Kasmar YouTube video 


Shari Burnett - Click to enlarge Shari Burnett - CISQ-FM/CISW-FM Squamish/Whistler; writer The Pique Whistler 2001; news anchor CKWX Vancouver 2001-04; Public Relations and Media Relations Coordinator, Pace Group Vancouver 2004-current


Alistair Burns - Click to enlarge Alistair Burns - B.A. in Communications & Concentration in History Trinity Western University Langley; BCIT Broadcast Program graduate 2009; recipient Ken Garrett Memorial Award; Vancouver Giants hockey reporter CKNW Vancouver; CBC Victoria internship 2009; audio assistant Olympic Broadcasting Service 2010 Winter Games (Hockey); traffic reporter Canadian Traffic Network: CHMJ Vancouver/CHWK Chilliwack 2009-current & CKNW 2010-current


Donnie Burns 2007 - Click to enlarge
Donny Burns - CHUM Toronto 1968; mornings CKXL Calgary 1971; CKGM Montreal 1974-76; CKLG Vancouver 1976-77; CHFI Toronto late 1970s.  1968 CHUM Audio courtesy Rock Radio Scrapbook  1974 CKGM Audio courtesy Marc Denis


Pat Burns - Click for larger photo Pat Burns - Play by play hockey, basketball and water polo BBC U.K. circa 1950; news/sports Vancouver Province 1953; News/Sports Director CKLG Vancouver 1955-63; Burns Hot Line CJOR Vancouver 1963-65; CKGM Montreal including Burns Hot Line 1965-69; Hot Line CJOR 1970-88; national CKO-FM from Vancouver late 1980s; CIMA and CKVU-TV Vancouver 1991-92; CITR-FM Vancouver early 1990s.  Died in Vancouver June 8, 1996 at age 75.  CCF Biography  1977 CJOR clip from BC Radio History.com


Andrew Burnstein - Click to enlarge Andrew Burnstein - Graduate BCIT Broadcast program 1986; stringer CKNW Vancouver; writer/reporter Noon News and Newshour BCTV Vancouver 1986-89; finalist Jack Webster Award 1989; reporter CKIQ Kelowna 1986; writer/producer Midday/Journal CBC-TV national 1989-92; Director for five years on Discovery Channel Canada's in-house production company EPI (Exploration Production Inc.); as Director of EPI was Executive Producer on factual TV shows produced in Canada; President/Executive Producer Castlewood Productions Inc. Toronto current


Dan Burritt - Click to enlarge Dan Burritt - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2007; CITR-FM Vancouver 2003-04; Jack Webster Foundation B.C. Hydro Student Journalism Award 2005; news reporter CKNW Vancouver 2006-10; news reporter CKWX Vancouver 2010-12; BCAB Broadcast Performer of Tomorrow Award 2011; news reporter CBC Radio/TV Vancouver 2012-15 and weekend producer/news anchor CBC-TV News Vancouver 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile


Lauren Burrows - Click to enlarge Lauren Burrows - (Lauren Burrows Backhouse) BCIT Diploma Broadcast Communications Radio Option 2001; host CHKG-FM Vancouver 1999-2002; voice over artist Insomnitrax Productions Vancouver 1999-current; co-host Rhymes and Reasons CITR-FM Vancouver 1998-2004; weekend traffic reporter CKNW Vancouver 2003-05; Vancouver-based hip-hop host CBC Radio 3/Sirius Canada 2005-09; music programmer DNTO (Definitely Not The Opera) CBC Winnipeg 2009-10; Media Arts Specialist City of Richmond 2010-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Lisa Burt Paxton - Click to enlarge
Lisa Burt-Paxton - Journalism Langara College Vancouver; reporter CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1988; reporter/editor CBC radio Vancouver; columnist Richmond Review; spokesperson Save Delta Hospital campaign; Parent Advisory Council President Delta Schools; Director Canadian Mental Health Association Delta Branch circa 2004-05; Board Member/Vice Chair Kin Village Delta current.  LinkedIn profile 


Shell Busey - Click for larger photo Shell Busey - CJOR Vancouver Mr. Build 1983-88; CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1988-90; two terms Alderman Delta Municipality 1984-90; BC Hydro Home Ideas show CKNW and Western Information Network 1990-2000, home improvement segments BCTV & CBC-TV Vancouver; Home Check home renovation series CHEK-TV Victoria 1995; Home Discovery show CKNW and Corus Radio Network 2000-11; Shell Busey's HouseSmart CISL Vancouver 2011-12; President Shell Busey's HouseSmart 2009-current.  Shell Busey's House Smart  LinkedIn profile  


Mannie Buzunis - Click to enlarge Mannie Buzunis - News Director CKY Winnipeg; host/producer People's Radio Court CHQM-FM Vancouver and weekend fill-in CFUN/CHQM-FM 1990s; News Director CFUN/CHQM-FM early 2000's-current; host Mannie Buzunis Show CFUN to 2009; news CHQM-FM 2009-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Norm Byatt - Click to enlarge Norm Byatt - News CFUN Vancouver; news CKO-FM-4 Vancouver; news CKNW/Corus Network Vancouver; news/legislative reporter CJCD-FM Yellowknife NT 2003-07; northern executive producer responsible for Whitehorse/Yellowknife/Iqaluit staff and bureaus Aboriginal Peoples Television Network 2007-current


Bob Bye CKWX 1970s - Click to enlarge Bob Bye - CKRM Regina; CKRC Winnipeg; CKCK Regina; CKWX Vancouver 1966-89; retired from radio after more than 50 years as an on-air personality and programmer, over 22 years of them at CKWX.  Died July 13, 2001 in Penticton BC at age 74


Rob Bye - Click to enlarge Rob Bye - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 1977; part time operator CKNW Vancouver; overnights CKCQ Quesnel 1977; on air CKIQ Kelowna 1977-82; on air CKLG Vancouver 1982-84; mornings/afternoons/music director CJAY-FM Calgary 1984-88; program director CHIM-FM/CKLZ-FM then CKOV Kelowna 1988-2002; General Manager CHLB-FM/CJBZ-FM Lethbridge 2002-07; General Manager/General Sales Manager six station Island Radio Group Nanaimo 2007-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Jim Byrnes - Click to enlarge Jim Byrnes - Actor/musician/singer; studied acting at Boston University and St. Louis University; formed blues group The Jim Byrnes Band Vancouver 1981; actor/singer NBC miniseries Hands of a Stranger and Vancouver production Wiseguy 1987; voiced/appeared in several series 1988-96; Leo Award for Best Actor in a TV Drama for Highlander 1996; musician in feature film Harmony Cats 1994 and police lieutenant in Under the Gun 1995; acting credits in film and TV early 2000s; Maple Blues Award winner Toronto Blues Society 2006; host Slippin into Darkness weekends CHHR-FM Vancouver 2009-14; host Blues with Mr. Byrnes CIRH-FM Vancouver 2015-current; Juno Award winner 1995/2006/2011.  Jim Byrnes website


Russ Byth - Click to enlarge Russ Byth - Operator CKNW New Westminster 1979; announcer: CFKC Creston 1980; CKWL Williams Lake 1981-82; CKAY Duncan 1983; CISL Vancouver 1984; CFTK/CKTK Terrace/Kitimat 1985-88; Satellite Radio Network/Standard Broadcast News 1988-94; morning business editor CKWX Vancouver 1996-2010; morning news CKCL-FM Vancouver 2007-08; news writer Global Television Vancouver 2011; news writer/editor Global National based in Vancouver 2011-12; fill-in morning news CKLZ-FM Kelowna 2013 and morning news CKQQ-FM Kelowna 2013-current 


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