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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 2018-20; reporter/ weekend host/ producer CBC Vancouver 2020-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 2007-19; 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 2014-17; middays CFBT-FM Vancouver 2019-23; contributor/ fill in weather anchor CTV Vancouver 2023-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; Died April 10, 2020 in Toronto at age 93

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 - Click to enlarge Don Ramsden - Weekends DJ CJVI Victoria 1969 and full time 1969-70; news & production CKVN Vancouver 1971; DJ CJVI 1972; DJ/ news CJCA Edmonton 1972-73; news CJOR Vancouver circa 1973-77; reporter/ editor Canadian Press (Broadcast News) Vancouver retired 1977-2007; moved to Calgary.  1970s CJOR clip from BC Radio

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 1997-2014; TSN host Pan Am games Winnipeg 1999 and anchor 2000 Summer Olympic Games Sydney; NHL play-by-play commentator Rogers Communications 2014-20; play-by-play commentator Tampa Bay Lightning 2021- current.  LinkedIn profile

Eric Rankin - Click to enlarge with recent photo Eric Rankin - News reporter CJOR Vancouver 1970s; news reporter/ Vancouver producer several CBC current affairs programs including Pacific Rim Report, Hemispheres and Foreign Assignment CBC Newsworld 1980s; reporter CBC-TV Vancouver 1984-2020; recipient of numerous awards including RTDNA Canada Lifetime Achievement Award 2021; retired from CBC in 2020.  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 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

Darren Rathwell - Click to enlarge
Darren Rathwell - Anchor/ reporter/ producer Global Lethbridge 2005-08; affiliate/ content/ show producer Global BC/ BC1 2008-18 and reporter 2010; anchor/ reporter CityNews CFFR Calgary 2023-current.  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 1994-2008; Remax realtor current

Peter Ray - Click to enlarge
Peter Ray - (Peter Rakobowchuk) Rockin’ Peter Ray DJ various stations; news CKO-FM-5 Calgary; news CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1978; reporter Broadcast News: Toronto 1979-80; Ottawa 1980-84; Montreal 1984-2020 (except six years covering Quebec City legislature). Died in Montreal August 2, 2020 at age 71

Robin Ray - Click for larger photo Robin Ray - CJOR Vancouver 1967-86, CJJR-FM Vancouver 1986-94; CKBD Vancouver 1994-2008; 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. Died July 11, 2021 at age 94.  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; show announcer NBC game show Small Fortune 2021-current.  Voice Boy website

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 circa 2011; CKFG-FM Toronto 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

Bianca Rego
Bianca Rego - BCIT Broadcast Journalism program student 2020-22; server Warehouse Group Inc. Vancouver 2014-19; content coordinator Best Version Media Vancouver 2017; English second language teacher miniMinds English Learning Centre Hong Kong 2019-20; traffic reporter CHMJ Vancouver 2021-current; producer CKNW Vancouver 2022-current; host BCIT Fireweed podcast 2022-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 2015-19; host OneSoccer Mediapro Toronto 2019-20; Co-Founder/ Content Director NowFantasy Toronto 2020-current;  Digital Content Specialist Vancouver 2021-current; reporter/ anchor Global BC 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Bill Reid late 1940s - Click for 1994 photo Bill Reid (William Ronald 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-circa 2015; sports anchor Global TV Vancouver 2008; occasional sports reporter/ producer Global TV undated.  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 2014-22; Community Reporter Global Calgary 2022-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 2015-21; Executive Director Kamloops Central Business Improvement Association 2022-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 - click to enlarge 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 2017-20; media relations 2021-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 2019-21; video journalist/ host, CityNews Vancouver 2021-22;  Managing Editor New West Anchor New Westminster 2022-23; Media Consultant 2022-current; contract part-time Community Engagement Specialist Piva Modern Italian 2023-current; Secretary Board of Directors New Westminster Chamber of Commerce 2023-current; Managing Editor Burnaby Beacon 2023-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 - Click to enlarge 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; Executive Director Engagement Strategies and Project Development 2001-current; Executive Director, Community Action Team Impact BC.  LinkedIn profile

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 in West Vancouver 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-current.  RadioWest 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 - CKRW Whitehorse YT 1969; Rossland BC news reporter CJAT Trail early 1970s; news reporter CKWX Vancouver mid 1970s; CKOV Kelowna 1983; news anchor CJJC/ CJUP Langley late 1980s.  1987 CJUP Audio

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 Vancouver 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 more recent 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; shelf stocker Whole Foods 2022-current; author children's book Last Week 2022; 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; Homeopath Andrea Ring DCH 2007-current; 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 2016-18; Homeopathic Consultant Peak Animal Wellness Services Langley 2019-20.  LinkedIn profile  Andrea Ring Website

Scott Rintoul - Click to enlarge
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 2017-21; Principal Toul Kit Content Ltd. 2022-current; podcasting consultant Coldwater Communications Vancouver 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Bruce Ritchie - Click to enlarge 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-on; PA announcer WHL Calgary Hitmen 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 2018-22; 6 p.m. news anchor Global Edmonton 2022-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 Hunt (Robertson) - Click to enlarge Cathy Robertson (now Cathy Hunt) - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate; reporter CKNW Vancouver 1982-91; Owner Hunt Music Studio Pitt Meadows BC 1985-current; CKNW Kids’ Fund Director of Grants & Special Events 2006-current.  LinkedIn profile

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-current; corporate structure and fundraising content developer Maple Ridge BC 2006-current.  LinkedIn 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. Died April 1, 2023 at age 86.  CCF Biography  Red Robinson Website  LinkedIn profile  Mike Cleaver interview  1957 Audio Clips courtesy Rock Radio Scrapbook

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. Died in Kamloops June 21, 2015 at age 97.  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 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-current.  LinkedIn 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

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 CJCA Edmonton 1968 - Click to enlarge
Bill Rodger (William Angus Roger as listed on official death certificate) - Head of PTA in Smithers BC late 1950s/ early ‘60s; CFTK Terrace 1962; News Director CHED Edmonton 1965; CJCA Edmonton 1966-71; CBX Edmonton 1971; news/ city police specials CKWX Vancouver early to mid 1970s; CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1977-78; BC Rail; became a locksmith; retired to Lillooet BC and was Master of Masonic Lodge Lillooet circa 1990.  Died in Lillooet November 13, 1995 at age 66

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 2008-current; appointed Officer of the Order of Canada 2011; Chancellor University of Victoria 2015-17.  LinkedIn profile     

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

Dr. Jasbir Romana - Click to enlarge
Dr. Jasbir Romana - Talk show host KRPI Ferndale WA; p.m. drive talk show host CKSP Vancouver 2020-current

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

Andrea Ross - Click to enlarge
Andrea Ross - University of Alberta English Language/ Literature/ Sociology BA 2015; intern reporter The Canadian Press Edmonton 2013; UA  Student Group Services 2013; contributor Vue Weekly 2013; winter intern reporter Edmonton Journal 2013-14;  National Conference Coordinator Canadian University Press 2013-14;  reporter Edmonton Journal 2014-15; reporter then Editor-in-Chief The Gateway 2013-15;  reporter/ photographer StarMetro Edmonton 2015-16; reporter/ editor CBC Edmonton 2016-19; reporter/ editor then Senior Digital Producer CBC Vancouver 2021-22.  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 2018-19; host & creator Pave Your Paradise Podcast 2019-current. Mandy Ross Website  LinkedIn profile

Sam Ross with trademark bowtie - Click to enlarge Sam Ross (Samuel Gibson 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; named to CAB Broadcast Hall of Fame 1986. Died in Vancouver March 24, 1977 at age 72.  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 

Teryl Rothery - Click to enlarge
Teryl Rothery - Dancer in musical, Bye Bye Birdie 1975; long time actor in TV & movie industry 1986-current best known for portraying Janet Fraiser in TV series Stargate SG-1 1997-2004; request show host CKWX Vancouver 1988.  Radio West audio  Teryl Rothery website

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 - Click to enlarge Alan Roughton - Calgary radio 1925; 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; host British Varieties CKLG North Vancouver 1950s-60s; as Tim Casey in Littlest Hobo produced in West Vancouver 1963-65.  Died in Vancouver January 31, 1976 at age 82.  BC Entertainment HOF biography

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

Margaret Ruby (Margaret Louise M. Laws) - Member of Royal Opera Company Covent Garden London UK; appeared in five command performances before Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle; host Memories of the Opera CJOR Vancouver 1937. Died in Vancouver December 16, 1937 at age 60.

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 in Edmonton February 8, 1990 at age 54

Brad Russell
Brad Russell - On-air host Standard Broadcasting Calgary 1992-96; host CHNL Kamloops 2002-09; Freedom 55 Financial 2009-14; Program Director CKFU-FM Fort St. John BC 2011-13; mornings/ station executive CFNI-FM Port Hardy BC 2013-14; PD CFGP-FM Grande Prairie AB 2014-15; Resort Manager Tall Timbers Holiday Park Port Alberni 2015-21; self-employed Park Manager Sons of Norway Country Club Mission 2021-current; airborne traffic reporter CTN/ Global BC 2023-current.  LinkedIn profile

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 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; published book Pleasant Good Evening — A Memoir: My 30 Wild and Turbulent Years of Sportstalk 2022; inducted into BC Sports Hall of Fame Media Category 2022

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 

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 (Francis Edward 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 71

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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