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Isabelle Raghem - Click to enlarge
Isabelle Raghem - Broadcast Journalism Fanshawe College London ON 2015; BA Broadcast Journalism - Media Theory Production University of Western Ontario 2015; Receptionist/Dance Instructor Attitudes Dance Studio Thornhill ON 2008-11; USC Minute Update Reporter Big Purple Couch London ON 2012-13; Newscaster CIXX-FM London ON 2012-14; Experimental Marketer Free For All Marketing Inc. Toronto 2012-14; USC Reporter Western TV London ON 2013-15; Intern CFPL London ON 2015; Video Journalist CHCH-TV Hamilton ON 2015-16; Video Journalist CHEK-TV Victoria 2016-18; Video Journalist City News Vancouver 2018-current.  LinkedIn profile


Angelina Rai - Click to enlarge
Angelina Rai - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate 2005; intern CHEK-TV Victoria 2005; weekend host CJSU-FM Duncan 2006;
producer/host CJRJ Vancouver 2007-current; segment host Spice Citytv Vancouver 2009-10; host 12 episodes Close Look Shaw Multicultural Channel Vancouver 2011-12; host 24/604 Red Line Media Inc./Shaw Cable Vancouver 2012-current; traffic reporter CHMJ Vancouver 2013-14; on-air host CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile
 


Garry Raible - Click to enlarge Garry Raible - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate 1970; news/sports announcer/play-by-play New Westminster Bruins and Vancouver Blazers CJJC Langley 1971-75; sportscaster CKNW New Westminster 1975-77; sportscaster then sports director CJOR Vancouver 1977-88; sportscaster CKWX Vancouver/sports director Satellite Radio Network 1988-90; sports director Standard Broadcast News 1991-94; sports announcer CKKS-FM Vancouver 1993-94; sportscaster CKNW 1994-96; sports director CKWX Vancouver 1996-2009; retired to Okanagan 2009


Marke Raines - Click for early photo Marke Raines - Continuity editor then news editor and host Kiddies Korner CKXL Calgary to 1951; news/copy writer CKMO Vancouver 1951-52; news reporter/copy writer then first beat reporter in Vancouver market 1954 CKNW New Westminster 1952-60s; reported to be first "civilian" to drive across the Port Mann Bridge in a CKNW news cruiser before its official opening in 1964; news CJOR Vancouver late 1960s-70s; Pipeline CHAN-TV Vancouver; Liberal Member of Parliament Burnaby-Seymour 1974-79


Sharanya Rajgopal - Click to enlarge
Sharanya Rajgopal - Masters in international journalism University of Leeds UK; morning show host Radio Mirchi, India 2007-09; morning show co-host CJRJ Vancouver 2011-current


Sukhdev Singh Rakhra - Click to enlarge
Sukhdev Singh Rakhra - Social and political community activist; host Punjabi program Sangeet Kala CJVB Vancouver 1972; Canada Post; production assistant Indo-Canadian radio programs including India Today and Tomorrow KLYN-FM Lynden WA mid 1970s; board member Burnaby Multicultural Society/Diversity current


Jon Ramer - Click to enlarge Jon Ramer - CKBD Vancouver mid 1990s; WRCM Wingate NC; WPAR Salem VA


Don Ramsden circa 1975 - Click to enlarge Don Ramsden - DJ CJVI Victoria circa 1970; afternoon drive CKVN Vancouver 1971; CJOR Vancouver circa 1975; news reporter Broadcast News Vancouver current.  1970s CJOR clip from BC Radio History.com


Priya Ramu - Click for larger image courtesy The Canadian Immigrant magazine Priya Ramu - Writer/producer/reporter CBC Winnipeg 1993; national reporter CBC Montreal; national reporter and senior producer for Sounds Like Canada, Metro Morning and Outfront CBC Toronto; host The Afternoon Show CBC Radio Vancouver 2004-current; host On the Coast CBC Radio Vancouver 2004-current


Ed Randall - Click to enlarge Ed Randall - Play-by-play Vancouver Canadians baseball CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1978; New York correspondent ESPN Radio Network 1992; TV play-by-play New York Penn League Brooklyn Cyclones 2001; columnist team publications Yankees, Mets, Red Sox, Reds and Braves; play-by-play Staten Island Yankees YES Network New York; book author More Tales From The Yankee Dugout 2003; host of Talking Baseball WFAN New York 2003-current


Dave Randorf - Click to enlarge Dave Randorf - BA Radio and Television  Ryerson University Toronto 1988; associate producer SportsCentre late night editions/editorial assistant TSN 1985-1989; sports anchor Sports Page CKVU-TV Vancouver 1989-95; host prime time sports CKNW Vancouver 1995-97; west coast sports reporter/hockey play-by-play/football panelist TSN 1997-current; TSN host Pan Am games Winnipeg 1999 and anchor 2000 Summer Olympic Games Sydney.  LinkedIn profile


Eric Rankin - Click to enlarge with recent photo Eric Rankin - News reporter CJOR Vancouver 1970s; news reporter/Vancouver producer Foreign Assignment CBC Newsworld 1980s-current; reporter CBC-TV Vancouver current.  LinkedIn profile



Avery Raskin - Mid mornings CJAZ-FM Vancouver early 1980s; actor


Rhona Raskin - Click to enlarge Rhona Raskin - Family therapist; cable TV show Friends & Lovers; Vancouver-based North American syndicated relationships talk show host; late night talk show host CKZZ-FM Vancouver 1991-96; syndicated columnist/president Free Quincy Productions Ltd. 1995-current; Rhona at Night CKKS-FM Vancouver 1996-2003; KCTS-TV/9 Seattle 2003; columnist Chicago Sun-Times and Vancouver Province; author of Ask Me Anything; host Love + Lust CIRH-FM Vancouver 2015.  Rhona's website  LinkedIn profile



Paul Raugust - Financial writer Vancouver Sun circa 1978-early 80s; business correspondent CBC-TV News Vancouver circa 1979; business show host CBC Toronto circa 1985   


Leeann Ray - Click for larger photo Leeann Ray - CJOR Vancouver 1970-86; CJJR-FM Vancouver 1986-94; CKBD Vancouver 1994-current; Remax realtor current



Peter Ray - CKO-FM-5 Calgary; CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1978; Broadcast News (Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto) 1978-current


Robin Ray - Click for larger photo Robin Ray - CJOR Vancouver 1967-86, CJJR-FM Vancouver 1986-94; CKBD Vancouver 1994-current; Remax realtor current


Wilf Ray 2008 - Click to enlarge with 1940s CKMO photo Wilf Ray - Started in radio/morning host/Sunday afternoon Compare the Hits CKMO Vancouver Dec. 21, 1944-46; operator/host Compare the Hits CKWX Vancouver 1946-47; host DX Prowl CKMO 1947-49; overnight host CKNW New Westminster 1950; radio/TV commercial voice 1950-61; CHUM Toronto/CFGM Richmond Hill ON 1961-65; Sunday Night Gospel Program CJOR Vancouver 1965-86; Director of Corporate Communications, Jim Pattison Group 1966-80; Gospel show host CJJR-FM Vancouver 1986-94; Gospel Wilf Ray Program CKBD Vancouver 1994-2008.  Rebroadcasts of his Gospel programs back to the 1980s are available at the Wilf Ray Website  Mike Cleaver interview 


George Raymond - Click to enlarge George Raymond - Weekends/Production Director CFRW Winnipeg 1973; weekends/swing CKY Winnipeg 1973-78; Production Director CKY 1974-80 and Creative Director 1978-79; weekends/swing/production CFCN Calgary 1980; weekends/swing/production CKXL Calgary 1980-81; midday/APD/MD CFRW Winnipeg 1982-83; weekends/swing CKLG Vancouver 1983-88 and Promotions Manager 1986-88; Production Director CFOX-FM Vancouver 1989-98; weekends/swing CISL Vancouver 1998-2000; Production Director CKKS-FM Vancouver 2000; APD/MD CKMM-FM Winnipeg 2001-02; Program Director CJZZ-FM Winnipeg 2003; owner GFORCE Media Productions Winnipeg current


Bill Rea 1940s - Click for larger photo courtesy CKNW Bill Rea - Advertising sales Edmonton Bulletin 1932; sales CJCA Edmonton; commercial manager CJAT Trail 1937; sales/host Ranger's Cabin CJOR Vancouver 1937; CKMO Vancouver; founder of CKNW New Westminster Sept. 1, 1944; Roving Mike interviewer starting in 1944; sold CKNW to accountant Frank Griffiths and the Ballard family February 1956; owner KUDU Ventura CA; inducted posthumously into CAB Broadcast Hall of Fame 1985.  Died April 15, 1983 in Santa Barbara CA at age 75.   CCF biography


Jeff Rechner - Click for larger photo Jeff Rechner - CKYL Peace River AB 1979; CFGP Grande Prairie AB 1979-80; CHAB Moose Jaw SK 1980-82; CHED Edmonton 1982-85; CKLG Vancouver 1985-86; Bob & Jeff morning show CFOX Vancouver 1986-88; CKLG 1988-90; CKXY Vancouver 1990-91; PD and Red Deer Rebels play-by-play CKRD Red Deer AB 1992-96; InterFM Tokyo 1996-98; radio/TV promo/voice imaging voice Voice Boy Vancouver 1998-2007 and Los Angeles 2007-current; p.m. drive CKKS-FM/CKLG-FM Vancouver 2003-07; City national promo voice current. 


Dean Recksiedler - Click to enlarge Dean Recksiedler - Graduate BCIT and Simon Fraser University communications programs; CJOR Osoyoos 1995; CFCP Courtenay; news reporter/morning news editor CKWX Vancouver 2001-07; Account Manager The Pace Group Vancouver 2007-09; editor/fill in news reporter then Assignment Editor then morning show Managing Editor CKWX 2009-current


Red - Click to enlarge Red aka Jus Red - Formally known as Lil'Red; features/award presenter Toronto 2003; features host/on air CFXJ-FM Toronto 2004-11; middays/weekends CFUN-FM Vancouver 2011-current


Will Reeder circa 1941 - Click to enlarge
Will Reeder - Began radio broadcasting in Calgary; host The Victrola Shop CRCV Vancouver 1930s; author weekly magazine Western Canada Radio News CKWX Vancouver 1930s (on air with son Herb performing on organ); host daily Will Reeder's Radio Notebook, sponsored by Cunningham Drugs CKWX 1940s-early 50s; editor weekly Richmond Times 1950


Scott Regehr - Click to enlarge Scott Regehr - Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician diploma Southern Alberta Institute of Technology 1998; reporter CHMN-FM Canmore/Banff AB 1997-99; reporter/anchor CBC North Television and Radio Yellowknife and Whitehorse 1999-2004; author Flying Feathers Productions 2002-current; associate producer CBC Radio Vancouver 2004-06; CBC National sports host based in Toronto 2006-current.  LinkedIn profile


Asa Rehman - Click to enlarge Asa Rehman - Radio and Television Arts program graduate Columbia Academy Vancouver; reporter Canadian Traffic Network Vancouver 2006; traffic reporter CHMJ/CKNW Vancouver 2006-11; sports reporter CKNW Vancouver 2007; sports commentator CITR-FM Vancouver 2009-10; Fox Soccer Report anchor, Shaw Media Winnipeg 2011-12; weekend anchor Global News: BC 1 2013-15; sports anchor Global News Toronto 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Bill Reid late 1940s - Click for 1994 photo Bill Reid - CFCT Victoria 1938-39; CKOV Kelowna 1939; announcer CKWX Vancouver 1940s; chief announcer CKMO Vancouver 1943; worked at a total of 17 radio stations in Canada before joining CBC; CBC Toronto 1948-52; CBC Vancouver 1952-60s including host Theme and Variations and wrote and narrated CBC-TV film People of the Potlatch; Northwest Coast Native artist and one of Canada's most celebrated and accomplished contemporary artists; designed and built Spirit of Haida Gwaii sculpture for Canadian Embassy in Washington DC 1990, with full-sized replica installed at Vancouver Airport 1996; recipient of the province's highest award for outstanding achievement, the Order of British Columbia 1994.  Died in Vancouver March 13, 1998 at age 78.  Bill Reid audio 


Gordon Reid - Click to enlarge
Gordon Reid - CJOR Vancouver; CFRN Edmonton; CKNW New Westminster; co-host Housewives Holiday, emcee public participation show Meet The People, host 30 minute evening classical music show Treasure Chest then Assistant Manager CKDA Victoria early 1950s; held executive positions with KVOS-TV Bellingham and CHQM Vancouver; VP/General Sales Manager CJJC Langley circa 1970.  Died in Victoria date unknown


Kristin Reid - Click to enlarge Kristin Reid - Intern CHMJ Vancouver 2004; BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2005; on-air sports CKST Vancouver 2005; reporter and host Inside with Kristin Reid Canucks TV 2007-current; sports anchor Global TV Vancouver 2008; occasional sports reporter/producer Global TV current.  Twitter page 


Norma Reid - Click to enlarge Norma Reid - CKBI Prince Albert SK; BA journalism University of Regina; intern/reporter CTV Prince Albert; video journalist CTV Regina; producer/anchor/reporter/show host CTV Saskatoon; reporter/fill-in anchor 2010-11, co-anchor CTV Morning Live 2011-13, weekend news anchor 2013-14 and Breaking News/Late News Anchor CTV Vancouver 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Slim Reid CFBT-FM - Click for larger photo with co-host Melanie Slim Reid - Toronto radio producer 1990s; one of original personalities CFXJ-FM Toronto 2001; morning host CFBT-FM Vancouver 2001-04; co-host Slim and Melanie in the Morning CFXJ-FM 2006-circa 2011. 


Terry Reid - Click for larger photo with CHQM-FM co-host Tara McGuire Terry Reid - CKCY Sault Ste. Marie ON early 1970s; CKLG Vancouver 1976-85; morning host CKKS-FM Vancouver 1983-94; commercial announcer Global Television Vancouver 1985-current; morning host CHQM-FM Vancouver 1994-2009;  imaging/commercial announcer CTV/BellMedia Alberta 1995-current; president Voicewerks 2000-current; morning host CISF-FM Surrey 2016.  LinkedIn profile


Warren Reid CHBC-TV - Click to enlarge Warren Reid - Bachelor of Applied Arts in Radio and TV Ryerson University Toronto; movie reviewer CHQM Vancouver; commercial writer CJJC Langley and then Palmer Jarvis Advertising; commercial writer/producer 1976-79, Creative Director 1979-81, sales then Business Development Manager 1981-current CHBC-TV Kelowna; Canadian Association of Broadcasters Quarter Century Club


Howie Reimer - Click to enlarge
Howie Reimer - Diploma Broadcast Communications BCIT 1989; weekends/morning show producer/producer weekly three hour Countdown Show CFMI-FM Vancouver 1987-93; show host/programmer NL Broadcasting Kamloops 1993-2014; Game Night Producer Kamloops Blazers Hockey Club 1995-2014; PD/p.m. drive host CHNL Kamloops 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Phil Reimer 1965 - Click for 1965 and recent enlargements Phil Reimer - CKDA Victoria 1958-59; production/on air CHEK-TV Victoria 1959-60; production CJAY-TV Winnipeg 1960-61; sports CJAY-TV 1961-65; played one game with CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers as embedded sports broadcaster 1964; CBC Sports Winnipeg 1965-69; out of media working for Cabinet in Ottawa then travel company 1970-77; weatherman CBC Vancouver 1977-95; auther with Sean Rossiter Phil Reimer's B.C. Weather Book 1991; producer/creator various CBC programs including Doctor Doctor and Legal Wise 1988-92; weatherman CKNW Vancouver 1996-2006; weatherman Vancouver Sun 2004-06; Ports and Bows columnist for major daily Postmedia papers current 


Bill Reiter 1966 - Click for recent photo Bill Reiter - Producer/host contemporary black music program Groovin' Blue CKLG-FM Vancouver 1967-69; briefly Boss Jock CKLG Vancouver; progressive AOR overnight show Collage CKVN Vancouver 1970; actor Dr. Bundolo's Pandemonium Medicine Show CBC Radio Vancouver 1971-80 and CBC-TV Vancouver 1981-82; co-host Zig Zag BCTV Vancouver 1980-87; host Groovin' Blue CKST Vancouver 1993, CJVB Vancouver as The Mole of Soul 1995-97 and CHMB Vancouver 2000-01; prominent stage & film actor; has voiced over 4500 radio spots and 300 TV commercials; writer/producer nearly 1000 radio/TV commercials; writer/producer & radio/TV voice Chips With Gravy Productions (1984) Ltd. current; columnist Real Blues Magazine Victoria current; recipient 2009 Sam Payne Lifetime Achievement Award.   WAGRadio  YouTube videos  1969 CKLG survey  Mike Cleaver interview 


Niki Reitmayer
Niki Reitmayer - ​BCIT Radio Broadcasting Program graduate 2006; fill-in announcer/board-op CFOX-FM/CFMI-FM & afternoon traffic anchor CHMJ Vancouver 2006-09; morning show host CKMH-FM Medicine Hat AB 2009-10; morning helicopter traffic reporter Canadian Traffic Network Calgary, AB 2010-12; morning show host CKCE-FM Calgary 2012-14; traffic anchor CHMJ 2016-17; contributor/host/producer CKNW Vancouver 2017-current 


Remo - Click to enlarge Remo - Evenings/weekends CKX-FM Brandon 2000; evenings then middays and host Hot 20 Countdown CKXA-FM Brandon 2001-03; evenings/host 8:30 Remo Rant CKMM-FM Winnipeg 2003-05; evenings CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2005-07; CFBT-FM Vancouver weekends/late night then evenings 2007-12 and p.m. drive 2012-current 


Mike Reno - Click to enlarge Mike Reno - Drummer and lead singer of the rock band Loverboy 1980-current; inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame 2009; regular contributor/co-host a.m. drive CFMI-FM Vancouver 2010-11


Ria Renouf - Click to enlarge
Ria Renouf - BCIT Broadcast and online journalism graduate 2015; merchandiser/supervisor/cosmetician Shoppers Drug Mart 2006-12; program assistant WISH Drop-In Centre 2012; volunteer contributing writer Futureale Vancouver 2012; culture reporter BCIT The Link 2013-14; newsroom research intern Global BC 2014; Associate Editor Link Magazine 2014-15; assignment desk/news anchor CKNW Vancouver 2013-18 and box office reporter Jon McComb Show CKNW 2015-18; Marketing and Communications Officer BC SPCA Vancouver 2018; p.m. drive anchor CKWX Vancouver 2019-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Nikki Renshaw circa 2003 - Click for recent CFUN photo Nikki Renshaw - Morning talk show co-host CFUN Vancouver 2001-03; midday co-host/host CFUN 2004-09; contributor Vancouver Magazine 2001-current


Timothy Renshaw - Click to enlarge
Timothy Renshaw - Freelance writer/editor national, regional and local publications including National Post, BC Business magazine, Business In Vancouver and BC Restaurant News 1987-current; editor North Shore News 1990-2000; managing editor Business in Vancouver 2004-current; regular weekend business news contributor CKWX Vancouver current.  LinkedIn profile  


Joyce Resin 1988 - Click for recent photo Joyce Resin - Aerobics, stretch and yoga class teacher for over 25 years; co-host The Best Years CBC-TV Vancouver late 1980s; host Alive! CBC Television Vancouver 1990s; Director of Health Promotion and Communications, Healthy Heart Society, Vancouver current


Al Reusch - Click for larger photo Al Reusch - Musician, big band leader and one of Vancouver's first DJs; DJ Kamloops and Edmonton; afternoon host Name It, Play It show and morning host Al Reusch Show CKMO Vancouver 1942; Production Manager CKNW New Westminster 1945; founded Aragon Recording Studios (now Mushroom Studios) one of Canada's first recording studios Vancouver 1946; member BC Entertainment Hall of Fame 1995.  Died February 14, 2000 at age 86


John Reynolds - Click for 2006 enlargement courtesy CTV John Reynolds - Federal Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament 1972-77; morning talk show host CJOR Vancouver 1977-81; BC Social Credit Party including speaker and cabinet minister Member of the Legislative Assembly 1983-91; Reform/Canadian Alliance/Conservative Party MP 1997-2006


Ted Reynolds - Click to enlarge Ted Reynolds - CFJC Kamloops 1945; play-by-play baseball, hockey & lacrosse CJVI Victoria 1947-56; sports/royal tours/parades/elections, CBC Radio/TV Vancouver 1956-91; first sportscaster in BC to provide play-by-play football, baseball, lacrosse, and basketball commentary for CBC Television; first host of Vancouver Canucks telecasts for Hockey Night in Canada when team joined NHL in 1970; Sports Federation of Canada Doug Gilbert Media Award 1972 and 1985; BC Sports Hall of Fame member 1998; Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame inductee November 2002; freelance to 2007.  Died April 29, 2009 at age 84


Kevin Ribble - Click to enlarge Kevin Ribble -  On-air/production CFNL Ft. Nelson BC 1980; news CJPR Blairmore AB 1981; on-air/production CKPG Prince George 1982-84; on-air/production CKSL London 1984-86; on-air CKLG Vancouver 1986-90 (music director 1988-90); assistant PD/music director CKXY/CIMA Vancouver 1990 (on-air 1991); Broadcast Consultant MediaRight Communications 1994-current; Radio Program instructor British Columbia Institute of Technology 1991-currentRadioWest 1987 CKLG aircheck


Dan Riccio - Click to enlarge
Dan Riccio - Radio Broadcasting Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology Toronto 2009; Technical Director CJCL Toronto 2009-14; host  European Football Weekly CJCL 2013-16; evening/weekend host CJCL 2014-17; Sports Anchor CJCL/CFTR Toronto 2014-17; Toronto FC PitchSide host CJCL 2014-17; sports talk show host CISL Vancouver 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile  


Keith Rich - Click for Woodman & Rich photo Keith Rich - CHOV Pembroke ON; CJCA Edmonton 1952-56; CFRB Toronto 1957-58; with co-host Steve Woodman: Woodman & Rich mornings CKWX Vancouver 1960-61, p.m. drive CKEY Toronto 1961-62 and WNBC New York 1962-63; solo CKEY 1964-86; CJCL Toronto 1986-91; retired to farming, dog breeding and restoring vintage aircraft.   Died November 19, 2007 in Meaford ON at age 80



Jon Richard - Rossland BC news reporter CJAT Trail early 1970s; news reporter CKWX Vancouver mid 1970s; news CJJC Langley late 1970s; CKOV Kelowna 1983


Dal Richards - Click to enlarge Dal Richards - Big Band performer, then orchestra leader including After Dark CJOR Vancouver (later fed to CBC Dominion Network) 1938-1940s and CNRV/CBR Vancouver and CBC Trans Canada network 1940-65; Canada's King of Swing; member of the Order of Canada 1995 and Order of B.C. 2001 and winner of City of Vancouver's Civic Merit Award; hotel management late 1960s-70s; host Big Band program CJAZ-FM Vanouver 1980s, CHQM Vancouver early 1990s and CKST Vancouver late 1990s; host Dal's Place CKBD Vancouver 1999-2008 and CISL Vancouver 2008-14; recipient Vancouver's Freedom of the City Award 2005.  Died in Vancouver December 31, 2015 at age 97


Don Richards 1960s - Click for larger 1966 photo Don Richards - DJ CFUN Vancouver mid 1960s; Boss Jock CKLG Vancouver 1967-68; switched to news on both CKLG-AM & FM; producer David Suzuki syndicated radio program 1980s-90s; producer TV program Pet and People; retired from radio late 1990s; as Don Toffaletto spokesperson Re-Think RAV (Richmond Airport Vancouver rapid transit) Coalition 2003-current


J.J. Richards at age 28 - Click for current photo J.J. Richards - CKUA Edmonton radio drama then morning show host 1950-57; international news correspondent CHUM Toronto 1957-64; news CFTO-TV Toronto 1964-67; City Hall bureau chief CBC-TV Toronto 1967-70 and Athens, Greece foreign correspondent 1970-74; News Director CKDA/CFMS-FM Victoria 1974-80; news/news director CFUN Vancouver 1980-98; John & JJ talk show and Natural Facts show host CFUN 1998-2000; retired from radio; voice overs, commercials and movie narration current; host/producer Palm Springs Street Talk Rancho Mirage CA 2009-current.  Radio-Television News Directors Association Distinguished Service Award 1993 and Lifetime Achievement Award 2004; RTDNA/RTNDF Canada JJ Richards Scholarship created in his honour 2019.  Died June 30, 2018 in Rancho Mirage CA at age 88.  LinkedIn profile 


Bill Richardson - Click to enlarge Bill Richardson - Writer/broadcaster/contributor to CBC Radio since 1984; CBC Radio Vancouver 1992-2013 including host Crosswords, As You Like It, Richardson's Roundup, Canada Reads, and Bunny Watson CBC Radio and host Saturday Afternoon at the Opera and In Concert CBC Radio 2; p.m. drive CKCL-FM Winnipeg 2013-current; Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal award for Canadian humour writing 1994  


Ken Rigel - Click for recent photo Ken Rigel - Music Director CIOC-FM Victoria 2001; Assistant Program Director/Music Director/weekend mornings CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2001-05; p.m. drive CISL Vancouver 2004-05; morning host/PD CKMX Calgary 2005-09


Andrea Ring - Click to enlarge Andrea Ring - Broadcast Journalism Georgian College Barrie ON 1981; news anchor/news reporter/documentary reporter/journalist CKFM-FM/CFRB/CJEZ-FM/CHFI-FM/CFTR Toronto 1984-91; news anchor CISL/CKZZ-FM Vancouver 1991-96; traffic  news anchor CKWX Vancouver 1996-2001; manager/receptionist/veterinary assisstant Adored Beast Veterinary Clinic 1999-2004; news anchor CKNW Vancouver 2001-02; fill-in news CJJR-FM/CKBD Vancouver 2003-06; client coordinator/veterinary assistant Vancouver Animal Wellness Hospital 2004-06; homeopath/manager Healing Place Veterinary Clinic 2006-11; medical advisor/writer/researcher Pet Well Being Vancouver 2011; homeopath/manager Animal Care Clinic and Hospital Holistic Wing Vancouver 2011-12; Homeopath Healing Choices Veterinary Clinic 2013-14; Homeopath Harmony Veterinary Home Care Surrey.  LinkedIn profile  Andrea Ring Website 


Scott Rintoul - Click for larger photo
Scott Rintoul - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate 2002; play-by-play/colour UBC football CITR-FM Vancouver 1998; reporter Sports Page CHEK-TV Victoria; weekend fill-in sports anchor BCTV Vancouver; TV reporter SportsNet Vancouver 2002-05; colour commentator Canada West football/basketball CHMJ Vancouver 2004; reporter/host/play-by-play announcer CKST Vancouver 2005-17; talk show host CISL Vancouver 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Bruce Ritchie - Click for recent enlargement Bruce Ritchie - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; CKAL Vernon BC 1982-84; mid-days CJJC/CJUP Langley 1984-87; mornings CKAL Vernon 1987-89; p.m. drive CJIB Vernon 1989; as Don Ritchie: middays CIRK-FM Edmonton 1989-94; mornings CKRA-FM Edmonton 1994-95; mornings CFWF-FM Regina 1995-96; middays CKIS-FM Calgary 1996-99; morning/middays CIRK-FM Calgary 1999; as Bruce Ritchie: p.m. drive CHFM-FM Calgary 1999-current



Craig Rivers - CFMI-FM Vancouver mid-late 1990s


Phil Roberts 1972 - Click to enlarge with recent photo Phil Roberts - As Phil Toombs: CFJC Kamloops 1968-69, CHQM Vancouver 1969; production manager/weekend DJ CKLG Vancouver 1969-72; as Phil Roberts: middays CKVN/CFUN Vancouver 1972-75; operator mobile disco company Hits To Go 1970s-80s; PA announcer Vancouver Whitecaps soccer 1974-84; on air/PD CJJC Langley 1975-78; PD/afternoon drive CJOR Vancouver 1978-81; swing shift CKWX Vancouver 1981-84; founded ad agency 1984; operator on-hold messaging service NCCI On Hold Marketing Services Surrey BC current; PA announcer Saturday night stock car racing Kent Raceway Agassiz BC.  LinkedIn profile


Scott Roberts - click to enlarge
Scott Roberts - School of Journalism graduate Ryerson University Toronto 2006; print journalist Toronto Star; writer Globe and Mail Toronto; Red Deer bureau reporter Citytv Edmonton; reporter/anchor CTV Edmonton 2007-12; reporter/back-up anchor 2012-18 then 6 p.m. news anchor CTV Vancouver 2018-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Bob Robertson - Click for larger photo Bob Robertson - Program Director CKXL Calgary 1970s; CKDA Victoria; weekends/production CFAX Victoria; impressionist Frosty Forst morning show CKNW Vancouver 1986-90; CBC Radio Double Exposure 1987-97; CTV national comedy show 1997-2000; Rafe Mair show fill-in CKBD Vancouver 2005.  Died in Nanaimo March 9, 2017 at age 71.  


Cathy Robertson - Click to enlarge Cathy Robertson - Eye in the sky traffic reporter CKNW Vancouver 1980s



Jill Robertson - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; news reporter CFVR Abbotsford; news CHRX Vancouver 1988; retired from radio



Robbie Robertson - Sportscaster/sports director CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1980-85; Vancouver sports broadcaster/reporter TSN Toronto 1982-83; executive producer Robertson Communications Vancouver 1985-currentcorporate structure and fundraising content developer Ocan.tv Maple Ridge BC 2006-currentLinkedIn profile 


Dale Robins - Click to enlarge Dale Robins - CKCK Regina 1970s; news CKNW New Westminster; reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver 1980s


Dean Robinson 1995 - Click to enlarge Dean Robinson - BCIT Broadcast program graduate; operater/staff announcer CKNW Vancouver 1994-96 including first person to push button at new Vancouver studio 1996; morning host CHTK Prince Rupert 1996-98; morning host CJOR Osoyoos 1998; morning show host CJMG-FM Penticton 1998-2003; freelance voice 2003-current


Kristen Robinson - Click to enlarge Kristen Robinson - BCIT Journalism program 2000; reporter CFSR-FM/CKSR-FM Abbotsford/Chilliwack; reporter BCTV news on Global early 2000s; Nanaimo News Bureau CHEK-TV Victoria mid 2000s; reporter CHEK-TV Victoria; Victoria reporter Global BC Vancouver current


Red Robinson 1950s - Click for larger recent photo Red Robinson - DJ CJOR Vancouver 1954-56; DJ CKWX Vancouver 1957-58; MC Elvis Presley show Empire Stadium Vancouver 1957; DJ/TV host KGW/KGW-TV Portland 1959-60; DJ CKWX 1961; PD CFUN Vancouver 1962-67; CBC-TV Vancouver 1963-65; PD CJOR 1968-70; AMD CKWX 1971-83; multiple program host including Red's Classic Theater KVOS-TV Bellingham; host cross Canada oldies show Reunion 1985-93; AMD CISL Vancouver 1993-2000; host Red Rock Diner CISL 2001-07; host Meet the Collectors Prime TV 2004; host Red Rock Diner CKCL-FM/CFUN-FM Vancouver 2007-11; host Red Rock Diner CISL 2011-17.  BCAB Broadcast Performer of the Year 1969; Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame Pioneer DJ 1994; CAB Hall of Fame 1977; Rockabilly Hall of Fame 2000; member B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame Starwalk at the Orpheum; member Canadian Association of Broadcasters Half Century Club 2004; Red Robinson Show Theatre Coquitlam named in his honour 2006-13; awarded doctorate degree University of the Fraser Valley 2012; appointed to the Order of British Columbia 2016.  CCF Biography  Red Robinson Website  LinkedIn profile  Mike Cleaver interview 


Ron Robinson circa 1951 - Click for recent enlargement Ron Robinson - On air/production CKWX Vancouver 1951-68 including "reconstruction" of Mounties out of town baseball broadcasts beginning in 1957; administration CJVI Victoria 1968-73; CKDA/CFMS-FM Victoria 1975-95; CKXM/CKXM-FM/CKKQ-FM Victoria 1995-2001; Canadian Association of Broadcasters Half Century Club 2001; Vancouver Canadians Baseball Broadcast and Journalism Hall of Fame inductee 2010.  Mike Cleaver interview   


Tom Robinson - Click to enlarge Tom Robinson - Canadian Scottish Regiment (Victoria) World War II, landed in Normandy 1944, saw action through Northwest Europe until war ended; news CKWX Vancouver 1947-50; duty announcer CBC radio Vancouver 1950-60 then chief announcer CBC radio/TV Vancouver 1960-67; first on-camera Vancouver TV newscaster CBUT 1953; radio resources manager CBC Vancouver 1967-84; retired from broadcasting 1984; Remembrance Day Observance Committee chairman/voice of November 11 ceremonies Vancouver Cenotaph 1962-2002.  Died December 27, 2010 in Vancouver at age 91



Ron Robison (Ronald Bennett Robison) - Original host and named the late night show The WaxWorks CFQC Saskatoon 1947-49; chief announcer CJOC Lethbridge AB 1950-56; TV host CHCT-TV Calgary 1957-60; TV host & anchor CKSA-TV Loydminster 1960-62; as Ron Bennett newsman/anchor CKWX Vancouver 1962-66; CFMC-FM Saskatoon; CKBI-TV Prince Albert 1967.  Died in Saskatoon June 7, 1984 age unknown


Glen Robitaille CKWX circa 1938 - Click to enlarge and view recent photo Glen Robitaille - Transmitter operator then studio operator and announcer Behind the Mike and Make Believe Ballroom CKWX Vancouver 1934-42; teacher air to ground radar/radio altimeters/loran/television basics with RCAF Clinton ON 1942-45; laboratory assistant then junior engineer with installation of transmitter/antenna equipment at 17 radio stations from NB to AB for RCA 1945-49; Director of Engineering CFPL London ON 1949 and Technical Design Manager CFPL-TV 1952; retired from London Free Press Holdings Limited (CFPL) as Vice President Engineering 1983; twice presented Keith S. Rogers Award for contribution to Canadian Broadcasting; currently living in Kamloops BC.  CFJC-TV News video  CCF Biography 


Art Robson - Click to enlarge Art Robson - Panel moderator UN Affairs; newscaster/commentator CKWX Vancouver circa 1954


Gord Robson - Click for 2006 photo
Gord Robson - (Born Gordon Robison September 9, 1951 in Lethbridge AB - son of Ron Robison); DJ CKXL Calgary 1968-71; p.m. drive CFOX Montreal 1971-72; CHED Edmonton 1972-74; APD, afternoon drive then middays CKLG Vancouver 1974-84; anchor Sports Page CKVU-TV Vancouver 1978-80; PD CHAB Moose Jaw SK 1984-85; PD & middays CKXL Calgary 1985-87; p.m. drive CHED 1987-93; CKNG-FM Edmonton 1993-94; CKRA-FM Edmonton 1994-98; PD/a.m. drive CFRV-FM Lethbridge 1998-2004; freelance voice-over work Toronto 2004-05; Talent Consultant Shaw TV Edmonton & freelance voice work 2006-07; swing/remotes/VT/production then acting PD CHQT-AM Edmonton 2007-08.  Died in Edmonton March 21, 2008 at age 56


Jim Robson circa 1958 - Click for later enlargement Jim Robson - CJAV Port Alberni 1952-56; CKWX Vancouver 1956-70 (Vancouver Mounties Baseball and WHL Canucks hockey in the 50s & 60s & BC Lions football 1960-64); CKNW Vancouver 1970-94; CBC TV Hockey Night in Canada plus All-Star & Stanley Cup Playoff games; Hockey Hall of Fame; B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame; B.C. Sports Hall of Fame; CAB Broadcast Hall of Fame 2002; awarded Order of British Columbia 2011; section of road in Maple Ridge named Jim Robson Way in his honour 2018.  CCF Biography


Rob Robson - Click to enlarge Rob Robson - BCIT Radio program 1980; AMD/overnight fill-in CKWX Vancouver 1979-80; MD/middays CFBV Smithers 1980-81; swing announcer CIGV-FM Penticton 1981; overnights then MD CKOV/CHIM-FM Kelowna 1981-85; MD/middays CJMG-FM Penticton 1986-87; MD/host Rock Report then PD CIZZ-FM Red Deer AB 1987-94 (signed on station with Bob Mills November 1987); MD/specialty program host CFOX-FM Vancouver 1994-2001; co-owner Hankettes.com 1996-current; programmer/consultant Rob Robson Music Programming 2001-current;  programmer CBC Galaxie Rock 2002-10; music programmer Earls Restaurants chain North America-wide 2002-currentLinkedIn profile 


Amber Rockliffe - Click to enlarge
Amber Rockliffe - B.A. political science and government University of British Columbia 2003-06; contract tour coordinator, Pace Communications Vancouver 2008; ad operations copywriter/account manager Adknowledge Vancouver 2008-10; enrolee BCIT Broadcast Journalism program 2011-current; reporter CKWX Vancouver 2012-current


Hall Rodd - Click to enlarge Hal Rodd - KFBB Great Falls MT; sound technician Ozzie & Harriett Show KNX Los Angeles; CJOB Winnipeg circa 1946-47; voice of Vancouver professional baseball at Athletic Park 1940s including Western International League (WIL) championship by 1947 Vancouver Capilanos/night supervisor & news editor CKWX Vancouver 1947-48; reporter CJOBcirca 1950; Vancouver Capilanos baseball play-by-play & news editor CKMO 1950-54; news CFUN Vancouver 1950s; news CKNW New Westminster 1960s; news CJOR Vancouver 1970s; inducted into Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club Broadcast & Journalism Hall of Fame 2011.  Died in Vancouver February 23, 2013 at age 91.  1976 CJOR clip from BC Radio History.com


John Rode WALT 1960s - Click for 1970s CHUM photo John Rode - WALT Tampa FL 1960s; overnights WKLO Louisville KY 1965; WINN Louisville; WSAI Cincinatti OH 1967; WRKO Boston MA 1967; WIBG Philadelphia PA 1967; WDRC New Haven CT 1967-69; CKFH Toronto 1969-70, CHUM Toronto 1971-73; CKVN/CFUN Vancouver 1973; CHUM 1973-1986; CKEY Toronto 1986-89; CHUM 1989-98; Senior Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Mediastats Inc. and MediaLAB Toronto current


Dave Roegele - Click to enlarge Dave Roegele - (David Lloyd George Roegele) CKOK Penticton 1948-58 (including CHBC-TV 1957-58); sports editor/columnist Penticton Herald & stringer Vancouver Sun 1950-58; Canadian Channing Corporation Penticton 1958-60; play by play Penticton Vees including the world amateur championships held in Germany 1950s; co-host midday talk show CHEK-TV Victoria 1960-62; KTVW-TV Tacoma 1962-64; KVOS-TV Bellingham 1964-66; reporter 1966-75 then Journalistic Editor CBC-TV Vancouver 1975-84; retired 1984.  Died in Surrey BC May 8, 2008 at age 84



Bill Rodger - News/City Police specials CKWX Vancouver early and mid 1970s; CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1977-78.  Died mid 1990s


Bud Rogers - Click to enlarge Bud Rogers - Chief daytime announcer CKNW New Westminster 1940s



David Rogers - The All Night Guy CJJC Langley 1976; as David R: CJAY Duncan 1976, all-night CKX Brandon 1976-77, operator/tech CBC Vancouver 1977, p.m. drive CFTK Terrace 1979, afternoons CKTK Kitimat 1978; as David Tanner: mornings CJGL-FM Swift Current SK 1980-82, afternoons CHAB Moose Jaw SK 1982-86; as David R: all-night/weekends CFUN Vancouver 1986-96, weekends CISQ-FM/CISW-FM Squamish/Whistler 2001-02; Sales Manager Concept Express - Division of Air Waves Sound Design Vancouver 2003; sales & marketing guru The Original Sound Kitchen current


Shelagh Rogers - Click for larger photo courtesy CBC Shelagh Rogers - Country music program host then current affairs/weather host CKWS radio/TV Kingston ON 1978-90; current affairs/jazz/classic music host CBC Ottawa 1980-82; host national program Mostly Music CBC 1982; ACTRA Award for Best Host/Interviewer 1982; local host then contributor national programs including Morningside and Basic Black CBC Toronto 1984; co-host Metro Morning 1986, host and producer Morningside 1995 CBC Toronto; host Take Five CBC Radio Two Toronto 1997-2000; host This Morning CBC Radio One Toronto 2000-02; host Sounds Like Canada CBC Toronto 2002-03 then CBC Vancouver 2003-08; host/producer The Next Chapter CBC Radio Vancouver current; appointed Officer of the Order of Canada 2011; Chancellor University of Victoria 2015-current.  CBC biography    


Geoff Rohoman - Click to enlarge Geoff Rohoman - Journalism program graduate Humber College Toronto 2005; news anchor CFMJ Richmond Hill ON 2005-06; reporter Canadian Olympic Broadcast Consortium Vancouver 2010; news anchor then morning sports anchor CKWX Vancouver 2006-10; anchor/reporter CJCL Toronto 2011-current.  Linkedin profile


Peter Rolston - Click for larger photo Peter Rolston - 18-year host and ventriloquist Pete's Place CHAN-TV Vancouver 1963-79; author The Magic of Voice Throwing 1974; entertainer Pacific National Exhibition Vancouver; ACTRA Award for Best B.C. Children's Show 1978; school/convention/cruise ship entertainer to 2006.  Died in New Westminster June 6, 2006 at age 70


Juan Root 1940s - Click to enlarge Juan Root - CKMO Vancouver 1940s; Rhythm Pals announcer CKNW New Westminster 1950; starred in TV episodes of The Morristown Story, Revenge and Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans 1957 and movie Wolfdog 1958; freelance/acting CBC Vancouver


Brenna Rose - Click to enlarge
Brenna Rose - Broadcast news diploma Southern Alberta Institute of Technology; VJ/anchor Global News Lethbridge AB 2009-11; reporter/anchor Global News Winnipeg 2011-12; reporter/anchor CTV News Edmonton 2012-15; anchor/reporter CBC News Vancouver 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Ernie Rose - Click to enlarge Ernie Rose - Sprott-Shaw Vancouver broadcast graduate 1934; announcer/technician then Chief Engineer CKMO Vancouver 1934-40; operator/technician then Assistant Technical Director CBC Vancouver 1940-50s; oversaw construction of CHAN-TV (BCTV) Vancouver late 1950s; recipient Canadian Association of Broadcasters Engineering Award 1973; British Columbia Association of Broadcasters Broadcaster of the Year Award 1980; retired as BCTV Vice President of Engineering 1981; Western Association of Broadcast Engineers RW Lamb Award 1995.  Died July 11, 2008 in North Vancouver at age 92.  CCF biography


Gordon Rose CHWK 1950s - Click to enlarge with recent photo Gordon Rose - Host midnight DX Prowl CKMO Vancouver 1945; announcer/copy writer CHWK Chilliwack 1945-53; news CKNW New Westminster 1953-55; news/host Double It CFUN Vancouver 1955-57; helped launch/Assistant Manager CJJC Langley 1963-65; sales/news CHWK Chilliwack 1965-80; member CAB Quarter Century Club; retired 1980.  Mike Cleaver interview  Died July 17, 2015 in New Westminster at age 90.


Larry Rose - Click to enlarge Larry Rose - Canadian Press; CKVN Vancouver circa 1970; M.A. graduate University of Victoria 1974; full time faculty member BCIT 1974-78; CJAV Port Alberni 1970s; reporter CBC-TV Vancouver including part time contributor CBC National News 1979-84; Global News Toronto 1984-85; CTV Toronto 1985-2010 except News Director CKCO-TV Kitchener 2000-05 including producer CTV News With Lloyd Robertson for six years; retired from broadcasting 2010 & living in Toronto; author "Mobilize! Why Canada Was Unprepared for the Second World War" 2013.  LinkedIn profile 


Jackie Rosen - click to enlarge
Jackie Rosen - BA English and French Glendon College, York University Toronto 2008; administrative assistant Speakers Action Group Toronto 2008-09; intern audio/web editor/reporter CJCL Toronto 2006-09; receptionist Welcome Back Spinal Care Centre
Toronto 2009-12; audio/web editor/reporter/part time anchor CFTR Toronto 2008-12; weekend anchor/audio and web editor CKWX Vancouver 2012-current.  LinkedIn profile


Garth Ross - Click to enlarge
Garth Ross - BCIT Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician graduate 1997; announcer/assistant music director/co-host 6 O'clock Rock Report CFOX-FM Vancouver 2001-04; music director/announcer CFGQ-FM Calgary 2004-07; announcer/voice tracker CJAQ-FM Calgary 2007-09; sales agent Polar Ray-O-Max Windows Calgary 2009-10; support services coordinator FT Services Fort McMurray AB 2010-11; infrastructure & logistics coordinator FT Services 2012


Gordon Ross CKWX - Click to enlarge Gordon Ross - Edmonton; news CKDA Victoria early 1960s; evening host Broadway hits/showtunes and Mellow Moods CKWX Vancouver 1965-69; sports director CJOR Vancouver 1969-


Jules Ross - Click to enlarge Jules Ross - Studied directing Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre New York 1931; CKGB Timmins ON; CHML Hamilton; freelance actor/announcer Toronto; CKWS Kingston ON; CKEY Toronto; CKCO Ottawa; CFCF Montreal; CKXL Calgary; host Memories 'N Rhythm CKNW New Westminster 1951; host Cash Clues CKDA Victoria mid 1950s; CKNL Fort St. John 1962; involved in manufacture of ladies clothing 1960s on.  Died in Edmonton November 21, 2003 at age 88


Mandy Ross - Click to enlarge Mandy Ross - Journalism Program specializing in Broadcast honours graduate Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Toronto 2009; Citytv Toronto 2008; MTV Canada 2008; web host/reporter Viva Magazine and Canadian Jeweller Magazine 2009; TV & Media Maven/Content Creator/Blogger/YouTuber/Brand Ambassador/Yoga Instructor & Model 2009-current; on-air/assistant-producer docu-drama TV show UNVEILED 2010; host/reporter/producer TNG: The Next GenerAsian Shaw Cable 4 Vancouver and Shaw Multicultural Channel 2010-11; host/reporter City Lights Novus TV 2011; creator/host/producer reality entertainment and lifestyle series Mandy's World YouTube 2011-12; host & reporter/MC Help Change My City Vancouver 2012; host & reporter/MC Vancouver Fashion Week 2012; TV host/reporter Vancouver Television Cable TV show 2012; host/reporter Fashion TV Vancouver 2012-current; official spokesperson Blesd Angel Blesd Jewelry Vancouver 2013-14; host/producer/celebrity interviewer The Starving Artists Project Vancouver 2014-current; CEO/Founder/Life Cheerleader Operation Soul Nourishment 2017-current; Co-Founder SPEAK UP Talk Series Vancouver 2018-current.  Mandy Ross Website  LinkedIn profile


Sam Ross with trademark bowtie - Click to enlarge Sam Ross - Winnipeg Tribune 1922; reporter Regina Leader-Post/City Editor Calgary Albertan mid 1920s-31; Canadian Press Toronto circa 1933; Manager CP Edmonton Bureau circa 1936 and Pacific Superintendent Vancouver 1939; first manager Press News Limited (Broadcast News predecessor) Toronto circa 1941; News Director/overseas correspondent CKWX Vancouver circa 1944; Assistant Manager CKWX late 1940s-early 1950s; Chair Advertising & Sales Bureau Vancouver Board of Trade 1950s; News Service Manager All-Canada Radio Ottawa 1958-68; first broadcaster to he admitted to the Ottawa Press Gallery and later elected its president; retired 1968; lecturer Langara College Vancouver 1968-70.  Died March 24, 1977.  Named to CAB Broadcast Hall of Fame 1986.  The RTDNA Canada annually presents the Sam Ross Award for best editorial opinion.  CCF Biography


Lisa Rossington - Click to enlarge
Lisa Rossington - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 1995; BC interior radio 1990s; reporter VTV/CTV British Columbia 1998-2015; Manager of Public Affairs for Rogers Communications Western Canada 2016-current; recipient RTNDA Award 2001 and Jack Webster Award for Best TV Reporting 2002.  LinkedIn profile 


Dave Roughan - Click to enlarge Dave Roughan - As Dave Rowan mornings CHQB Powell River 1966-68; writer/producer/host syndicated programs to Rediffusion Australia, Radio Malta English Network 1969-70; assistant manager CHQB 1970-71; on air/production CKWX Vancouver 1971-87; corporate/industrial/show business professional photographer 1987-current


Alan Roughton Alan Roughton - Co-star with Esther Roughton Mr. and Mrs. CRCV/CBR Vancouver 1930s-40s; CBC Farm Broadcast and local series Dick and Dolly; host British Varieties CKMO Vancouver 1940s-1950s; starred for nine seasons in Theatre Under the Stars Vancouver 1940s-50s; CKLG North Vancouver 1955; as Tim Casey in Littlest Hobo produced in West Vancouver 1963-65.  Died in Vancouver January 31, 1976 at age 82


Minto Roy - Click to enlarge Minto Roy - Career counsellor/founder/Managing Director PCMG Canada current; co-executive producer/co-host with Alanna Fero Careers Today CISL Vancouver 2005-06 then CFUN Vancouver current


Billy Royle - Click to enlarge Billy Royle - Graduate Media Arts and Tech program BCIT; Columbia Academy graduate 2009; operator/intern/part time on air CKST Vancouver 2008-10; engineering crew NBC 2010 Winter Olympics Vancouver; news/sports anchor/reporter CKLM-FM Lloydminster AB 2010-current


Chuck Rudd - Click for 1956 CHUB photo Chuck Rudd - Chief nightime announcer CKNW New Westminster mid 1940s; co-manager with Ken Hutchison CJAV Port Alberni 1947; co-manager with Ken Hutcheson 1947 then co-owner with Hutcheson CHUB Nanaimo 1952; co-owner with Bill Rea and Ken Hutcheson CJAV 1952


Norman Ruff - Click to enlarge
Norman Ruff - Masters degree in political science McMaster University Hamilton 1965; PhD McGill University Montreal 1973; New Brunswick government treasury board 1962; Political Science Professor University of Victoria 1969-2005; host weekly radio show In the Ruff CKNW Vancouver undated; news commentator/analysis numerous BC elections; honorary life membership B.C. Legislature Press Gallery.  Died in Victoria August 19, 2017 at age 78


Tom Ruffen - Click to enlarge
Tom Ruffen - Journalism, history and theatre studies University of Wisconsin; media writing courses UBC, Langara College, Vancouver Film School and BCIT; comedy writer CBC TV network shows from Vancouver including Hey Taxi and The Rene Simard Show; copywriter zany radio commercials CKLG Vancouver; original comedian Punchlines Comedy Club Vancouver; originator of satire group Fromage of Cheese CFRO-FM Vancouver 1970s; corporate and educational video scriptwriter; writer/producer nationally syndicated radio show Celebrity Sports Report; sports reporter/writer Sports Page CKVU-TV Vancouver; reporter/co-host (with Squire Barnes) Sunday night sports talk program CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1980s; official score keeper Vancouver Canadians AAA baseball 1990-96; associate editor Sports Pics magazine; senior writer/editor BC Bearing corporate magazine 1995-2007; freelance writing consultant for government and corporate clients 2012-current.  Tom Ruffen website  LinkedIn profile


Carmen Ruiz y Laza
Carmen Ruiz y Laza - Casting & Production Film and TV Production 1990-2013; Launch Team/ Breakfast Television Associate Producer/Special Events Producer Citytv Vancouver 2000-04; Principal Owner Carmen PR 2006-14; VancouverEvent Producer for various Real Estate projects Dunn PR Vancouver & Kelowna 2008-10; Director of Corporate Affairs Harmony Airways, DTKH Enterprises 2004-11; Public Relations High View Communications Inc. Vancouver 2011-12; Empower Hour Event Manager Canadian Women's Foundation 2012; Vancouver PR in association with Groupeck7 Montreal 2012; Special Projects Zoomer Media 2013-current; Host/Producer CarmenTV Joy TV Vancouver 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile


John Runge - Click to enlarge John Runge - Announcer CFYK Yellowknife 1963; announcer/producer House of Runge and jazz Music for Moderns CKUA Edmonton 1963-67; announcer/co-producer new underground rock format CKLG-FM Vancouver 1967-72; musical director/researcher Chuck Davis Show CBC radio Vancouver 1972-73; production manager CKUA 1975-90.  Died February 8, 1990 at age 54


Dan Russell - Click to enlarge
Dan Russell - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate 1980; hockey play-by-play community TV 1976-80; all-night host CISL Richmond 1980; CJOR Vancouver 1982 Sportstalk debut Oct. 15, 1984; CKWX Vancouver 1988; CFMI-FM Vancouver 1989-97; sports and host Sportstalk CKNW Vancouver 1997-2013 except a.m. drive co-host with Bill Courage CKST Vancouver May-July 2001; WHL Thunderbirds play-by-play KRPM Seattle late 1990s; Vancouver Giants hockey play-by-play Shaw Cable 4 2005-current; host Sportstalk CISL Vancouver 2013-14


Gary Russell (Norman Vidler) - Click to enlarge Gary Russell - (Norman Vidler) Operator/announcer CKY Winnipeg 1967 and later Program Director CKY; as Fast Eddie Russell CKLW Windsor early 1970s; CKLG Vancouver circa 1972; GM CISL/CKZZ-FM Vancouver retired 2008; inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasting’s Hall of Fame 2008; served on boards of BBM, BCAB, NABS West, Music BC and BCIT  advisory council; Vice-Chair City of White Rock Cultural Committee; brother of Jeff Vidler and Chuck McCoy.  Died in White Rock January 2, 2016 at age 67


Scott Russell - Click to enlarge Scott Russell - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate 1980; announcer CKWL Williams Lake 1979-80; CFFM-FM Kamloops 1980-81; CJIB Vernon 1980s; as R.W. Ross CKDA Victoria 1984-85; sports CHBC-TV Kelowna 1990-91; sports STV Global Saskatoon 1991-92; CKWV-FM Nanaimo 1990's; sports CHEK-TV Victoria 2000-01; afternoon sports anchor CKWX Vancouver 2001-06; sales/sports CKAY-FM Gibsons 2006-07; sports anchor CKWX 2007-14.  LinkedIn profile 



Sheila Russell - Staff announcer CBC Vancouver 1940s


Dave Rutherford - Click to enlarge Dave Rutherford - News CKYL Peace River AB 1971; self-employed media broadcast journalist Rutherford Media Inc. 1971-current; news CKIQ Kelowna 1972; news reporter CKNW New Westminster 1974-83; news director CHQR Calgary 1983-94; talk show host CHQR Calgary (networked to CHED Edmonton) 1993-2013; talk show host Global Television 1995-2000; spokesperson Alberta Prosperity Fund 2016; social media blogger 2018-current; CAB Quarter Century Club 1996; Broadcaster of the Year Western Association of Broadcasters 2006.  LinkedIn profile 


Doug Rutherford - Click to enlarge Doug Rutherford - CHWK Chilliwack 1972; colour announcer Okanagan Sun Football CKIQ Kelowna 1982; news then Program Director CKNW New Westminster 1980s-90s; General Manager CKIK-FM Calgary 2001; Vice-President of Radio for Western Canada, Corus Entertainment (CHED/CKNG-FM/CHQT/CISN-FM) Edmonton 2002-12


Gord Rutherford - Click to enlarge Gord Rutherford - Singer/songwriter based in Whistler then Vancouver; morning host CFPV-FM Pemberton; middays CHHR-FM Vancouver 2009-10, p.m. drive 2010-11, producer/specialty programming 2011-current; weekend segment CKEE Whistler 2013-current


Walt Rutherford - Click to enlarge Walt Rutherford - CJCA Edmonton 1942-70 and News Director/Talkback talk show host CJCA 1960-70; News Director CKWX Vancouver 1970s; retired on Vancouver Island.   Died in Victoria January 29, 1990 at age 63


Frank Rutland circa 1937 courtesy "Imagine Please" by Dennis Duffy - Click to enlarge Frank Rutland - CKFC Vancouver late 1920s; announcer CKY Winnipeg 1932-33; manager Standard Broadcasting (CKFC) Vancouver 1930's; program director Sun Radio Features CKWX Vancouver circa 1940; operator Hamilton Products Vancouver mid 1940s.  Died in Vancouver July 11, 1962 at age 70


Amy Ryan - Click to enlarge Amy Ryan - CKGE-FM/CKDO Oshawa 1999-2002; CKOM Saskatoon 2002; CJME Regina 2003; news anchor CKWX Vancouver 2003-07


Kelly Ryan - Click for larger photo Kelly Ryan - Graduate King's College School of Journalism Halifax 1984; investigative reporter Information Morning CBC Halifax; host Maritime-wide CBC weekend morning shows; national reporter CBC Maritimes 1997-2001; CBC Vancouver-based national reporter and fill-in host As It Happens and Sounds Like Canada 2001-05 and co-host The Roundup CBC Vancouver 2005; co-host Freestyle CBC Radio 2005-current


Ryder - Click to enlarge Ryder - Morning host CFWD-FM Saskatoon 2009-11; recipient Allan Waters Young Broadcaster of the Year award 2011; morning host CFUN-FM Vancouver 2011-12; morning host CJNW-FM Edmonton 2012-current 


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