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Bob Abbott - News CKLG Vancouver circa 1972-73

Dave Abbott - Click to enlarge Dave Abbott - Talk show host CJOR Vancouver 1964-65; host Pacific Sports Report CBC Vancouver 1965-68; talk show host CKNW New Westminster 1965-71; talk show host CJVI Victoria 1971-73; talk show host CJOR 1973-75; freelance assignments for CBC, CKNW, Radio Eireann and BBC on Dublin Ireland stations 1980-82; overseas CBC correspondent Johnnesburg South Africa 1982-85; talk show host CJOR 1985-88; host Nightline BC CKNW 1988-92; host/ executive producer daily TV show Abbott CKVU-TV Vancouver 1992-94; producer/ correspondent Voice of America and CBC Radio RTHK Hong Kong; talk show host CKST Vancouver 1998-2002; host/ creator Celtic Voices Fairchild Radio Vancouver 2002-03; host Travel Diary CKBD Vancouver 2002-08; Public Affairs Program KVOS-TV Bellingham 2005-06; Salvation Army Community Award 1972/ 87/ 93; Neighbourhood Community Award 1986; Best Current Affairs & Entertainment Show award 1989; TV Viewers’ Choice Award for Best Current Affairs Host 1989/ 93; BC Entertainment Hall of Fame inductee 2010.  Died in Vancouver December 18, 2011 at age 74.  2002 Travel Diary audio  1985 CJOR audio  Mike Cleaver interview 

Dick Abbott - Click to enlarge Dick Abbott - Record library then production engineer and Production Manager CKNW New Westminster 1951-98; created CKNW's three-tone news sounder; co-founder (with Roger Monk) Dick and Roger's Sound Studio Vancouver 1990; retired from CKNW 1998. Died in Victoria December 2, 2020 at age 85

Ingrid Abbott - Click to enlarge Ingrid Abbott - Dave Abbott's daughter; BCIT Radio Broadcast graduate 1983; news reporter CJOR Vancouver 1983-87; news reporter CBC Radio Montreal 1988-89; writer CBC Television Vancouver 1989; writer/ researcher CNW (Canada News Wire) 1990-94; executive producer talk shows CKST Vancouver 1994-97; news/ talk show host CISC-FM Sechelt 1999; host Coast Cable TV Gibsons 1999-current; news reporter CKAY-FM Gibsons 2010-current; host/ producer current affairs program Sunshine Coast Magazine, Coast TV Community Channel Gibsons 2010-current

Jon Abbott - Click for larger photo
Jon Abbott - Production assistant Leafs TV Toronto; voice of Toronto Maple Leafs/ Toronto Marlies and reporter Ottawa Senators; play-by-play Ottawa 67s 2007-12; play-by-play AHL Toronto Marlies 2012-14; Vancouver Canucks play-by-play then weekly hockey show host CKST Vancouver 2014-21; play-by-play World Junior Hockey Championships TSN Radio 2015-21

Ron Able - Click for larger photo Ron Able - CKGM Montreal early 1970s; CKVN/ CFUN Vancouver circa 1973; CFOM Québec City mid 1970s; CKY Winnipeg 1980s-early 90s; morning co-host CFQX-FM Selkirk (Winnipeg) and mid-mornings CKXA-FM Brandon MB 1997-2009.  Died in Winnipeg February 13, 2009 at age 57

Joanne Abshire - Click to enlarge
Joanne Abshire - BCIT Broadcast journalism graduate 2008; reporter CHNL Kamloops; reporter CKOR Penticton 2010; morning show reporter CKWX Vancouver 2011-16; Communications & Public Engagement Coordinator Canadian Red Cross Burnaby 2016-19; Communications Manager Langley School District #35 2019-current.  LinkedIn profile 

John Ackermann - Click to enlarge John Ackermann - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2005; programmer CJSF Burnaby 2000/ 03; researcher The Rafe Mair Show CKBD Vancouver 2004; reporter/ producer/ anchor CKWX Vancouver 2004-07; reporter/ producer CHEK-TV Victoria 2007-08; morning news CKCL-FM/ CFUN-FM Vancouver 2008-10; producer/ writer CKVU-TV Vancouver 2008-11; CKWX anchor/ reporter 2008-13, midday anchor 2013-17, Weekend Managing Editor 2017-18, morning news anchor 2018-20 and afternoon anchor 2020-current.  LinkedIn profile

Keri Adams - Click to enlarge Keri Adams - Photojournalist Red Deer AB 1995-97; reporter/ weekend news anchor CFRN-TV Edmonton 1997-2001; reporter/ weekend news anchor BCTV Vancouver 2001-2002; reporter/ news anchor 2002-10 and anchor CTV News at Six Weekend Edition and CTV News at 11:30 Saturday Edition CTV British Columbia 2002-10; anchor CTV News at 11:30 CTV British Columbia 2010-14/ CTV Morning Live co-host 2014-23 and host 2023-current; recipient Jack Webster Award for Best Reporting of the Year - Television 2005.  LinkedIn profile

Neale Adams BCTV - Click for Vancouver Sun and Diocese of New Westminster photos Neale Adams - Reporter/ columnist Vancouver Sun 1969-79; reporter BCTV Vancouver to 1992; Knowledge Network 1992-99; Communications Officer Anglican Diocese of New Westminster 2000-09; retired 2009.  LinkedIn profile 

Richard Adams CHOO circa 1967 - Click for more photos
Richard (Rick) Franklin Adams - Began formal broadcast training at CHCH-TV Hamilton 1965 then CFCH-TV North Bay ON; on air/ Program Manager CHOO Ajax ON 1967-68; news desk/ library CHQM Vancouver 1969-71; announcer CJJC Langley 1971-72; CFVR Abbotsford 1973-75.  Died in Prince George September 6, 1984 at age 40.  CHOO Radio tribute from CHOO Radio Recollections 

Ruth Adams - Click to enlarge
Ruth Adams - BCIT Broadcast Communications Electronic Journalism graduate 1976; News Editor/ Announcer CHWK Chilliwack 1976-78; News Editor/ Announcer/ Features Reporter/ CKWX Vancouver 1978-85 and CJAZ-FM Vancouver 1980-85; Media Relations 1985-86; CKWX 1986; Expo '86 news team CKNW Vancouver 1986; part time CFMI-FM 1986-87; photographic blog Widow's Endorphins 2015-current.

Bob Addison - Click to enlarge Bob Addison - Sports editor Kootenay Broadcasting System 1989-92; producer David Berner Show CKNW Vancouver 1993-97; producer/ on air fill-in Sportstalk with Dan Russell CKNW Vancouver 1998-2010 and weekend morning sports fill-in 2009-10; Olympic Games researcher NBC 2010; free agent 2010; sports CKWX Vancouver 2010-13; sports anchor CKNW 2013-15; Canada Post 2015-18; Corus network producer 2018-20; morning show co-host CJAX-FM Vancouver 2020-current.  LinkedIn profile

Brian Adler - Click to enlarge
Brian Adler - Graduate BCIT Radio Arts and Entertainment program 2000; afternoon drive host CFEX-FM Victoria 1999-2001; senior host/ producer MTV Canada 2001-06; fill-In host MuchMusic, Breakfast TV, Urban Rush Vancouver 2002-06; Executive Producer/ co-founder Insider Films & On Demand Production Network 2006-11; host/ producer/ director Adlercast Films Inc. 2006-current; fill-in host CHHR-FM Vancouver 2009-11; producer/ co-founder Mom and Dad Productions Inc. 2012-current; in-arena host (live emcee) Vancouver Canucks 2013-current; Director of Production & Traffic Management SoMedia Networks Vancouver 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile

Charles Adler - Click to enlarge Charles Adler - Show producer CKGM Montreal; DJ CKXL Calgary 1974; as Al Adler CKLG Vancouver late 1970s; CJAD Montreal; CHUM/ CFRB Toronto; News Director CKY Winnipeg; talk show host Hot Talk CISS-FM Calgary; nationally syndicated Hot Talk Tampa FL 1992-94; TV program Adler on Line Boston 1994-96; CFRB Toronto 1996; Adler on Global Global Winnipeg 2001; Adler on Line syndicated from CJOB Winnipeg current and to CKNW Vancouver 2005-13; columnist Winnipeg Free Press current; talk show host SiriusXM 2015-16; talk show host CKNW/ Corus Radio Network 2016-21; Crier Media podcast host 2023-current; RTDNA Lifetime Achievement Award for Network Programming 2017.  Charles Adler website  LinkedIn profile 

George Affleck - Click to enlarge
George Affleck - Journalism Degree Langara College Vancouver 1992; journalist/ producer CBC Vancouver 1992-2000; freelance writer Vancouver 1994-current; Agency of Record Manager BC and Yukon Community Newspapers Association 1998-current; Founder and President Curve Communications Group Ltd. Vancouver 2000-current; regular contributor CTV News Vancouver 2018-current; political podcast host The Orca Medi Vancouver 2018-current; contract fill-in host CKNW Vancouver 2020-current; columnist The Orca Vancouver 2021-current.  LinkedIn profile

Emad Agahi - Click to enlarge
Emad Agahi - BCIT Diploma in Broadcast & Online Journalism 2015; radio announcer Corus Entertainment Vancouver 2015-16; Freelance Videographer Shaw Communications Vancouver 2015-16; reporter CFTK-TV Prince Rupert BC 2016; reporter CTV News Winnipeg 2016-17; Media Marketing Specialist Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2017-current; Helicopter Traffic Reporter Global BC Vancouver 2018; Reporter CTV News Vancouver 2018-21; Reporter Global BC 2021-23; Communications Specialist Vancouver Airport Authority 2023-current.  LinkedIn profile

Tonye Aganaba - Click to enlarge
Tonye Aganaba - Customer service representative Corporate Sales Rocky Mountain Trading Co. Vancouver 2007; Director of First Impressions Kirk Integrated Marketing Systems Richmond, BC 2009-10; vocal instructor Blue Egg Entertainment 2010-11; producer The Living Society Vancouver 2009-13; professional recording artist/ performer Vancouver 2009-current; Social Media Strategist/ Promotions & Marketing Co-ordinator The Living Society Vancouver 2009-current; Online Community Manager Guilt and Company & Chill Winston Vancouver 2013-current; Operations Manager Guilt & Company 2015-current; host Guilt & Company Live CIRH-FM Vancouver 2015-18.  LinkedIn profile  

Mike Agerbo - Click to enlarge
Mike Agerbo - Computer Guy Doppler Computers Vancouver 1994-95; Chief Creative Officer Chalk Media Vancouver 1998-2005; CEO & Executive Producer Get Connected TV Vancouver 2006-current; Owner & CEO Blink Digital Agency Vancouver 2006-current; regular technical contributor Global BC/ radio and online current. LinkedIn profile

James Aitken - Click to enlarge
James Aitken - Broadcast Arts graduate Assiniboine Community College Brandon MB 1991; host/ interviewer Manitoba Midday and Jackpot Bingo CKX-TV Brandon; editor/ reporter/ anchor CKWX Vancouver 1998-2004; news presenter China Radio International Beijing 2004-05; editor/ consultant - China Business Feature CEOCIO Beijing 2005-09;  anchor/ editor/ narrator CCTV News International 2005-10; producer/ host/ consultant Blue Ocean Network Beijing 2009; Subeditor Hong Kong Economic Journal Hong Kong 2010; event host Canada China Business Council Beijing 2006-12; passenger information manager MTR Corporation Ltd. 2010-12; Voice of China Mobile interactive English information services 2009-21; anchor/ Assistant Managing Editor TVB (Television Broadcasts Limited) Hong Kong 2013-22; Production Editor South China Morning Post 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile

Eric Ajello CKMO - Click to enlarge Eric Ajello - Reporter then President University of BC newspaper The Ubyssey circa 1942-44; reporter/ writer/ announcer UBC Radio Society and VarsityTime script writer (heard on CKWX Vancouver) circa 1943-44 and President 1944-45; staff announcer CKMO Vancouver circa 1945-50; joined radio-TV department of media and market research agency Henri, Hurst and McDonald in Chicago as writer/ producer 1952.  Died in Austin TX January 17, 2000 at age 76 

Scott Alan - Click to enlarge Scott Alan - Afternoon drive CFEX-FM Victoria 2002; overnights/ weekends CFOX-FM Vancouver then evenings CFMI-FM Vancouver current.  LinkedIn profile

Zahra Alani - Click to enlarge Zahra Alani - Simon Fraser University communications trainee; Columbia Academy Broadcasting Performing Arts graduate; co-host/ assistant-producer Fairchild Radio Vancouver; host Back Stage Pass Shaw Cable Vancouver 2004-05; Vancouver-based promotions/ segment producer KVOS-TV Bellingham 2004-12; news researcher CTV British Columbia 2005-06; remote host CJJR-FM Vancouver 2005-06; co-host Sabor Latino Acento Latino Television, Shaw Multicultural Cable TV Vancouver; traffic reporter Global Television Vancouver 2007; traffic reporter CFUN Vancouver/ Canadian Traffic Network 2007-08; reporter/ editor/ weathercaster CBC Radio One Vancouver 2008-13; CBC Regina 2013; weather anchor CTV British Columbia 2013-17; Communications/ Media/ Sustainability Content Creator Greater Vancouver 2017-current; Project Management Assistant City of Vancouver 2018; Sustainability Consultant C40 Cities Vancouver 2020; Zahara Alani website  LinkedIn profile

Alberta Slim - Click for later colour photo Alberta Slim - Aka Eric Charles Edwards; country singer/ song writer/ circus performer; CKCK Regina 1937-40; CFQC Saskatoon 1940-45; CKRM Regina 1945-47; entertainer Rangers Cabin and host/ entertainer 15 minute morning segment CKNW New Westminster 1947-52; entertainer at fairs and folk festivals; CBC-TV national special Canada Day 2002; entertained at Victoria Rootsfest August 2002; Pioneer and Lifetime Achievement Award, BC Country Music Association 2003.  Died in Surrey BC November 25, 2005 at age 95.  CCF biography

Carol Alexander - Click to enlarge Carol Alexander - Traffic reporter CFTR Toronto 1986-88; p.m. drive co-host CKEY Toronto 1988; p.m. drive co-host/ a.m. drive co-host/ entertainment reporter CKFM-FM Toronto 1987-90; entertainment reporter Voice of America 1989; a.m. drive co-host/ p.m. drive host CISL Vancouver 1990-93; swing announcer/ news CJJR-FM Vancouver 1993-94 & 1995; swing announcer CKKS-FM Vancouver 1994-95; morning show co-host/ news CKBD Vancouver 1996; broadcaster CJJR-FM 1996-99; broadcaster CHUM Radio Vancouver 1995-2004; self-employed voice over professional 1998-2011; broadcaster Rogers Communications Inc. 2005-10; TV & film credits/ voiceovers/ station imaging 2004-current.  LinkedIn profile

St. John Alexander - Click to enlarge St. John Alexander - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; intern CBC News Vancouver 1999; CKNW Vancouver 1999; CKVU-TV Vancouver 1999-2001; reporter/ fill-in anchor CTV British Columbia 2001-current. LinkedIn profile

Sharon Alexander - Click to enlarge Sharon Alexander - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; traffic/ entertainment reporter CJCA Edmonton; commercial voice CIRK-FM Edmonton; morning traffic CFOX-FM Vancouver late 1990s-2001 then producer Sound Off With Bruce Allen CFOX-FM; numerous film and TV credits; co-host weekly syndicated U.S. radio program HOTTRAX current; station imaging for major-market radio stations Canada, U.S. and Japan and cartoon animation/ commercial TV voice work 

DJ Alibaba - Click to enlarge DJ Alibaba - (Al Lamons) DJ Grand Master Funk Productions Winnipeg 1984; club DJ The Starship Night Club Vancouver 1992; host/ producer Off Tha Hook CKZZ-FM Vancouver; p.m. drive/ evenings CFBT-FM Vancouver 2002-04; 'Hip-Hop Pioneer Recognition Award’ Spring Hip-Hop Jam 2003; club DJ Vancouver area current; owner Alibaba Entertainment current

Bob Allan - Click for recent photo Bob Allan - Fill in announcer CKLG Vancouver 1967; all nights/  weekends CFUN Vancouver 1967; afternoons CKLG-FM Vancouver then nights CKLG 1968 then regular Boss Jock all night show and Saturday evenings.

Erskine Allan CKMO - Click to enlarge Erskine Allan - Staff announcer/ colour commentator lacrosse broadcasts CKMO Vancouver circa 1947

Ken Allan joonyer - Click to enlarge Ken Allan joonyer - Club DJ 1985-2009 and The Roxy Vancouver 1998-2009; Rogers Radio CKKS-FM Vancouver/ CFSR-FM Abbotsford/ CISQ-FM/ CISW-FM Squamish/ Whistler 2000-09; p.m. drive CKKS-FM Vancouver 2000-03; evenings/ weekends CKLG-FM Vancouver 2003-08; Voice-Over Artist joonyer Enterprises 2004-current; evenings CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2009; p.m. drive CJUI-FM Kelowna 2009-10; club DJ The Roxy 2010-current; weekends CFMI-FM Vancouver 2010-12; a.m. drive CHHR-FM Vancouver 2012-14.  LinkedIn profile 

Bruce Allen - Click for larger photo courtesy Red Bruce Allen - Concert promoter and founder Bruce Allen Talent booking agency 1966; manager Bachman Turner Overdrive, Loverboy and Bryan Adams; career guide Martina McBride, Anne Murray and Michael Bublé; coordinator African famine relief recording Tears Are Not Enough 1985; winner of numerous music awards; host Sound Off With Bruce Allen CFOX-FM Vancouver 1988-2004; inducted into BC Entertainment Hall of Fame Starwalk 2000; host Bruce Break CFMI-FM/ CJAX-FM Vancouver; host Reality Check CHMJ Vancouver 2002-04 and CKNW Vancouver 2004-21; Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Board of Directors 2008-current; awarded Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal 2012.  Bruce Allen Website

Claire Allen - Click to enlarge
Claire Allen - Production Intern CTV News Vancouver 2008; Juno Awards Talent Assistant CHUM Television Vancouver 2009; Production Intern Live Nation London UK 2009; Intern Atlantic Records London 2009; Festival Coordinator Assistant Live Nation London 2010; CTV Olympic Broadcast Consortium Vancouver 2010; Orphans Fund VIP Guest Coordinator for Pledge Day CKNW Vancouver 2011; Simi Sara Show Production Intern CKNW 2011-12; CTV Camera Side Coordinator/ Segment Producer CTV Morning Live Vancouver 2012; Senior Producer Simi Sara Show CKNW 2012-19; Producer/ on air contributor CKNW 2019-20. LinkedIn profile

Mike Allen - KMPC Los Angeles; news and public affairs director KDAY Santa Monica CA 1974 and numerous California stations; news CKWX Vancouver early 1970s

Jim Alp - Click to enlarge Jim Alp - Announcer CJOR Vancouver circa 1970

Peter Alpen - Click to enlarge Peter Alpen - Copy writing BCIT 1966; all nights CFUN Vancouver 1965-67; morning DJ CHWK Chilliwack 1968-69; host Legendary Sock Hop and Malt Party 9-midnight CKWX Vancouver 1969-1974; promotion manager & sales CKWX 1974; sales manager/ VP Fraser Valley Broadcasters 1974-84; national sales rep Target Media Inc. 1984-88; VP Starcom Broadcast Sales 1988-99; national account representative Digital Advertising Network 2002-06; national account rep Canadian Traffic Network 2006-current and VP/ GM CTN Western Region 2008-current; recipient ABCOM Audrey Award 2012.  LinkedIn profile

Luisa Alvarez - Click to enlarge
Luisa Alvarez - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2017; Manager Wild Walkers Madrid Spain 2014; self employed english tutor Madrid 2014-15; newsroom intern CKNW Vancouver 2015-16; server Earls Kitchen + Bar Burnaby 2015-16; Fashion News Host FashionOne 2016; Freelance Contributor 604 Now 2016-current; newsroom intern Global News Kelowna 2017; Video Journalist Dougall Media Tbt News Thunder Bay ON 2017; Weekend Anchor Dougall Media Thunder Bay 2017; Video Journalist CHEK-TV Victoria 2017-19; Multi Skilled Journalist CTV Vancouver 2019-20 and Morning Live traffic host 2020-22; Communications Manager UrbanLogiq Vancouver 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile

Brenda Alvernaz - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; overnight traffic, audio editing, evening news anchor CKWX Vancouver 2000-03; assistant producer/ writer CTV British Columbia 2003-current

Claudia Amaya - Click to enlarge Claudia Amaya - Newspaper journalist Columbia 1990-97; editor-in-chief TV and Video Latinoamerica magazine 1995-97; executive producer Hola TV Vancouver; host Hispanic program Hola TV Channel M Multivision Television Vancouver/ TLN Telelatino Network Toronto 2002 and Shaw Multicultural Channel current; member advisory council Channel M.  LinkedIn profile

Valerie Ambrose - Click to enlarge
Valerie Ambrose - Cast member The Beachcombers CBC-TV series 1970s; host Pacific Report CBC-TV Vancouver 1970s; p.m. drive news CFOX-FM Vancouver 1981-90; news CKZZ-FM Vancouver 1991-94; voice imaging Knowledge Network Vancouver mid 1990s;  marketing research/ customer service various companies 2000-09; consultant/ administrative support, Accenture/ BC Hydro 2009-current.  2019 JJ Johnston Salute

Mo Amir - Click to enlarge
Mo Amir - Bachelor of Business Administration honours Marketing/ International Business/ Human Resource Management Simon Fraser University 2007; Power Smart Representative BC Hydro Vancouver 2007; Political Philosophy Simon Fraser University 2008-09; Inside Sales Coordinator Kuehne + Nagel 2008-09; General Manager SPF Precut Lumber Coquitlam 2009-current; Creator/ Producer This is VANCOLOUR podcast Vancouver 2018-current; Columnist Vancouver Is Awesome 2020-current; A VANCOLOUR Moment weekly commentary CKNW Vancouver 2020-21; columnist Vancouver Is Awesome 2020-current; political panelist CBC Vancouver 2021-current; talk show host CHEK-TV Victoria 2021-current.  LinkedIn profile

Bill Amos - Click to enlarge Bill Amos - Reporter/ anchor CJAD & CFCF Radio Montreal 1977-81; reporter/ anchor CBC Television Montreal 1982-86; reporter/ editor CBC Radio Montreal 1986-88; reporter/ editor CBC Television Vancouver 1988-89; part-time anchor CKWX Vancouver 1990-91; part-time reporter/ editor CBC Radio Vancouver 1993-99; instructor Broadcast Journalism BCIT 1989-2021; Media Consultant Coldwater Communications Vancouver 2021-22; President Radio Television Digital News Foundation Canada 2023-current.  LinkedIn profile

Alece Anderson - Click to enlarge Alece Anderson - Office manager Expedia CruiseShipCenters 2007-08; winner CFMI-FM Vancouver Rock Girl contest 2008; as Alece traffic/ weather/ co-host a.m. drive CFMI-FM 2008-current; host weekly 30 second clip on Shaw Cable's Urban Rush promoting what's going on with Rock 101 (CFMI) 2009-12.  LinkedIn profile

Bridgitte Anderson - Click to enlarge Bridgitte Anderson - BCIT Broadcast graduate; reporter/ legislative reporter CKWX Vancouver 1988-95; legislative reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver 1995-97; news anchor/ reporter CTV Vancouver 1997-2004; reporter/ host Report on Business Television Toronto 2004-06; reporter/ anchor CTV Newsnet Toronto 2006-07; press secretary to B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell 2008-10; director of marketing and communications Crofton House School Vancouver 2010-11; VP corporate and public affairs Edelman Vancouver 2011-15 then Senior VP Corporate and Public Affairs 2014-15 and General Manager 2015-19; President & CEO Greater Vancouver Board of Trade 2019-current. LinkedIn profile

Joan Anderson - Click to enlarge
Joan Anderson - Reporter/ morning show host/ radio producer CBC Vancouver circa 1989; Senior Producer CBC The National Toronto; CBC Bureau Chief Washington DC; CBC Director of Radio and Director of Programming 1999-2009; served on Vancouver Public Library Board for 13 years.  Died in Vancouver November 9, 2022 at age 73

John Anderson - News CKO-FM-4 Vancouver early 1980s; CKO-FM-2 Toronto 1986-88

Kenya Anderson - Click to enlarge photo courtesy Columbia Academy Kenya Anderson - Evening host CHQB Powell River 1995-96; morning news/ co-host CISQ/ CISW Squamish/ Whistler 1996-97; morning co-host CIRK-FM Edmonton 1997-99; community events reporter A-Channel Edmonton Big Breakfast Show 2000; morning news/ co-host CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2000; news anchor CKWX Vancouver 2000-05; news anchor CFTR Toronto 2005; sales CFUN Vancouver 2006; news director CJUI-FM Kelowna 2008-09

Ara Andonian - Click to enlarge
Ara Andonian - BCIT Broadcast program graduate; CKRV-FM Kamloops circa 2004-09; CHSU-FM Kelowna 2009-11; middays CHUP-FM Calgary 2011; p.m. drive CHBN-FM Edmonton 2011-13 then mornings 2013-14; p.m. drive CFUN-FM/ CKKS-FM Vancouver 2014-17; morning host CKQQ-FM Kelowna 2018-current  

Docc Andrews - Click to enlarge
Docc Andrews - Columbia Academy graduate 2004; CFNI Port Hardy 2004; CIRX-FM Prince George; weekends then evenings then p.m. drive then morning co-host CJJR-FM Vancouver 2010-current

Don andrews - Click to enlarge
Don Andrews - Columbia Academy graduate; self-employed voiceover artist 1999-current; operator CFMI-FM Vancouver; weekends CKLG-FM Vancouver 2004-05; Vancouver Canadians PA announcer 2005-current; Vancouver Giants PA announcer 2006-current; ring announcer Battlefield Fight League 2010-current; BC Lions Football Club stadium PA announcer 2012-current.  LinkedIn profile

John Ansell 1950s - Click for recent enlargement courtesy Canadian Communications Foundation John Ansell - CKOV Kelowna 1940-42; CJVI Victoria 1945; CKWX Vancouver 1946 announcer, later PD and OM; GM CFAC Calgary 1968; President and GM CJVI Victoria 1971 until 1987 retirement; Chairman of CJVI's Advisory Board until 1995.  Chairman of CAB Board of Directors 1981-82; 1983 Broadcaster of the Year, BC Association of Broadcasters and Broadcast Education Assocation of Canada; CAB Gold Ribbon Award for distinguished service to broadcasting; lifetime membership in the Broadcast Education Association 1987; BC Institute of Technology Distinguished Service Award 1995; member of CAB Half-Century Club; CAB Broadcast Hall of Fame 1990. Died August 16, 2019 at age 93. CCF Biography

John Ansell - Click to enlarge John Ansell Jr. - Operator/ overnight fill-in CKWX Vancouver late 1960s; camera operator/ floor director/ audio technician CHAN-TV Vancouver early 1970s; TV instructor BCIT Broadcast Program 1976-85; head of Radio Program and expanded operations of BCIT campus station CFML 1985-99.  Died March 2001

Fin Anthony - Click to enlarge
Fin Anthony - Son of Nina Anthony; teacher 1940s-51; news/ sports/ host Fin's Inn CKMO Vancouver 1951-52; sales/ announcing CKNW New Westminster 1952-54; advertising director Vancouver News Herald 1954-55; sales/ announcing CKNW 1955-56; sales manager/ announcer CFUN Vancouver 1956-58; sales/ announcing CKLG Vancouver 1958-61; sales manager/ on air/ commercial work CHAN-TV Vancouver 1961-62; Young, Ross, Anthony Advertising 1962; "Voice of Woodwards" 1963-87 with more than 10,000 radio spots and more than 3000 TV commercials; radio spots/ writing/ promotion 1987. Died in Sunchine Coast area July 16, 2017 at age 87

John Anthony 1955 - Click to enlarge John Anthony - CBC at age 16; free-lance acting with CBC Radio; U.S. networks; CKEY Toronto; operator and afternoon announcer at launch of CKLG North Vancouver 1955

Nina Anthony 1956 - Click for later enlargement Nina Anthony - Program Director CKMO Vancouver late 1940s; women's editor then host Our Neighbour Nina; continuity chief CKWX Vancouver 1940s-50s; as Dorothy Douglas sponsored by Delta Rice weekday mornings CKWX and seven other BC stations early 1950s; Director of TUTS (Theatre Under the Stars) Vancouver; columnist Westender newspaper Vancouver.  Died in Coquitlam March 24, 1990 at age 84

Brian Antonson - Click to enlarge Brian Antonson - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; production and on-air CKNW New Westminster 1967-77 (Production Director 1974-77); Production Director CJOB Winnipeg 1970; Radio Instructor British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby 1977-82; Radio Program Head BCIT 1982-85; Associate Dean, Broadcast BCIT 1985-90; General Manager CFVR Abbotsford 1990-92; Associate Dean, Broadcast and Media Communications BCIT 1992-2010; retired 2010; president 2014 BC Winter Games 2012-15.  LinkedIn profile

Dave Appel - Talk show host CHQR Calgary -2004; overnight news anchor CKWX Vancouver 2004-05

Bruce Archer - Click to enlarge Bruce Archer - Journalism Ryerson Polytechnical Institute Toronto 1980; CBC National Radio Newsroom Toronto 1980-81; Northern BC Report CBC Radio Prince Rupert 1982-85; CBC Radio Vancouver 1984-85; Radio Syndication producer/ reporter CBC National Toronto 1985-87; Noon Show host/ agriculture commentator CBC Calgary 1988; associate producer/ reporter Daybreak CBC Vancouver 1988-89; senior speechwriter BC Ministry of Health 1990-95; Issues Management specialist BC Government 1995-2000; self employed freelancer/ instructor/ marketing specialist Nanaimo 2000-current

Del Archer - Click to enlarge Del Archer - All night DJ then news writer/ reader: CKDM Dauphin MB, CKOS-TV Yorkton SK, CKRM Regina, CJOB Winnipeg, CHED Edmonton, CJGX Yorkton, CKPR Radio/ TV Thunder Bay ON 1959-67; accreditation/ site guide/ daily news reports radio/ TV/ film section Expo '67 Montréal; evening news writer/reader CKLW Windsor 1967; News Director / morning news reader CFRW Winnipeg, morning news writer/ reader (with George Sillery) CFUN/ CKVN Vancouver 1968-70; news writer/ reader/ weekend & fill-in anchor CFCF Radio/ TV Montréal 1970-77; correspondent CTV Winnipeg/ Atlantic/ Vancouver 1977-86; Unit Manager/ Associate Producer/ Producer CTV Toronto/ CTV Radio News Toronto 1986-98; VP News & Public Affairs CFCN-TV Calgary 1998-2000; retired/ broadcast consulting 2000-04; recipient RTNDA Canada Lifetime Achievement Award 2003; General Manager VoicePrint Atlantic 2004-05; retired/ occasional broadcast consulting 2005 to current

Steve Armitage - Click to enlarge Steve Armitage - Sports reporter/ play-by-play announcer CBC 1965-79 and CBC Vancouver 1979-2014; Olympic Games announcer CBC Television 2014-current; recipient Foster Hewitt Award for Excellence in Sports Broadcasting 1982; winner 2005 Gemini Award for Best Sports Play-by-Play or Analyst for coverage of aquatics at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens; Gemini Award for Best Sports Play-by-Play Announcer Beijing Olympics 2008 & 2022; retired 2022.  LinkedIn profile

David Armstrong - Click to enlarge.  Photos courtesy Top Dog! A History of CKNW David Armstrong - Radio pioneer; CFCT Victoria circa 1940; sales CKMO Vancouver 1941; production/ sales Prairie stations early 1940s; CKNW New Westminster 1944-1949; founder CKDA Victoria 1950; founder sister station CKDA-FM Victoria 1954; co-founder CHEK-TV Victoria 1956.  Died in Victoria April 22, 1985 at age 65

Jordan Armstrong - Click to enlarge
Jordan Armstrong - Reporter/ anchor/ assignment editor CKNW Vancouver 2009-14; part time writer then news reporter/ anchor Global BC 2012-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Brian Arnold CKPG 1970 - Click for 1980 CFMI and recent photos Brian Arnold - CKPG/ CKPG-TV Prince George 1970-71; Adelaide Australia radio 1971; middays/ Production Manager/ Music Director CHQB Powell River 1971-75; CFMI-FM New Westminster 1975-94; film/ TV actor/ performer/ emcee/ narrator 1980-2002; founder/ COO Astral Digital Video Productions 1996-2002; owner Grapevine Bed & Breakfast Kelowna 2002-current; owner Kelowna Photografix current

Neil Arnold - (Neil Waldman) news CFUN Vancouver circa 1976; CJOR Vancouver; news CKWX Vancouver early 1980s; news CKO-FM-4 Vancouver late 1980s-89; news CHRX Vancouver early 1990s. Died in Vancouver December 12, 2019 at age 74

Nira Arora - Click for larger photo Nira Arora - SFU Mass Media Communications graduate; reporter/ host Shaw Cable Vancouver; multicultural event organizer SFU Cultural Students Society; news producer CTV British Columbia; evenings and host Urban Affairs then morning co-host CFBT-FM Vancouver current

Ian Arrol CKWX Vancouver 1944 - Click to enlarge Ian Arrol - News CKWX Vancouver early 1940s; CFCN Calgary 1940s-50s; staff announcer CBC Vancouver 1950s; Ontario Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament for York East 1972-74.  Died June 2000 in Victoria at age 76.

Adrienne  Arsenault - Click to enlarge Adrienne  Arsenault - B.A. in politics/ journalism master University of Western Ontario; editorial assistant/ night assignment editor CBC Toronto 1991-93; researcher/ reporter The National and reporter/ replacement news anchor Broadcast One CBC Vancouver 1993-98; reporter The National CBC Toronto 1998-2003; CBC Middle East correspondent based in Jerusalem 2003-06; CBC senior European correspondent based in London 2006-current; award recipient New York Film and Video Festival, Columbus Film Festival and Ron Laidlaw Award; Commonwealth Broadcasting Association's journalist of the year 2005

Paul Arthur 1965 - Click for larger photo Paul Arthur - KOYN Paris TX; CKLG Vancouver circa 1965

Bruce Arundel 1946 Bruce Arundel - Wireless operator Vancouver circa 1916; wireless telegraphy teacher Sprott-Shaw School of Commerce Vancouver 1918-50; involved in startup of CJCE Vancouver with R.J. Sprott and Vancouver Sun 1922.  Died in Vancouver February 13, 1951 at age 50

John Ashbridge - Click to enlarge John Ashbridge - Operator at age 13 CJVI Victoria 1960-61; on air CFAX Victoria 1962-64; CJOR Vancouver 1964; general announcer CKNW New Westminster 1965-67; CFUN Vancouver 1967; CKNW 1967-70; News Director CJCI Prince George 1970-73; CKNW 1973-80; television news Australia 1980-81; news then senior newsman and Manager Network Operations CKNW 1981-2005; retired from radio; served as a director of the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation; public address announcer Vancouver Canucks 1987-2018; PA announcer Vancouver Giants 2004-18.  NHL Alumni prestigious 7th Man Award 2002; RTNDA Lifetime Achievement Award 2005; Crime Stoppers International's highest award Civilian of the Year 2010.  Died in New Westminster June 5, 2018 at age 71.  Mike Cleaver interview  

Cory Ashworth - Click to enlarge
Cory Ashworth - DJ/ producer China Radio International Beijing 1999-2003; voiceover freelance 1999-current; VJ MTV Viacom Asia Inc. Beijing 2002-04; editor in chief Metrozine Beijing 2003; DJ Virgin Radio Beijing 2003-04; COO Clipper Street Scrapbook Company Vancouver 2005-09; producer E! Entertainment Television Vancouver 2009; producer/ APD CHHR-FM Vancouver 2009; marketing manager Associated Labels Coquitlam 2009-12; morning show co-host CKPK-FM Vancouver 2009-14;writer The Huffington Post Vancouver 2012-current; co-founder A Good Book Drive Vancouver 2012-current; co-host Rain City Chronicles Vancouver 2012-14; morning show personality CJJR-FM Vancouver 2012-14; Georgia Straight 'Best Late Night Radio Host' 2011 and 'Best Morning Radio Host' 2012; announcer CKPK-FM 2015-current; co-host CAMP CIRH-FM Vancouver 2015-18.  LinkedIn profile  

Sonia Aslam - Click to enlarge
Sonia Aslam - News reporter CKWX Vancouver 2008-18 and midday editor 2018-current

Brandon Astle - Click to enlarge
Brandon Astle - Broadcast Performing Arts graduate Columbia Academy 2008; play-by-play sports broadcaster/ emcee 2008-11; broadcaster/ media relations Langley Rivermen/ Chiefs 2008-13; colour commentator World Junior "A" Hockey Canada Challenge Tournament 2011; creator/ host/ writer online radio show BCHL Report MIICAN Studios 2011-12; broadcaster/ Media Relations Coordinator Abbotsford Heat Hockey and play-by-play CIVL-FM Abbotsford 2013-14; Vancouver Stealth lacrosse broadcast reporter CFTE Vancouver 2016-18; Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse play-by-play NLL TV 2018-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Dean Atwal - Click to enlarge Dean Atwal - BA Film and Television University of Warwick Coventry England; Account Executive Omni Televsion Vancouver 2005-07; host The New Driver's Seat Best Entertainment 2007-current; morning show host CJRJ Vancouver 2008-09; media specialist/ advertising and paid programming S-VOX 2009-10; television broadcaster Mosaic Programming Zoomer Media Television Division 2010-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Alex Auld - Click to enlarge
Alex Auld - Professional NHL ice hockey goaltender Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers, Phoenix Coyotes, Boston Bruins, Ottawa Senators, Dallas Stars, New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens and Team Canada 2001-12; co-owner/ COO Melanie Auld Jewelry Ltd. Vancouver 2013-current; professional goaltending coach 2014-current; on air host CISL Vancouver 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile

Terry Avalos - Click to enlarge Terry Avalos - Columbia Academy graduate; CISQ-FM/ CISW-FM Squamish/ Whistler; CKLP-FM Parry Sound ON; traffic reporter CKWX Vancouver 2006-08; traffic reporter CHMJ Vancouver 2008.  Died in Vancouver April 21, 2014 at age 52 

John Avison - Click to enlarge John Avison - Pioneer broadcaster/ musician; piano soloist and accompanist CKMO, CJOR, CKWX and CNRV Vancouver 1920s-30s; founding director/ principal conductor CBC Vancouver Chamber Orchestra/ CBC Vancouver Orchestra/ CBC Radio Orchestra 1938-80; appeared with London Philharmonic Orchestra 1959 and numerous other Canadian orchestras; co-host with Maurice Foisy Starlight Concert CHQM/ CHQM-FM Vancouver 1960s-1970s; regular conductor CBC Talent Festival 1966; awarded Order of Canada 1978; member B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame Starwalk at the Orpheum music category.  Died in Vancouver November 30, 1983 at age 69.  Canadian Encyclopedia biography  

Shawn Ayers - Click to enlarge
Shawn Ayers - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2007; etalk production assistant Bell Media Toronto 2006; anchor/ reporter/ host/ producer Evolution 107.9 Burnaby 2006-07; news assistant CTV Vancouver 2007; reporter/ production assistant The Express Shaw Cable Vancouver 2007; reporter/ segment producer Toronto Living Rogers Communications Toronto 2008-10; freelance reporter Bauer Media New York 2010-11; B-Insider contributor Hudson's Bay Company Vancouver 2012-16; social media desk host The Rush Shaw Communications Vancouver 2013; freelance entertainment contributor CTV News Vancouver 2013-20; host/ producer Novus Entertainment Inc. Vancouver 2014-16; host/ Executive Producer HAPPY HOUR with Shawn Ayers TELUS Optik TV Vancouver 2021-current; news anchor CKWX Vancouver 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile

Linda Aylesworth - Clickto enlarge Linda Aylesworth - BCIT Broadcast program graduate; CBC Vancouver; production assistant then associate producer noon news 1981-89, general assignment then environmental reporter 1989-95 and health reporter BCTV Vancouver 1995-2021; recipient Jack Webster Science and Technology Award 2003; RTDNA Lifetime Achievement Award 2022

Tahmina Aziz - Click to enlarge
Tahmina Aziz - News anchor/ reporter UTTV News Toronto 2012-13; Fusion Radio host SCCR Inc. Scarborough ON 2013-14; TV production Rogers Media Toronto 2015-16; web host BestFan TV Toronto 2016-17; communications intern University of Toronto Scarborough 2017; Associate Producer CBC Toronto 2017-19; Video Journalist CBC Windsor 2019-21; Multimedia Journalist CHEK-TV Victoria 2021-22; Multi-skilled Journalist CTV Vancouver News 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile

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