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Gene Valaitis - Click to enlarge
Gene Valaitis - Bachelor of Applied Arts Broadcasting & Communications Ryerson University Toronto 1978; morning host/ News Director/ current affairs host CHUM Radio Network Toronto 1978-2003; sales/ training/ personal development Gene Valaitis Seminars Canada/ U.S.A./ Hong Kong 2001-03; Executive VP/ MLM sales/ broadcast development/ media & marketing International Galleries Inc. Dallas TX/ UK/ Hong Kong/ Mexico 2003-07; VP MLM Sales/ Marketing/ Broadcast Development and Media Body Wise International Los Angeles Area/ Canada 2006-07; MLM contract consultant Diamond Tree Global Seoul Korea 2007; Corporate Sales/ Personal Representation Life Success Productions U.S.A./ Canada 2007-08; Private MLM Group Consulting & Training U.S.A./ Canada 2008-10; Vice President of MLM Broadcast Development My Private Trade Dubai UAE 2010; VP MLM Broadcast Development Myerco Dallas/ Fort Worth area 2010; Public Policy and Business Consultant Morgan Logan Radio Fort Lauderdale FL 2011; VP MLM Sales & Training Alphay International Los Angeles area/ Vancouver 2011-13; Chief Visionary Officer Huntington Beach CA 2014-17; Morning Show host CIRH-FM Vancouver 2017-18; VP Talk Content and Talent Development Gemini.Live Podcast Network 2018-current.  LinkedIn profile

Angela Valiant - click to enlarge
Angela Valiant - SAIT Broadcast Program graduate; CIBK-FM Calgary; midday host CFEX-FM Calgary 2017-21; p.m. drive CKPK-FM Vancouver 2021-22; morning host CKKS-FM Vancouver 2022-current

Jan van Bruchem - Click for larger image Jan van Bruchem - Immigrated from the Netherlands to Canada in 1952; CKBR Barrie ON; host of weekly program Holland Calling aired in multi Canadian markets for 15 years late 1950s to early 1970s; representative Radio Nederland's transcription service; founder with Wim de Bruijn/ on-air CJVB Vancouver which signed on June 18, 1972; served as vice-president Canadian Association of Ethnic Radio Broadcasters and director Canadian Association of Broadcasters; served as chairman of task force on the media for BC advisory committee on cultural heritage 1988-90; BC Association of Broadcasters Broadcaster of the Year 1989; sold CJVB 1992; retired as GM 1993.  Died in Tsawwassen June 1, 2000 at age 70

Vickie van Dyke - Click to enlarge
Vickie van Dyke - DJ CHAM Hamilton ON 1989-99; morning host CIWV-FM Hamilton 2000-02; jazz singer/ writer/ blogger/ publicist Meaford/ Guelph ON 2000-22; midday host CIWV-FM Vancouver 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile    

Rochelle van Halm - Click to enlarge Rochelle van Halm - Technology Diploma, Broadcast Journalism BCIT 1979; audio assistant The Vancouver Show CKVU-TV Vancouver 1976; graduate BCIT Broadcast communications 1977; news reporter CKWX Vancouver 1977-82; freelance journalist Canadian Business, BC Business, Flare, UnixWorld, Today's Bride, Westworld and David Suzuki's Discovery 1982-85; president Vancouver Media Club 1980s; senior staff writer Expo 86 Corporation 1985-86; freelance communications McKim Advertising, Blackcomb Mountain, Empress Hotel, Woodward's Stores and Vertigo Computer Imagery 1986-89; communications specialist Placer Dome 1996-99; media relations manager Creo/ Kodak 2000-05; communications and stakeholder leader/ Intranet manager/ stakeholder engagement advisor BC Hydro Vancouver 2006-09; Stakeholder Engagement Advisor BC Hydro 2009-12; writer 2012-16.  Died in Vancouver February 23, 2016 at age 58

Brittany Van Hemert - Click to enlarge
Brittany (Millman) Van Hemert - Communications Diploma Capilano University North Vancouver 2006-08; BCIT Radio Broadcasting Diploma 2010; Corporate Sales Associate Green Light Group 2008-09; Sales & Marketing Director Evolution 107.9 Burnaby 2009-10; Promotions/ Programming Assistant then Intern Programming Assistant Virgin Radio 2008-10; Promotions & Manager The Cellar Nightclub Vancouver 2010-11; Marketing Coordinator HeartSafe EMS Victoria 2011; weekend/ swing announcer Rogers Communications Victoria 2011-12; Music Director/ midday announcer CKLM-FM Lloydminster AB 2012-13; Community Relations Coordinator Boston Pizza New Westminster 2013-14; Music Director/ evening announcer CFOX-FM Vancouver 2015-current; Assistant PD/ Music Director Corus Radio Vancouver 2019-current.  LinkedIn profile

Jim Van Horne - Click to enlarge Jim Van Horne - CKMP Midland ON 1971; various other Canadian radio stations; 3-6 p.m. CKLG Vancouver 1976; intern CITY-TV Toronto 1980; sports CFAC-TV Calgary 1980; sports commentator including SportsDesk anchor TSN Toronto 1984-2001; syndicated talk show host on Team stations including CKST Vancouver 2001-02; Sportsnet Toronto 2003-current

Fred Van Velsen CISL 1980 - Click to enlarge Fred Van Velsen - Radio/ TV  Kenora & Thunder Bay ON; film production; evening duty editor CJOB Winnipeg 1970s; news reporter CISL Richmond 1980; operations manager International Image Toronto 1990s

Jody Vance - Click for larger photo Jody Vance - Promotions coordinator CHRX/ CJJR-FM Vancouver 1988-91; assistant promotions director/ community cruiser reporter CKNW/ CFMI-FM Vancouver 1991-95; corporate sales Orca Bay Sports & Entertainment 1996; sports anchor CIVT-TV Vancouver 1996-2000; anchor CTV/ Rogers Sportsnet Toronto 2000-05; columnist 24HRS Toronto 2006-09; anchor Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment 2006-09; p.m. drive CHHR-FM Vancouver 2009-11; sports anchor CBC Vancouver 2010-11; host Seeking Stanley CBC Sports Vancouver 2011; co-host/ news anchor Breakfast Television CityTV Vancouver 2011-16; Founder 2016-current; fill-in host CKNW Vancouver 2016-current; freelance journalist Al Jazeera Media Network 2021-current; columnist The Orca Vancouver 2021-current; talk show host CHEK-TV Victoria 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Bill Vander Zalm - Click for larger photo Bill Vander Zalm - Elected Surrey Alderman 1965; Surrey Mayor 1969-75; elected BC MLA 1975; purchased theme park Fantasy Garden World Richmond 1984; host garden show CKNW Vancouver 1985; host Premier Talk CKNW 1986-89; British Columbia Premier 1986-91; former B.C. Reform Party leader; appeared in TV spots for ICBC and Way to Grow garden supplements 

Wim Vander Zalm - Click to enlarge Wim Vander Zalm - Garden Talks weekly garden show host CKNW Vancouver 1986-2001; President Art Knapp Plantland 1986-current; CEO Grapevine Home and Garden 2002-07.  LinkedIn profile 

Krissy Vann - Click to enlarge
Krissy Vann - Advanced Broadcasting Diploma Niagara College Welland ON 2008; News Intern Canterbury Television Christchurch, New Zealand 2008; Boutiques Onboard/ Morning Show Correspondent Princess Cruises 2008-09; Independent Contractor Onboard Media division of LVMH/ Royal Caribbean Int Europe/ Miami 2010; Weather Anchor Niagara News TV St. Catharines ON 2011; On-Air Talent/ Promotions Moose FM group Niagara ON Region 2011-12; TV Host/ On Camera Presenter The Weather Network Oakville ON 2012-15; Vancouver Bureau Video Journalist The Weather Network 2015-18; Community Host/ Producer CTV Morning Live Vancouver 2018-22.  LinkedIn profile

Samantha Vega - Click to enlarge Samantha Vega - BCIT Broadcast Communications Degree 1988; CJUP Langley 1985-86; BCIT radio graduate 1986; all-nights CHRX Vancouver 1988-90; self employed voice talent 1988-current; middays CKKQ-FM Victoria 1990-92; evenings CHRX 1992-94; Satellite Radio Network 1994-96; middays/ evenings 76.1 InterFM Tokyo Japan 1996-2001; radio broadcaster/ producer Orbitune Inc. Japan 1996-current; voice track HMV864 Hong Kong 1999-2003; technical producer MediaWorks Auckland New Zealand 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Jeff Veniot - Click to enlarge Jeff Veniot - BCIT Radio program graduate 1979; news/ current affairs CFRO-FM Vancouver 1975-76; news/ operations/ pm traffic CJVB Vancouver 1978-80; tourist industry local and long-distance guiding full and part time 1980-current; sports representative Broadcast News Vancouver including coverage of Scott Tournament of Hearts curling 1997; board member Canadian Tour Guide Association of BC 1992-current and President 1994-2001

John Vennavally-Rao - Click for recent photo John Vennavally-Rao - Applied Communication Program graduate Camosun College Victoria 1991; honours Bachelor of Journalism University of King's College Halifax 1995; videographer CBC-TV Vancouver 1995-97; general assignment reporter VTV/ CTV British Columbia 1997-2002; Atlantic news bureau correspondent CTV Halifax 2002-09; reporter CTV Toronto news bureau 2009-current.  LinkedIn profile

Trace Ventura  - Click to enlarge Trace Ventura - Graduate SAIT Calgary; as Racy Dave Tracy ski reporter CJAY-FM Calgary early 1990s; as morning sidekick Kooter CKMX Calgary early 1990s; as Trace Ventura news then host Indie Night in Canada CFOX-FM Vancouver mid 1990s-2004; host Canadian Content The Roxy Nightclub Vancouver; as Trace St. John reporter then traffic anchor CFFR Calgary 2006-current

Wayne Vernon - Click for larger photo Wayne Vernon - Host Caribbean Express then Caribbean Groove CHKG-FM Vancouver

Maria Vinca - Click to enlarge
Maria Vinca - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2020; BCIT Faculty Member/ Broadcast Communications 2020-22; part time news anchor CKWX Vancouver 2022-24 and p.m. drive co-anchor 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile

Gord Vizzutti - Click to enlarge Gord Vizzutti - Reporter/ anchor CHBC-TV Kelowna 1977-80; reporter/ anchor/ producer CKCK-TV Regina 1980-88; reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver 1988; news director/ anchor CHBC-TV Kelowna 1988-96; media relations/ marketing Silver Star Resort Vernon 1996-2001; marketing manager Kicking Horse Resort Golden BC 2002-04; owner Habitat Media Group Kelowna 2004-08; morning news announcer CKFR Kelowna 2008-17; News Director/ morning show host CJUI-FM Kelowna 2017-current

Wendy Vreeken - Click to enlarge Wendy Vreeken - Researcher/ part-time reporter/ weekend news producer BCTV Vancouver 1980-83; reporter/ producer/ assignment editor CKVU-TV Vancouver 1983-2002; part time news/ story producer CTV British Columbia 2002-07; producer including Living Vancouver CBC-TV Vancouver 2007-current

Rino Vultaggio - click to enlarge
Rino Vultaggio - Producer/ show host Italian programming CJVB Vancouver 1970s-90; Publisher/ Editor Italian newspapers Il Marco Polo and L’Eco D’Italia Vancouver current; BC Italian Business Excellence Media Award winner 2012 

Jim Waddell circa 1958 - Click to enlarge Jim Waddell - PM drive CKWX Vancouver 1958-59; CHEC Lethbridge AB 1959

Andrew Wadden - Click to enlarge Andrew Wadden - Columbia Academy Vancouver trainee; media relations assistant Vancouver Canadians baseball team 2009; sports reporter/ writer CKNW Vancouver 2009-10; sports anchor/ reporter CKWX Vancouver 2010-11; host/ Associate Producer/ Lead Editor Krown Countdown U Shaw TV Western Canada 2011-17; producer/ anchor CKST Vancouver 2019-21.  LinkedIn profile

Peter Wagner - Click to enlarge
Peter Wagner - Communication degree Washington State University 2013; Web Editor The Daily Evergreen Pullman WA 2010; General Manager KUGR Radio Pullman 2010-11; Program Director/ on-air personality KRAO-FM Moscow ID 2010-12; board operator KARI/ KVRI Blaine WA 2014; afternoon producer/ anchor Saga Communications Bellingham 2014-current; news anchor CKWX Vancouver 2017-current/ weekend Managing Editor 2018-20 and Managing Editor News & Programming 2020-current.  LinkedIn profile  

Johanna Wagstaffe - Click to enlarge
Johanna Wagstaffe - Honours degree in geophysics The University of Western Ontario, London 2006; Intern Environment Canada Severe Weather Centre Toronto 2005; Research Assistant Western University London ON 2006; meteorology certificate York University Toronto 2007; meteorologist CBC News Network 2007-12; Broadcast Meteorologist and Science Reporter CBC News Network and CBC Vancouver 2012-current.  LinkedIn profile

Chris Wahl - Click to enlarge
Chris Wahl - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2010; news reporter/ anchor CKQR-FM Castlegar BC 2009-12; Director Marketing & Broadcast Trail Smoke Eaters Junior "A" ice hockey Trail BC 2011-13; Director of Media Relations Surrey Eagles Hockey Club 2013-14; Director of Sales & Public Relations Kootenay ICE Hockey Club Cranbrook BC 2014-17; sports anchor/ reporter CKWX Vancouver 2017-21; Junior Hockey 2021-current.  LinkedIn profile

Jasdip Wahla - Click for larger photo Jasdip Wahla - Post-graduate journalism & mass communications program Punjabi University Patiala India; trainee sub-editor/ reporter Indian Express newspaper 1990; reporter/ sub-editor Nawan Zamana and news editor Prime Time; Punjabi news anchor Channel M/ OMNI Vancouver current

Carl Waiz - Click to enlarge Carl Waiz (Carl Edward Waiz) - CJDC Dawson Creek circa 1960; news CJOR Vancouver early 1960s; news reporter CKNW Vancouver.  Died in White Rock BC January 9, 1982 at age 45

Hal Wake - Click to enlarge Hal Wake - Political journalist/ producer and later host of Early Edition and book producer for Morningside CBC Radio Vancouver 1979-96; book reviewer Georgia Straight and Vancouver Sun; multiple host/ moderator Victoria Literary Arts Festival; senior manager media relations Insurance Corporation of British Columbia to 2005; artistic director Vancouver International Writers Fest 2004-current (has announced plans to step down after 2017 edition).  LinkedIn profile 

Carly Walde - Click to enlarge Carly Walde (Jansen) - Graduate BCIT Broadcast program 2007; Newsbreak anchor CityTV Vancouver 2007; Assistant Production Coordinator The Eyes Productions 2007; Public Relations Coordinator Vega Port Coquitlam 2008; freelance pitch writer/ researcher Insight Film Productions 2008-09; Associate Segment Producer SoMedia Networks Vancouver 2009; Fill Producer CKNW Vancouver 2010; traffic anchor CHMJ Vancouver 2009-11; midday host CKPK-FM Vancouver 2011-15; Content Producer True Calling Canada Vancouver 2016-18; Freelance Voice Actor/ Writer Vancouver 2016-current; Voice Actor Play Management Vancouver 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Andrew Walker - Click to enlarge
Andrew Walker - News CJNB North Battleford SK 2003-04; news then weekly local sports show host CHUB-FM Red Deer AB 2004-10; sports host CFAC Calgary 2010-13; sports host CJCL Toronto 2013-17; p.m. drive sports host CISL Vancouver 2017-21.  LinkedIn profile

Cal Walker - Click for larger photo Cal Walker - BCIT Broadcast and Media Communications graduate; Michael Stevenson CKWX Vancouver 1977-79; Mike Stevenson CKIQ Kelowna 1979; CKDA Victoria 1980; Calvin Jay Walker CKLG Vancouver 1980-83; CHFM-FM Calgary 1983-89; pilot/ traffic reporter Cal Walker Traffic San Diego (KOGO, KGB-FM, KYMY-FM & XHCR-FM) 1990-2019; retired 2019.

Barry Wall - Click to enlarge Barry Wall - DJ all-nights then evenings CFQC Saskatoon 1973-75; mid-days CHED Edmonton 1975-80; afternoon drive CKY Winnipeg 1980-84; morning drive CFRW Winnipeg 1984-85; afternoon drive CHIQ-FM Winnipeg 1987-88; host CKY-TV Winnipeg 1987-2000; afternoon drive CKY-AM Winnipeg 1990-94; co-host mornings (with Rob Christie and Val Cole) CKKS-FM Vancouver 2000-01; General Manager/ Program Director CFNR-FM Terrace 2004-08; Barry Wall Consulting Ltd. 2008-current

Nancy Wall 1975 - Click to enlarge Nancy Wall - News/ assistant to Jack Lee CJOR Vancouver 1970s

Anna Wallner - Click for larger photo Anna Wallner - Fraser Valley bureau chief then anchor/ reporter Your Health CKVU-TV Vancouver 1994-99; co-host/ executive producer The Shopping Bags W Network Toronto 1999-current and OWN 2011-current; named Broadcaster of Tomorrow by BC Association of Broadcasters 1999 and 2000

Andy Walsh - Click to enlarge
Andy Walsh - (Andrew Mark Woloshen) Announcer/ sales CKSF Cornwall ON 1951; CJIC Sault Ste. Marie ON 1952; CFRA Ottawa; morning news CJAD Montreal 1954-68; morning news then News Director CHQM/ CHQM-FM Vancouver 1968-93; B.C. Place Stadium announcer for visit of Pope John Paul II 1984; news CKST Vancouver 1990s; weekend morning news CKWX Vancouver 1997-2017; member Canadian Association of Broadcasters Half Century Club 2002; Radio-Television News Directors Association Lifetime Achievement Award 2004; inducted into Canadian News Hall of Fame 2012. Died November 5, 2022 at age 90.  2012 News HOF Video  2017 BT Retirement Video 

Tom Walsh - Click to enlarge
Tom Walsh - Bachelor of Arts Journalism Film and Broadcasting Cardiff University 2006; Director Forefront Television 2008-12; Ethiopia Correspondent CCTV 2012; East Africa Bureau Chief/ Kenya Correspondent Arise News London UK 2012-14; Head of Production AU/ UN IST Somalia 2014-15; Assignment Producer Global News Vancouver 2016-17; VJ/ reporter CITY News Vancouver 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile

Cecilia Walters - Click to enlarge
Cecilia Walters - Central Ontario radio 1973; CBC Toronto 1970s; reporter CTV National News Edmonton; reporter CTV Vancouver; co-host Newscentre with Bill Good CBC-TV Vancouver 1982-88; host Almanac CBC radio Vancouver 1990-92; news anchor Early Edition CBC radio Vancouver 1997-2015; retired 2015

Stu Walters - Click to enlarge Stu Walters - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2004; sports anchor/ reporter/ host Corus Entertainment  Vancouver 2004-14 including afternoon sportscaster CKNW 2009-14; reporter Associated Press 2006-current; sports reporter/ rinkside host Shaw TV Vancouver 2007-current; fill-in host/ announcer CKST/ CTV Vancouver 2014-21.  LinkedIn profile

Tom Walters - Click to enlarge Tom Walters - News and legislative reporter CJVI Victoria; anchor/ reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver; Bureau Chief CTV Halifax; national correspondent CTV News; News Director CTV British Columbia 2001-06; Los Angeles Bureau Chief CTV National 2006-23; twice Gemini Award nominee and winner of numerous news reporting awards; winner of two Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Gold Ribbons and Jack Webster Award

Lee Walton - Click to enlarge Lee Walton - News reader then reporter CKWX Vancouver 1997-2000; community events reporter CKKS-FM Vancouver 2000-02 including helicopter traffic reporter CKWX/ CKKS-FM 2001-02; weekend reporter Global/ Citytv Vancouver 2001-03; bmi British Midland Airways UK 2003-11; steward VIA Rail 2011; on-board product service delivery manager Air Canada Jazz 2011-current

Carol Wang - Click to enlarge Carol Wang - News reporter China Central Television; runner up TV Anchor Competition of China 2000; news reporter/ anchor Talentvision Vancouver 2001; Mandarin news anchor Channel M/ OMNI Vancouver to 2009; anchor Global National Mandarin Shaw Multicultural channel Vancouver/ Calgary 2012-16

Bill Ward - Click to enlarge Bill Ward (William Enoch Ward) - Began radio career in Saskatchewan 1925; joined Canadian Broadcasting Corp. CBR 1936-40 responsible for originating CBC's B.C. school broadcasts; inspector Boeing 1943-44; host Bill Ward's Bulletin CKMO Vancouver 1944; host Bill Ward's Doghouse 11-midnight CKWX Vancouver 1946-52; host Bill Ward's Doghouse CJOR Vancouver 1954-56; host Friday night Doghouse old movie show KVOS-TV Bellingham; mornings CFUN Vancouver 1956; late nights CHUB Nanaimo 1957-58; CKLG Vancouver 1958-59; CFAX Victoria 1960; Doghouse CFUN 1963-circa 1966; CHUB 1967. Died in Vancouver March 2, 1974 at age 74

Brook Ward - Click to enlarge Brook Ward - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; morning sports/ announcer CJJR-FM/ CJOR Vancouver late 1988; weekend sports talk CKNW Vancouver 1999-2002; sports talk host CHMJ Vancouver 2002; play-by-play Vancouver Canadians baseball CKST Vancouver 2003-06; fill-in Sportstalk/ host Sports Weekend CKNW Vancouver 2007-14; pre and post game show host Vancouver Giants broadcasts CISL Vancouver 2008-12; Vancouver Canadians Broadcast & Journalism Hall of Fame inductee 2012; freelance fill-in CKST 2014-21

Johanna Ward - Click to enlarge Johanna Ward - Applied Communications Program degree Camosun College Victoria 2003; Dance & Group Fitness Instructor Fitness Centres Vancouver/ Victoria 1997-2014; co-host entertainment show GO! Magazine CHEK-TV Victoria 2003-05; host & producer The Express Shaw TV Vancouver 2005-12; host Shaw TV national series Powered to Win 2008-10; weekly “gal about town” promo CFUN Vancouver 2008-09; host go! Vancouver Shaw TV 2012-14; Founder/ Fitness Trainer & Presenter The IT factor Vancouver 2014-current; Marketing & Event Coordinator The Wellness Show Vancouver 2015-17; Event & Engagement Coordinator (contract) Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland 2017.  LinkedIn profile 

Roger Ward - Click to enlarge
Roger Ward - UBC Radio CITR 1974 including term as station president then graduated 1978; news anchor/ reporter CJAT Trail 1978-79; CJOR Vancouver 1979-80; CKDA Victoria 1980; CFTR Toronto; national radio news anchor and national reporter Broadcast News (later re-branded The Canadian Press); semi retired at CP working part time as national news radio anchor current

Toby Ward - Click to enlarge Toby Ward - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 1992; operator CKNW Vancouver 1990-91; News Director Sunshine Radio Network CKQR Castlegar/ CKGF Grand Forks BC 1991-92; news anchor/ reporter CKEG Nanaimo 1992-93; on-air/sports talk show producer/ sports reporter CKLG Vancouver 1993-94; Founder/ President/ CEO Prescient Digital Media Toronto/ Vancouver 2001-current

Mel Warner - Click to enlarge
Mel Warner - Concert promoter/ pioneered the way for reggae, ska, Latin and world music to Vancouver stages; host Caribbean Sounds CFRO-FM Vancouver circa 1990-current; inducted into B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame 2022 

Peter Warren - Click for CJOB photo Peter Warren - St. John Telegraph Journal 1958; Calgary Herald 1962; Boston Record 1964; Hong Kong Star 1965; Winnipeg Tribune 1966 and City Editor 1968; talk show host Action Line CJOB Winnipeg 1971-98; columnist Winnipeg Sun 1980; named Western Association of Broadcasters Broadcaster of the Year 1997; CKNW Vancouver/ Corus Radio Network talk show host weekends and fill-in 1999-2006; investigatibe journalist current; guest speaker/ writer/ TV-radio contributor; Canadian Association of Broadcasters' Hall of Fame inductee 1999.  CCF Biography  Website

Mark Washington - Click to enlarge Mark Washington - Industrial engineer graduate Rutgers University New Jersey; Barcelona Dragons of NFL Europa 1997; defensive back Montreal Alouettes 1997-2002; B.C. Lions defensive back 2003-06 and defensive backs coach 2008-current; co-host The Daily CHNU-TV Vancouver 2008-09; defensive backs coach BC Lions Football Club Vancouver 2008-current

Jack Wasserman - Click for larger photo Jack Wasserman (Jacob Wasserman) - Highly respected Vancouver Sun night life and celebrity columnist 1949 on; CJOR Vancouver 1969; Wasserman's World CKNW circa 1970.  Died in Vancouver April 6, 1977 at age 50

Alan Waterman - Click to enlarge
Alan Waterman - VTR editor CBC Television Vancouver 1977-82; ENG news editor/ shooter/ producer CBC Television Vancouver 1982-96; television video-journalist CBC Vancouver and The National 1992-2012; retired from CBC 2012; communications committee member International Hockey Federation 2001-10; video-journalism trainer CBC Television 2003-16; Discover Channel director/ shooter various series 2012-current; Video-Journalism Trainer The VJ View 2012-current; CPAC Campaign Politics reporter/ producer 2013-current; faculty BCIT Broadcast & Online Journalism 2013-current; President Field Hockey BC 2018-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Vic Waters - Click to enlarge with 1995 photo Vic Waters - Wireless operator, engaged to copy Trans Radio news for CJOR Vancouver and Chicago Daily News Foreign Service for Daily Province 1939; studio operator/ announcer CJOR 1941-42; Canadian Army 1942-46; studio operator/ newscaster/ announcer including host The Concert Hour then evening pop music DJ and later Program Director CJOR 1946-69; retired from CJOR 1969; Program Director Premier Cablevision 1969-1970s; member B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame Starwalk at the Orpheum 1998; member Canadian Association of Broadcasters Half Century Club 2002.  Died in Langley BC August 19, 2008 at age 89.

Laddie Watkis - Click to enlarge Laddie Watkis - Aka The Girl Baritone secretary/ bill collector/ piano player/ singer CJOR Vancouver circa 1927-1950

Ed Watson - Click for recent photo Ed Watson - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; CBC Calgary; reporter/ political correspondent/ anchor Nightfinal CBC Vancouver; video-journalist CHEK-TV Victoria 1992-97; recipient Jack Webster Foundation Broadcast Journalism Fellowship award 2003; Victoria bureau chief CTV British Columbia 1997-2004; evening news anchor CHEK-TV Victoria 2004-07; Watson Media 2007-current; assignment editor CTV British Columbia 2009-10; Vancouver Island bureau chief CTV Vancouver 2012-14.  LinkedIn profile 

Keith Watson - Click to enlarge
Keith Watson - CJIV-FM Simon Fraser U. 1986-87; board operator CISL Vancouver 1987-88; sports host/ reporter CITR-FM UBC 1987-91; board  operator CKXY Vancouver 1989-90; board  operator/ producer CKWX/ Satellite Radio Network 1990-91; sports reporter Broadcast News 1990-96; board operator CKNW/ CFMI-FM/ Western Information Network 1991-96; Vancouver sports correspondent ESPN Radio 1994-2006; board operator CKST Vancouver 1997; Vancouver sports correspondent Westwood One Radio 2002-11; Vancouver sports correspondent Associated Press Radio 2005-10; PA announcer Kwantlen University Eagles 2006-13; sports reporter Sportswave website 2009-10; PA announcer Douglas College Royals 2013-14 & 2017-18; PA announcer Capilano University Blues 2015-16; PA announcer UBC Thunderbirds 2018; currently retired from radio

Amanda Wawryk - Click to enlarge Amanda Wawryk - Columbia Academy Diploma in Broadcast/ Performing Arts 2006; ground traffic CHQM-FM Vancouver 2005-06; news reporter/ anchor CHSU-FM Kelowna 2006-07; CKWX Vancouver desk reporter/ producer/ traffic anchor 2007-16/ p.m. drive anchor 2016-18/ a.m. drive anchor 2019-21 CKWX Vancouver; news anchor/ co-host CFUN-FM Vancouver 2011-12; Vancouver City Editor 2021-22 then Managing Editor Daily Hive 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Les Way - Click to enlarge
Les Way - Reporter Powell River News 1930s and owner 1940-45; BC Division President Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association 1944; started national trade journal The Canadian Weekly Editor 1946; executive with Boy Scout association and awarded one of the Boy Scouts highest honours the Silver Acorn 1954; host Neighbourly News CBC Radio Network from Vancouver circa 1945-60.   

Hal Weaver 1970 - Click for 1964 CJCA photo Hal Weaver (Harold Douglas Weaver) - DJ CKRD Red Deer; evenings CJCA Edmonton 1964-65; CHLO St. Thomas (London) ON; CKOC Hamilton 1967; CHUM Toronto 1968-70; CJOR Vancouver 1970; a.m. drive CKVN Vancouver 1970-71.  Died in Surrey B.C. December 31, 1971 at age 29   Edmonton Broadcasters photos

Jack Webster - Click for alternate photo courtesy CKNW Jack Webster (John Edgar Webster) - Vancouver Sun reporter 1947; CJOR Vancouver 1953; Sunday Dispatch and TV Glasgow 1957; city mike and capsule comments CKNW New Westminster 1957; CKLG Vancouver 1960; talk show host CKNW 1961; CBC Vancouver correspondent; CJOR 1972; BCTV Vancouver 1979-87; Order of Canada 1988; News Hall of Fame and CAB Broadcast Hall of Fame 1989; panelist CBC-TV Front Page Challenge 1990-95.  Died in Vancouver March 2, 1999 at age 80.  Jack Webster Foundation  CCF Biography  City Mike audio circa 1955 

Shawn Webster - Click to enlarge Shawn Webster - BCIT broadcast graduate 1984; morning show traffic CKWX/ CKKS-FM 1986-90; traffic reporter CKNW/ CFMI-FM Vancouver 1990-2004; traffic CJJR-FM/ CKBD Vancouver 2004-08 and morning co-host CKBD to 2008; Realtor HomeLife Benchmark Realty Walnut Grove 2007-11; Licensed Real Estate Professional RE/ MAX Little Oak Realty Fraser Valley 2011-current.  Shawn's Website  LinkedIn profile

Tim Weekes - Click to enlarge Tim Weekes - Reporter/ lineup editor CBC Television Vancouver current

Maria Weisgarber - Click to enlarge Maria Weisgarber - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2002; on-air news CKWX Vancouver 2001-04; host/ producer newsbreaks and reporter The Express Shaw Cable 4 Vancouver 2004-06; investigative reporter CKWX Vancouver 2006-07; CTV British Columbia evening writer 2007-08 and reporter 2008-22; Media Relations Coordinator Surrey RCMP 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Peter Weissbach photo courtesy KIRO Seattle - Click for larger photo Peter Weissbach - Talk show host CJOR Vancouver 1980s; on air/ PD CJCA Edmonton late 1980s-93; talk host: KBNP Portland 1995; president Questline Productions (WA), Inc. 1995-current; talk host KOGO San Diego 1997; KVI Seattle (nationally syndicated from KOMO Seattle) 1998-2001; weekends/ fill-in KIRO Seattle 2004; US syndicated talk show fill-in 2004-09; talk show host KVI Seattle 2009-10; president Seattle Building Maintenance, Inc. current

Paul Weisser - Click to enlarge Paul Weisser - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 2001; evening sports anchor CKWX Vancouver 2000-09; overnight news/ sports anchor CKWX 2013-current

Dave Welch aka Bryan Davis - Click to enlarge Dave Welch - Graduate Radio-Television Arts Program Ryerson Toronto 1979; CKRA-FM Edmonton 1980-87; CFUN Vancouver 1987-92; CISL Vancouver 1992-93; weekends/ swing CHQM-FM/ CFUN Vancouver; as Bryan Davis: p.m. drive CHYM-FM Kitchener ON 2001-08; p.m. drive CIKZ-FM Kitchener 2008-15.  1987 Audio courtesy RadioWest

Keith Wells - Click to enlarge Keith Wells - Radio/ TV Arts graduate Northern Alberta Institute of Technology Edmonton 1987; videotape operator Television New Zealand Auckland 1985; production assistant ITV Edmonton 1986-87; sports anchor/ reporter CFRN-TV Edmonton 1987-88; sports anchor/ reporter CISA-TV Lethbridge 1989-92; sports anchor/ reporter ITV Edmonton 1992; sports anchor/ reporter CHEK-TV Victoria 1992-97; sports/news anchor/ reporter BCTV Vancouver 1997-2001; sports anchor/ reporter CHEK-TV 2001-08; owner ArmchairTourist Video Inc. 2009-current; founder/ director of newsroom relations SendtoNews Victoria 2009-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Art Welsh - BC Mainland Cricket League pamphlet editor 1949; news editor Ubyssey Newspaper UBC Vancouver circa 1950; news/ public affairs CJOR Vancouver circa 1950; teacher Kerrisdale School 1951

Ted Wendland - Click to enlarge Ted Wendland - Music director CFMI-FM/ CKNW New Westminster 1972-77; on air/ music director CJJC Langley 1977-78; CFMI-FM/ CKNW 1978-83; music director CHQR Calgary 1983-93; remote co-ordinator CFMI-FM/ CKNW 1993-99; webmaster Puget Sound Radio 1999-2006; webmaster Radio West 2006-current; remote producer CISL Vancouver 2009-11; Webmaster Calgary Broadcasters 2009-current; Webmaster BC Radio History 2013-current. LinkedIn profile 

Don West - click to enlarge Don West - CKLW Windsor circa 1968; KIMN Denver late 1960s-early 70s; CHQT & CHED Edmonton; CHAB Moose Jaw SK; CHAM Hamilton; SRN Oldies Network then weekends CISL Vancouver 1992-2009; retired from radio 2009.  CKLW audio courtesy Blair West and The Classic CKLW Website 

John West - Click to enlarge

John West - As John Stott: announcer/ newscaster CFCP Courtenay 1968-69; news CJJC Langley 1969-70 and as John West: evening DJ CJJC 1970; morning traffic/ Pat Burns Show producer/DJ CJOR Vancouver 1970-72; evenings oldies show CKWX Vancouver 1972-74; North Shore Cable/ Delta Cable show host; Insurance Corporation of British Columbia 1974 on; part time/ remotes CKWX 1974-86; semi-retired running small business training consulting company current

Genevieve Westcott - Click to enlarge
Genevieve Westcott - Financial reporter Vancouver Sun circa 1978; editorial page writer Vancouver Province; researcher CKVU-TV Vancouver; CBC Vancouver 1980; West Coast Bureau Chief/ correspondent  CTV National News; Eyewitness News TVNZ New Zealand 1984; W5 anchor/ correspondent/ international reporter CTV 1987-88; current affairs programs 3 News New Zealand 1989; Newstalk ZB New Zealand radio; external communications Massey University New Zealand; won 13 national and international journalism awards. Died in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand July 10, 2020 at age 65.  NZ On Screen Biography

Eric Westra - Click to enlarge Eric Westra - As Eric Westin announcer CHIQ-FM Winnipeg 1979-81; announcer CIRK-FM Edmonton 1981; midday/ afternoon host CFOX-FM Vancouver 1981-88; announcer CFMI-FM Vancouver 1988-89; announcer CILQ-FM Toronto 1989-91; PD CJKR-FM Winnipeg 1991-92; morning host CILK-FM Kelowna 1992-94; President and Senior Consultant Creativetech Services Inc. 1996-current; as Eric Westra news anchor CKWX Vancouver 1997-2003; Business Analyst/ Technical Communications Consultant CGA-Canada (Certified General Accountants Association of Canada) 2003-06; Marketing and Communications Manager Visiphor Corporation 2004-06; Business Analyst/ Product Solutions Specialist Canaccord Financial 2008-10; Business Analyst E-Comm Vancouver 2011; Business Process Analyst TransLink Burnaby 2011-12; Documentation and Form Authoring Consultant Interfor Vancouver 2011-current; Change Management Consultant/ Business Process Lead - Development and Alumni Engagement University of British Columbia 2012-current; Project Manager Systems Transformation & Change Management Tides Canada 2015-17; Project Manager Grants Management System Implementation Process Improvement & Change Management Vancouver Foundation 2017; Sr. Business Analyst Ritchie Bros. Burnaby 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile  Oct. 1987 CFOX-FM audio courtesy Radio West

Kim Whale - Click to enlarge Kim Whale - Graduate degree Behavioral Science Simon Fraser University 1969 while freelancing for CBC; counter culture assignment reporter CKLG-FM Vancouver 1969-71 including coverage of Amchitka nuclear test story and crew member on Greenpeace II; dubbed LG-FM’s Hippy Dippy newsman/ commentator by the Vancouver Sun; producer Chuck Davis Show CBC Radio Vancouver 1972-73; radio producer then executive producer TV for CBR Calgary 1973-76; book shop owner/CBC freelance Victoria; established Radio U’Vic and Canadian Review as Director of Information Services, University of Victoria 1977-86; rare book business selling Western Canadiana and author of a guide to collecting rare books; retired/ film narrator Vancouver Island Health Authority; occasional teaching at U’Vic Victoria current

Carrie Whetstone - Click to enlarge Carrie Whetstone - Now Carrie Spencer; BCIT Broadcast program trained 1976; news reporter/ news secretary CJOR Vancouver 1976-78; reporter local newspapers various locations in Canada; Director Centre for Teaching and Educational Technologies Royal Roads University Victoria 2004-07; Regional Manager Educational Technologies Vancouver Coastal Health Authority 2007-current.  LinkedIn profile

Casey White - Click to enlarge Casey White - Royal City Academy of Broadcasting Graduate 1975; news reporter CKDA Victoria 1977-78; swing announcer CKLG Vancouver 1978-81; promotions assistant/ traffic reporter/ announcer CKNW/ CFMI-FM New Westminster 1982-83; announcer CFUN Vancouver 1982-86; morning show co-host CISL Richmond 1987-91; Account Executive NOWTV/ JOYTV Fraser Valley 2001-09; announcer/ Account Executive CISL Vancouver 2001-12; Account Executive JOYTV Surrey 2012-14; Account Manager Prairie Naturals Fraser Valley 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Dave White - Click to enlarge Dave White - Political Science/ French, University of Victoria 2004-06; news CHEK-TV Victoria 2008; CKNW Vancouver 2008; graduate BCIT Broadcast Journalism program 2009; reporter/ anchor/ editor CKWX Vancouver 2009-18; news editor/ presenter CBC Radio Calgary 2018-current.  LinkedIn profile

Jana Lynne White - Click to enlarge
Jana Lynne White - Actor/ narrator; producer/ host CFOX-FM Vancouver; entertainment reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver; Associate Creative Director Shane Lunny Productions; host/ producer MuchMusic 1990-2004; Creative Director Moonhill Media 2004-current; Home host CIRH-FM Vancouver 2015.  LinkedIn profile 

Les White - Click to enlarge Les White - News CKNW New Westminster circa 1955

Myles White - Click to enlarge Myles White - DJ CJOR Vancouver; CBC TV producer/ director/ executive director; teacher Seneca College Toronto; drug & alcohol rehabilitation counselor; word processing company owner; computer consultant; author How to Buy a Computer 1999 and How to Avoid Buying a New Computer

Eric Whitehead - Click to enlarge Eric Whitehead - Script writer Duffy's Tavern Hollywood 1946; dramatic script writer/ as Jack White host Saturday night show series CBR Vancouver 1946-50; sports columnist Vancouver Province 1947-late 1970s; founded/ chaired BC Athletic Round Table promoting amateur sport 1953; organized first Canadian East-West College Football Championship between UBC and Queen's 1953-54; involved with promotion of 1954 British Empire Games Vancouver and partly responsible for decision to build Empire Stadium; curator BC Sports Hall of Fame 1966 and named Honourary Curator 1975; inducted into BC Sports Hall of Fame 1977; appointed Sports Consultant to Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Government Services 1980.  BC Sports Hall of Fame bio

Barb Whiting CJAZ-FM early 1980s - Click for recent photo Barbara Whiting - News: CFRB Toronto, CKNW New Westminster, CKWX Vancouver; co-host CJAZ-FM Vancouver 1980-85; script writer/ graphic design project manager/ director of computer-animated videos Pixelmedia Vancouver; co-written TV pilots Catch This and Galosh; wrote plays Desperate Fishwives and The Lie Factory, produced in two Vancouver theatres; co-producer Prizeweek Puzzle United Media New York (featured in 33 papers); teaching journalism, script-writing and business writing to international university students in Vancouver and co-producing a newspaper feature (for United Media of New York) which appears in 30 newspapers in U.S. Canada and Bahamas current

Tony Whitney - Click for recent photo Tony Whitney - Automotive journalist numerous publications including Vancouver Sun, Western Driver, North Shore News and others; Editor Maclean Hunter Ltd. 1970-84; Principal Tony Whitney & Associates 1984-current; co-host with Ted Laturnus Driver's Seat CBC-TV Vancouver and widely syndicated mid 1980s-90s; commentator CBC Radio Vancouver; co-host Inside Track VTV Vancouver/ Speedvision/ PBS late 1990s; co-host widely syndicated Driver's SeatLinkedIn profile

Jessica Whitworth - Click to enlarge Jessica Whitworth (Now Jessica Kawer) - Columbia Academy broadcast program 2006; receptionist then promotions/ Funfinder Cruiser reporter/traffic reporter CKBD/ CJJR-FM/ CKPK-FM Vancouver 2006-current; film critic Get Reel Vancouver 2011-current; Craft Beer host and enthusiast Cannery Brewing Company Penticton 2014-current; midday host CIGV-FM Penticton 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Norma Wick - Click for recent photo Norma Wick - Host/ reporter sports then news CKVU-TV Vancouver 1989-96; host/ reporter/ producer Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment Vancouver 1996-2001; host/ reporter/ producer Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Toronto 2001-07; freelance producer/ reporter/ host College of Sports Media Toronto 2008-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Stephanie Weibe - Click to enlarge
Stephanie Wiebe - Bachelor's Broadcast Journalism Ryerson University Toronto 2010; Broadcast Services intern CNW Group 2008; intern Access Hollywood, NBC Universal 2009; sports reporter Ryerson University Toronto 2009-10; Olympic coverage technical assistant CTV Vancouver 2010; promotions CHUM Radio Vancouver 2010; news writer Global BC morning news 2010-12; assistant production coordinator Force Four Entertainment Vancouver 2011; traffic/ weather announcer CHMJ Vancouver 2012; music cue sheets coordinator Greedy Productions Vancouver 2012-13; helicopter traffic reporter Canadian Traffic Network/ Global BC weekends Vancouver 2011-13; overnight assignment news writer CTV BC 2013; reporter based in Red Deer CTV Edmonton 2013-14; news reporter CBC Television Calgary 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Cara Weist - Click to enlarge Cara Wiest - BCIT Broadcast journalism graduate; reporter CBC Vancouver 1990s-2003; reporter/ host CBC Toronto 2003-current.  LinkedIn profile

Erin Wilde - Click to enlarge Erin Wilde - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; swing/ copy CJAT Trail BC 1991-93; mornings CKRV-FM Kamloops 1993-98; swing/ middays CKZZ-FM Vancouver 1999-2003; weekends CFBT-FM Vancouver 2003-05; voice talent GFORCE Media Productions current; middays CKCE-FM Calgary 2007-16; p.m. drive host CHFM-FM Calgary 2016-current

Tom Wilkinson - Click to enlarge Tom Wilkinson - BBC UK; radio station startup Barbados late 1940s-early 1950s; news CKWX Vancouver 1953-54; Australian Broadcasting Corporation mid 1950s

Ray Willes 1960s - Click for later photo courtesy Ray Willes - CKWX Vancouver 1960-61; KOIL Omaha NB; p.m. drive KDEO San Diego 1965-66; KGIL Los Angeles 1966; KBIG/ KBRT Catalina CA 1968-77; KFI Los Angeles 1980-86; voiceovers Los Angeles

Bob Willett - Click to enlarge Bob Willett - CFCT Victoria 1940; CJVI Victoria; CBR Vancouver; CFPR Prince Rupert; production manager CKMO Vancouver circa 1945; announced RCAF Tour For Talent Show from Toronto during WWII; moved to Hollywood 1947 and became production manager for Broadcasters Network Studios and panel member on ABC network program Hollywood Byline; weekend column Hollywood Byline Vancouver Sun early 1950s

Bill Williams - Click to enlarge Bill Williams (William E. Williams) - CFVR Abbotsford; news CKLG Vancouver; news CKWX Vancouver circa 1960; daytime talk show host Talk Back CHEK-TV Victoria 1973-75; talk show host CJOR 1980s; news CKO-FM-4 Vancouver; CKST Vancouver.  Died October 4, 2009 in North Vancouver at age 84

Billy Williams CFUN - Click for recent photo
Billy Williams - CKYI Peace River; CHED Edmonton 1970s; CFUN Vancouver 1980s; CHED; CFRN Edmonton; CFCN Calgary; music director CISN-FM Edmonton 1990s; CFMG Edmonton mid 2000s; CKJR Wetaskiwin AB 2006-current.  1998 RadioWest audio

Brad Williams - Click to enlarge Brad Williams - Weather/ news/ sports/ commercials CHOV-TV Pembroke ON; Program Director CFVR Abbotsford 1970s-early 80s; CFUN Vancouver; CFRA Ottawa; weekends CISL Vancouver

Bruce Williams - Click for larger photo Bruce Williams - CKSA Loydminster AB; CHAB Moose Jaw late 1970s; CFJC Kamloops 1981-82, CKLG Vancouver 1982-85; CFMI-FM Vancouver 1985-91; CHRX/ CJJR-FM Vancouver 1991-94; Satellite Radio Network (CKWX); traffic reporter CKWX Vancouver 1994-2012.  Died February 21, 2012 in Tsawwassen at age 54

Denalda Williams on set of Knockers 2004 - Click to enlarge Denalda Williams - BCIT Broadcast program trainee; afternoon eye-in-the-sky traffic reporter CKNW New Westminster circa 1980; actor TheatreSports Vancouver 1981; actor (sometimes credited as Denny Williams) numerous TV and screen movies 1987-current including MacGyver 1989, The X Files 1995-96, Malcom in the Middle 2000 and Six Feet Under 2001; writer and solo performer stage production Knockers Vancouver 2004

Kirk Williams - click to enlarge
Kirk Williams - BA economics/ political science Trent University Peterborough ON 1982; master political science Dalhousie University Halifax 1986; bachelor of journalism University of King's College Halifax 1987; agriculture reporter CBC Saskatoon 1988-89; reporter/ legislative reporter/ senior news producer/ dep. bureau chief CBC Winnipeg 1989-2002; general reporter specializing in real estate/ development stories and the Olympics CBC Vancouver 2002-15; Media Relations & Communications Director Pace Group 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile

Michael Williams - Click to enlarge
Michael Williams - BCIT Diploma of Broadcast & Online Journalism 2022; general labourer Jim's Mowing Canada North Vancouver 2016; food and beverage attendant Capilano Suspension Bridge Park North Vancouver 2016-17; self employed CEO Tier One Yard Care North Vancouver 2017-20; part time floor manager Earls Kitchen + Bar West Vancouver 2018-20; reporter CISL Vancouver 2021-current.  LinkedIn profile

Remo Williams - Click to enlarge
Remo Williams - 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; evenings/ weekends CHBE-FM Victoria current

Wayne Williams - Click to enlarge Wayne Williams - CHWK Chilliwack 1978-81; CKLG Vancouver 1982; CFUN Vancouver 1982-2001; CHQM-FM Vancouver 1999-2001; Deputy Fire Chief to 2005 and Fire Chief Penticton Fire Department 2005-16; retired.  LinkedIn profile 

Wayne Williams - Click to enlarge Wayne Williams - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; political reporter/ newsroom manager CBC Vancouver; senior producer Canada Now CBC Vancouver; News Director CBC Vancouver 2009-18; retired from CBC 2018; three-time winner Jack Webster award for best television reporting.  LinkedIn profile 

Dan Williamson - Click for 1970s CKLG photo Dan Williamson - CKLG Vancouver 1974-77; CFTR Toronto 1978-83; CKEY Toronto 1984-87; CKFM-FM Toronto 1987-95; CISS-FM Toronto; national voice Global Television; voice imaging current

Michael Willmore - Click to enlarge
Michael Willmore - Warehouseman Molson Brewery Vancouver retired; host Rock Talk CFRO-FM Vancouver 1975-current; briefly CISL Vancouver 1986; Rock Talk host CITR-FM Vancouver 1987; host Rockinitis Shaw TV Vancouver 2005-17   

Dan Willmott - Click to enlarge Dan Willmott - CJME Regina; CKGM Montreal circa 1979; Calgary; actor in numerous TV movies and series including Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye 2003, Starhunter 2003-04, and Smallville 2010; commercial voice for Home Hardware; weekend/ morning show fill-in CHHR-FM Vancouver 2011.  Dan Willmott website

Dylan Willows - Click for recent photo Dylan "Big D" Willows - Columbia Academy graduate; CJCD-FM Yellowknife 1998-99; co-founder Mungbeen Multimedia Victoria 1999; morning co-host CFBT-FM Vancouver to 2004; host p.m. drive CKKQ-FM Victoria 2005-06; morning drive co-host CJZN-FM Victoria 2006-current

Gerry Wilmot - Click for larger 1966 photo courtesy LM Radio Gerry Wilmot - Born in Victoria BC 1914; announcer CJOR Vancouver 1930s; hockey commentator CBC 1940s; CBC UK war correspondent London UK 1940s (awarded MBE for his work); presenter Blitz Scrapbook BBC UK 1941; appeared in movies Flying Fortress 1942 and Dreaming 1944; Expeditionary Forces variety and music programmes 1944-45; Hit Parade host English service Radio Luxembourg 208 mid 1950s; TV station manager Bermuda 1950s; Independent Television Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe broadcasting Corporation) Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe) late 1950s; DJ LM Radio Lorenco Marques (now Moputo) Mozambique 1962; music program compiler Springbok Radio Johannesburg South Africa 1060s-78; described in Guinness Book of Records as world's fastest speaking broadcaster.  Died in Johannesburg, South Africa 1978 at age 64

Greg Wilmot 1980s - Click for 1973 Jamaica and recent enlargements Greg Wilmot - Freelance writer/ children's radio programming Jamaican Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) pre 1963; studio technician JBC/ TV anchor weekly TV magazine JIS-TV Kingston Jamaica 1963-68; commercial copy writer CJJC Langley 1968-71; morning host Radio Jamaica AM/ afternoon drive RJR-FM Kingston Jamaica 1971-77; news desk CFVR Abbotsford 1978; studio technician CJVB Vancouver 1978; morning host CKAY Duncan 1979; p.m. drive CJAZ-FM/ jazz music director CKKS-FM Vancouver 1979-86; freelance broadcaster/ writer/ voice talent 1986-96; freelance news desk CKBD 1996-2008/ CJJR-FM Vancouver 1996-2011; freelance CHQM-FM/ CFUN AM/ CFTE/ CKST Vancouver 2004-16; mostly retired current

Aleta Wilson - Click to enlarge Aleta Wilson - Afternoon host/ Music Director CHET-FM Chetwynd BC 2006; promotions department Corus Entertainment Vancouver 2006-07; morning host CHMJ and traffic/ weather CKNW Vancouver 2006-12; traffic reporter/ producer Canadian Traffic Network Vancouver 2013-15; announcer Corus Entertainment Vancouver 2014-15; traffic reporter CKWX Vancouver 2015-16; Freelance Dialogue Editor Vancouver 2016-current; Business Affairs Two 4 The Money Media Vancouver 2016-current; Producer Half A Dozen Hospitality Podcast Vancouver 2018-19.  LinkedIn profile

Ben Wilson - Click to enlarge Ben Wilson - All-night CKST Vancouver 1998; BCIT Broadcast Program graduate 2001; news anchor CKWX Vancouver 2001-21

Bob Wilson - CFUN Vancouver 1974-76

Chris Wilson - Click to enlarge Chris Wilson - TV production diploma BCIT 1973; on air CKQR Castlegar BC 1971; production assistant/ operator/ late night newscasts/ live inserts CKNW Vancouver 1971-74 including Captain Chris on Flightacular CKNW 1973; Educational Media production BCIT 1974-83; corporate videos/ communications consultant/ instructor BC Telephone Co. 1985-94; instructor BCIT 1994-current; professor Kwantlen Polytech University 1995-current; communications consultant current.  LinkedIn profile

Don Wilson CKDA Victoria - Click to enlarge Don Wilson - Announcer CKNW New Westminster 1944; CKMO Vancouver 1947; CKDA Victoria 1952; talk show host CKLG Vancouver 1950s; CHUB Nanaimo 1968

Ed Wilson - Click to enlarge
Ed Wilson - News CJOR Vancouver circa 1968

George Wilson - Click for recent photo George Wilson - Started career on Canadian Prairies; CJVI Victoria; news CJOR Vancouver 1960s; news including long-time City Hall reporter CBC Radio Vancouver early 1970s-92; one of original founders and backers of Vancouver Media Club; retired to Green Lake BC and served as chief of Watch Lake-North Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department until 2007.  Died January 26, 2013 at 100 Mile House BC at age 85

John Wilson - Click to enlarge John Wilson - Voice of national TV commercials 1960s; news reader/ fill-in talk show host CJOR Vancouver 1970s; production manager/ p.m. drive news CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1988-89; retired from radio

Kasey Wilson - Click to enlarge Kasey Wilson - Award winning food and travel writer; food editor Wine Access magazine current; editor Best Places Vancouver current; co-host Best of Food and Wine CFUN Vancouver 1997-2009 and CISL Vancouver 2010-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Kent Wilson - Click to enlarge Kent Wilson - BCIT Broadcast Graduate (Radio) 1995; CKGR/ CKIR Golden BC 1995; CKZZ-FM/ CISL Vancouver 1995; announcer/ music director Central Island Broadcasting (CKWV-FM/ CHWF-FM Nanaimo/ CIBH-FM Parksville/ CKLR-FM Courtenay) 1995-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Mike Winlaw - Click to enlarge Mike Winlaw - Host Hourglass CBC-TV Vancouver 1970-76; co-host Vancouver Show CKVU-TV Vancouver 1976; Vancouver host Summer Magazine CBC-TV network 1982; actor First Blood 1982, The Accused 1988, The Fly II 1989, Jennifer Eight 1992 and TV series MacGyver.  Died in Kelowna September 29, 2014 at age 76  

Jeff Winskell - Click to enlarge Jeff Winskell - Writer/ producer CKWV-FM/ CHWF-FM Nanaimo/ CIBH-FM Parksville/ CKLR-FM Courtenay 2002-03; show producer CISL/CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2005-08; Music Director/ swing CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2008-12; Assistant Regional Brand Director Astral Media Inc./ Bell Media Kelowna 2012-14; PD Bell Media St. Catharines/ Niagara ON 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile  

Ross Winters - Click to enlarge Ross Winters - CKDA Victoria 1980s; assistant Program Director/ Music Director CKLG/ CFOX-FM Vancouver 1986-89; PD CITI-FM Winnipeg 1989-93; PD CKNG-FM/ CHED Edmonton 1993; PD CFMI-FM Vancouver 1993-2003; PD CFOX-FM Vancouver 2001-03; National Director of Programming Corus Radio based in Vancouver 2003-08; PD CFNY-FM Toronto 2008-13; Format Captain alternative/ mainstream rock Corus Entertainment Toronto 2011-13; President Ross Winters Media Toronto 2014-current; Director of Programming The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile

David Wisdom - Click for larger photo David Wisdom - CBC Radio Vancouver 1977-2008 including host Nightlines 1987-97; co-host (with Leora Kornfeld) Radiosonic Saturday Night; host Pearls of Wisdom and Radio On CBC Radio Two to 2008

Richard Wolak - Click to enlarge
Richard Wolak - Partner/ Sales Manager Marbles Activewear Inc 1985-88; Partner/ Sales Manager Zipitti Clothing Corporation 1990-94; VP Sales & Marketing Arelco Promotional Group Inc 1994-2010; Editor & Publisher 2001-11; Director of Sales 2010-current; Editor & Publisher 2009-current; Editor & Publisher 2009-current; Founder CMI Chat Media Inc Vancouver 2010-current; Co-Host Food Glorious Food podcast Vancouver 2014-current; Host the Best and the Foodiest CKNW Vancouver 2016-20; Host IG LIVE @vanfoodster 2020-current. Website  LinkedIn profile

Dale Wolfe - Click to enlarge Dale Wolfe - Graduate Bob Layton School of Broadcasting Edmonton; CFGP Grande Prairie 1979-80; afternoon drive CKRA-FM Edmonton 1986-93; sports/ weather anchor Global TV Edmonton 1987-94; program director CKBD Vancouver 1994-96; program director CJCA Edmonton 1996-97; mornings CKBD 1997-2000; weekend mornings then afternoon drive CHQM-FM Vancouver 2000-13; actor; filmmaker; award winning screenwriter; partner Stogies Entertainment Vancouver 2009-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Michael Woloshen - Click to enlarge Michael G. Woloshen - BCIT Broadcast; Associate Producer Delta Cable TV 1977-80; writer/ producer CHEK-TV Victoria 1980-current; host A La Carte cooking show 1984; late movie host Reel Guy 1985; variety performer/ producer Highband BCTV Vancouver/ CHEK-TV 1989; co-writer childrens show Foufouli Knowledge Network Vancouver/ CHEK-TV/ BCTV early 1990s; creator/ producer Home Check with Shell Busey BCTV/ CHEK-TV 1995- 2003; line producer Canadian Biker TV 1997; multiple CanPro/ TVB/ BCAB awards; CAB Quarter Century Club 2002; Co-Producer/ Director Design District; Co-Producer/ Director Cooking on the Coast; Director/ Co-producer Family Matters with Judge Harvey Brownstone; Co-Producer Chek Around and TREND; Director The Wealthy Life with Sybil Verch; Director of Creative Services CHEK-TV current; son of broadcaster Andy Walsh.  LinkedIn profile

Tommy Wolski - Click for larger photo Tommy Wolski - Former jockey; host Horse Talk CJOR Vancouver 1970s; horse racing show CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1980s; host Sport of Kings cable TV and CKVU-TV Vancouver 1990s; Hoss Talk columnist The Province 1995-2015; Jockey Club of Canada Sovereign Award Outstanding Film/ Video/ Broadcast 1998 & 2001; inducted into B.C. Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2014 & Canadian Thoroughbred Society Hall of Fame 2016. Died in Naples, FL January 20, 2020 at age 79

Canede Wong - Click to enlarge Canede Wong - Weekly home improvement program CJVB Vancouver; daily drop-in home improvement ideas program CJVB current; Chinese commercial voice of Home Depot CJVB current; Instructor Electronics Technical Program British Columbia Institute of Technology 1985-2015 (retired).  LinkedIn profile 

Denise Wong - Click to enlarge Denise Wong (now Denise Hayes-McCoy) - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2008; reporter Street Cents Vancouver 2001-04; reporter/ anchor CKFR Kelowna 2007-10; CKWX Vancouver web editor/ reporter 2010-12 and Managing Editor Web and New Media 2012-22; Communications Advisor BC Hydro Vancouver 2022-curent.  LinkedIn profile 

Eileen Wong - Columbia School of Broadcasting graduate; traffic reporter CKO-FM-4 Vancouver circa 1984; traffic reporter CIOF Vancouver mid 1980s; communications liaison British Columbia School Superintendents Association Vancouver current

Jennie Wong - Click for enlargement at age 17 Jennie Wong - Won Vancouver Sun contest for a radio show, judged by a panel including New York DJ Freddie Robbins, Frank Sinatra and orchestra leader Claude Thornhill, Jennie's Juke Joint half-hour Saturday afternoons CKMO Vancouver 1948; considered to be first Chinese-Canadian and first female DJ in Canada; morning weather CBC Edmonton; theatrical and TV make-up CBC Edmonton for 25 years. Died in Edmonton June 2, 2011 at age 79

Wesla Wong - Click to enlarge Wesla Wong (Wesla English) - Criminology/ communications Simon Fraser University; marketing/ community relations Capilano University 2005-07; producer Shaw Communications 2006-07; announcer Jim Pattison Broadcast Group 2006-08; community reporter CHBC-TV Kelowna 2007-08; weather anchor then Meteorologist Global Television Vancouver 2008-13; Meteorologist CHBC-TV Kelowna 2013-18; Meteorologist Silver Star Mountain Resort 2013-current; Meteorologist Kelowna 2013-current; Meteorologist Big White Ski Resort 2014-18; Meteorologist KelownaNow 2018-current.  LinkedIn profile

Treena Wood - Click to enlarge Treena Wood - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 1995; CHBC-TV Kelowna 1995; news CJJR-FM Vancouver 1995-96; news reader/ editor CKWX Vancouver 1996-current including News Director 2010-16 and National Format Director - News Rogers Radio 2016-17; News Director CBC Vancouver 2018-21; Senior Communications Specialist Teck Resources Limited Vancouver 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile 

John Woodbridge - aka Jay Woods; CHOW Welland ON; mid mornings CFCP Courtenay 1963-64; on-air and PD CJJC Langley mid 1960s; CKPR Thunder Bay; p.m. drive/ mornings CFTR Toronto 1971-73; CKEY Toronto 1979; PD CHQT Edmonton 1980-81.  1979 CKEY Audio courtesy

Shane Woodford - Click to enlarge Shane Woodford - BCIT Broadcast journalism graduate 2009; reporter/ editor CBC Television Vancouver 2009; anchor/ reporter CHNL Kamloops 2009-11; Research Room Supervisor 2010 Winter Olympics NBC Sports Vancouver 2010; anchor/ reporter/ fill in talk show host CKNW Vancouver 2011-16; News Director CHNL Kamloops 2016-19; moved to Denmark; contract Communications Specialist Interreg North Sea Programme Viborg, Middle Jutland, Denmark 2022.  LinkedIn profile 

Kristin Woodhouse - Click to enlarge
Kristin Woodhouse - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 2011; news CJFC Kamloops 2010; news CJSU-FM Duncan 2011-12; news anchor/ web desk CKWX Vancouver 2012-current

Hayley Woodin - Click to enlarge
Hayley Woodin - Journalism Honours BA Kwantlen Polytechnic University Surrey 2013; Sales Associate Genex Development Surrey 2011-13; Ambassador then Media Specialist Kwantlen Polytechnic University 2010-13; Freelance Journalist Glacier Media Inc. Vancouver 2014-16; Media Fellow Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada 2017-18; Co-Host/ Producer Business in Vancouver Show CIRH-FM Vancouver 2016-18; Multimedia Journalist Business in Vancouver 2016-21 and Executive Editor 2021; pursuing Masters Degree in Journalism at Columbia Journalism School New York 2021-current.  LinkedIn profile

"The Woodman" John Woodlock - Click to enlarge John Woodlock - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; operator CKNW Vancouver 1989-91; part time/ swing CKIQ Kelowna summer 1990; CKCQ Quesnel Apr-Oct 1991; part time then swing CKIQ Kelowna Oct 1991-Oct 1995, p.m. drive CFFM-FM Williams Lake Oct 1995-Oct 1996; as The Woodman overnight/ swing/ morning fill-in CKZZ-FM Vancouver and as John Woodlock CISL Vancouver 1997-99; as The Woodman: middays CKIK-FM Calgary 1999-2000; evenings/ swing CKFM-FM Toronto 2000-03; as John Woodlock swing CIDC-FM Toronto 2003-07; freelance voice acting PN Agency Toronto current; part time swing CHUM-FM Toronto 2007-current

Rita Woodman - Click to enlarge Rita Woodman - CKLG Vancouver 1984; CKNW New Westminster; CFOX-FM Vancouver; host Vancouver Show CKVU-TV Vancouver; CHUM Toronto; CKXL Calgary; CFMI-FM Vancouver; actor/ singer/ voiceovers Vancouver current.  Voice 123 biography

Steve Woodman - Click for CKUA and WNBC Woodman & Rich photos Steve Woodman (Stephen Francis Woodman) - Announcer CKUA Edmonton late 1940s-early 1950s; CJCA Edmonton 1955; CFRN Edmonton; CFCF Montreal; announcer/ narrator CBC Montreal 1956-58 including voice of Miss Juggs, narrator In The Story Book 1957 and host Stevie-O 1958; host The J. Fred Muggs Show WNTA-TV Newark NJ 1959; with co-host Keith Rich: Woodman & Rich mornings CKWX Vancouver 1960-61, p.m. drive CKEY Toronto 1961-62 and WNBC New York 1962-63; guest host/ performer The Popeye Show WPIX-TV New York 1960; late night WINS New York 1965; KFWB Los Angeles 1965; TV show host and first Ronald McDonald Los Angeles; KDAY Santa Monica CA 1968; p.m. drive CKWX 1969-73; original cast member Dr. Bundolo's Pandemonium Medicine Show CBC Radio Vancouver 1972-74; severely injured in motor vehicle accident in Delta BC in 1974.  Died in Vancouver March 13, 1990 at age 62

Jeff Woods - Click to enlarge Jeff Woods - Graduate two-year radio course Fanshawe College London ON 1985; CFRQ-FM Halifax 1985-87; owner Disc Works Toronto 1988-91; helped launch CFBR-FM Edmonton 1992-95; Sony Music Canada 1995-97; middays then Music Director/ Assistant PD CILQ-FM Toronto 1997-2003; PD/ Music Director CFMI-FM/ CFOX-FM Vancouver 2003-05; host syndicated Legends of Classic Rock CFMI-FM 2004-current; programming and content director Corus Radio Interactive Toronto 2005-current; VT Electric Brunch weekends CFMI-FM Vancouver current; p.m. drive CFGQ-FM Calgary 2012-current

Susan Woods - Click to enlarge
Susan (Fisher) Woods - Editor BCTV Vancouver 1974-76; reporter CKWX Vancouver 1976-82 except CKO-FM Vancouver circa 1980; reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver 1982-89; moved to Victoria 1989; publisher Moss Rock Review 1999-2012; producer/ host local history program Remember When CFAX Victoria 2003-10; finalist Victoria Women of Distinction Award 2004; recipient BC Heritage Preservation Communications Award 2006; candidate for Victoria City Council 2008; died in Victoria July 20, 2019 at age 66

John Woodward - Click to enlarge
Jon Woodward - Bachelor of science/ mathematics University of BC 2005; reporter The Glove and Mail 2005-06; producer The Pig Farm 2006-10; reporter Vancouver Sun 2007; investigative reporter CTV British Columbia 2007-current; Canadian Student Press Freedom Award 2005; Jack Webster fellowship 2009; two Edward R. Murrow Awards 2011; Gemini Award for Best Editorial Research 2011.  LinkedIn profile

Cory Woron - Click to enlarge Cory Woron - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate 1996; sports reporter CKNW Vancouver late 1990s; sports anchor Global Television Winnipeg 1998; public address announcer Manitoba Moose 1999-2000; Vancouver stringer Sports Radio ESPN and WFAN New York; host weekend edition Sportscentre TSN Toronto 2000-24.  LinkedIn profile

Lisa Wu - Click to enlarge Lisa Wu - Fairchild Media Vancouver 2004; reporter Channel M/ OMNI Vancouver 2006-13; Vancouver-based host/ reporter Phoenix TV current. 

Steve Wyatt 1999 - Click for recent photo Steve Wyatt - Reporter then producer Weekend News Hour BCTV Vancouver 1978-89; news producer CKVU-TV Vancouver 1989-94; senior news producer BCTV 1994-98; News Director BCTV 1998-2001; Editor in Chief Global National and Manager BC Operations BCTV Global Vancouver 2001-03; Senior VP News and Information Global TV 2003-08; partner Prime Time Communications and Consulting Inc. 2008-current; recipient Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award 2008

Max Wyman - Click for larger photo Max Wyman - Began career in journalism Northamptonshire (UK) Evening Telegraph at age 14; editor/arts critic/ feature writer London newspapers/ magazines 1960-67; music/ dance critic Vancouver Sun 1968-79; writer British Columbia columns for Opera Canada 1968-76 and Canada Music Book 1970-75; contributing editor Performing Arts in Canada 1973; reviewer/ commentator national CBC radio/ TV Vancouver starting 1975; columnist/ dance/ theatre critic/ books editor Vancouver Province starting 1980; award of merit Community Arts Council Vancouver 1987; author The Royal Winnipeg Ballet: The First 40 Years 1978, Dance in Canada 1989, and Evelyn Hart: An Intimate Biography 1991; inducted into Order of Canada 2001; elected Mayor of Lions Bay BC 2005

Kimberly Wynn - Click to enlarge
Kimberly Wynn - Journalism graduate Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT); CHED Edmonton; Global TV Lethbridge; Shaw TV Edmonton; traffic reporter CTV Edmonton 2013-16; traffic reporter CTV Vancouver 2016-17; with husband Chris co-owner Plaid Collar Films Edmonton 2017-current; CTV Morning Live Edmonton 2020-current. 

Moira Wyton - Click to enlarge
Moira Wyton - University of British Columbia Bachelor’s Degree, Political Science and International Relations 2019; multimedia journalist Edmonton Journal 2019-20; freelance contributor VICE Canada Edmonton 2019-20; health reporter The Tyee Vancouver 2020-23; reporter/ Associate Producer CBC Vancouver 2023-current.  LinkedIn Profile

Angele Yanor - Click for larger photo Angele Yanor - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; CBC Radio; writer/ director Discovery Channel 1997; Vancouver Sun singles columnist 2001-04; CFUN Vancouver talk show host; CHMJ Vancouver talk show host 2003-04

Frances Yap - Click to enlarge
Frances Yap - Anchor/ reporter CKWX Vancouver 2021-current

Vanessa Ybarra - Click to enlarge
Vanessa Ybarra - BCIT Broadcast journalism graduate 2010; camera assistant Olympic Broadcasting Services Vancouver 2009-10; weekend anchor CKQC-FM Abbotsford/ CKSR-FM Chilliwack 2009-10; web/ magazine writer BC Homes Magazine 2011-current; weekend traffic reporter/ overnight anchor CKWX Vancouver 2011-13; freelance web and magazine writer BC Homes Magazine Vancouver 2011-13; Community Host Novus Entertainment Inc. Vancouver 2012-13; Producer Shaw Communications Merritt BC 2013-15; video journalist/ host Shaw Communications Squamish 2015-16; reporter/ weekend news anchor CFJC-TV Kamloops 2016-18; Marketing Specialist/ Content Creator/ fill-in host then midday host CISF-FM Surrey 2018-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Hal Yerxa CKDA early 1950s - Click for more recent photo courtesy Canadian Communications Foundation Hal Yerxa - Announcer CJRM Regina 1937; CBC Radio Toronto circa 1940; CKCK Regina; host Uncle Hal and Jo-Jo the Parrot children's program/ News Director CJCA Edmonton circa 1947; Program Director CKRD Red Deer AB circa 1949; talk show host Telopinion CKDA Victoria early 1950s; morning host CKNW New Westminster early 1950s; founder CFCW Camrose 1953; founder CKRA-FM Edmonton 1979; founder CHRK-FM Kamloops 1984; Canadian Association of Broadcasters Half-Century Club 1987; retired 1989; CAB Broadcast Hall of Fame inductee 1992.  Died April 12, 1997 at age 76.  CCF biography 

Lien Yeung - Click to enlarge
Lien Yeung - Criminology/ Communications degree Simon Fraser University; content manager Blink Media Works Vancouver 2007-09; retail marketing coordinator Rogers Communications Richmond 2009; communications officer CBC/ Radio-Canada Vancouver 2009-11; senior communications officer CBC/ Radio-Canada Vancouver 2011-13; weather and community host  CBC/ Radio-Canada Vancouver 2013-15; CBC Halifax 2015; CBC Toronto 2015-17; News Anchor/ Reporter CBC Vancouver 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile  

Elaine Yong - Click to enlarge Elaine Yong - Journalism graduate Ryerson Polytechnic University Toronto 1995; intern CHUM-TV Toronto; reporter/ editorial assistant CHUM/ WIC Parliament Hill Bureau Ottawa 1995-96; reporter/ fill-in anchor CBC Regina 1996; reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver 1996-99; CBC Regina; A-Channel Calgary 1999-2000; consumer specialist CityPulse News Citytv Vancouver 2001-06; consumer affairs reporter Global BC 2006-current and health specialist 2013-15; Senior Communications Specialist Media Relations Providence Health Care Vancouver 2015-current; Canadian Institutes for Health Research Journalism Award 2012; RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award Regional 2007; RTNDA Dave Rogers Award Large Market 2011.  LinkedIn profile 

Milton York - Click to enlarge
Milton York - CJOR Vancouver; news CKWX Vancouver circa 1970; as Jason Canaan disco show host CKDA Victoria; production CJJC Langley 1977; production manager CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1983; promo voice/ technical CHEK-TV Victoria.  Died February 26, 2012 in Delta at age 66

Jina You - Click for larger photo Jina You - BA Communications Simon Fraser University Burnaby 1990; reporter Maple Ridge News 1987-91; producer/ reporter Metro News Radio Hong Kong 1991-93; producer/ reporter/ host Television Corporation of Singapore 1993-96; reporter/ anchor CTV British Columbia 1998-2013 and weekend news anchor CTV News at Six and CTV News at 11:30 weekend edition 2010-13; communications director Magnolia Marketing Communications Vancouver 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile

Alan Young (CBC photo) - Click for 2006 photo Alan Young - Originally Angus Young, radio/ TV/ stage/ movie comedian; scripted and starred in weekly show Signal Carnival/ news broadcaster/ assistant to program director Dick Diespecker CJOR Vancouver 1937-40; producer Stag Party CBC Vancouver 1940-42; CBC Toronto 1942-44; comedy shows New York and Hollywood 1944-47; The Alan Young Show CBS-TV 1949-54; actor Clarence, Magic 1946, Androcles and The Lion 1953, The Time Machine 1960, TV series Mr. Ed 1960-65, The Ren and Stimpy Show 1991 and Time Machine: The Journey Back 1993.  Died May 19, 2016 in Los Angeles at age 96

Alexander Young - Click for larger photo
Alexander Young - Journalist/ radio reporter; copy boy then later senior reporter The Vancouver Sun 1947-1950s; resided in Victoria 1954-59 and 1966-69 and Ottawa 1959-64; served in Ottawa Press Gallery covering national political scene; reporter CHQM and CJOR Vancouver 1960s; reporter Vancouver Province/ retired 1990; tuba, trumpet and base guitar player with Delta Music Makers 2000s; died in Richmond December 2, 2015 at age 86

Jim Young - Click to enlarge Jim Young - Running back and wide receiver Minnesota Vikings 1965-66 and BC Lions 1967-79; nicknamed Dirty Thirty for aggressive playing style and jersey number; CFL's most outstanding Canadian 1970 & 72; sports contributor CKNW New Westminster 1970s; subject of book Dirty 30 written by sports writer Jim Taylor 1974; member Canadian Sports Hall of Fame, Canadian Football Hall of Fame, British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame and Queen's University Football Hall of Fame; voted member of BC Lions All-Time Dream Team 2003; voted to Honour Roll of CFL's top 50 players of league's modern era by TSN 2006      

Jim Yount CJIB Vernon - Click for larger photos Jim Yount - Started career at age 13 filing records then on air CJIB Vernon 1964; CKOV Kelowna 1967; CFAC Calgary 1968-69; CKVN Vancouver 69-70; CJIB 1970; read first newscast CKIQ Kelowna 1971-73; CKXR/ CKCR Salmon Arm/ Revelstoke 1973-74; CKIQ 1974-76; Broadcast Journalism program head BCIT 1983-88; news/ legislative reporter CKNW New Westminster 1984-88; Radio Netherlands Worldwide (English) 1989-91; freelance commercial voice MultiVoice International spots for Coca Cola, Mercedes, GE, Warner Brothers etc. 1989-97; operator of The Sidewalk Superintendent blog Kaslo BC.  Died November 30, 2014 in Kaslo at age 64 

Liza Yuzda - Click to enlarge
Liza Yuzda - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 2008; news CHQT Edmonton 2008-10; CKNW Vancouver morning show producer 2010-12 and reporter anchor 2012-19; Victoria Legislative Bureau reporter CKWX Vancouver 2019-current.  LinkedIn profile    

Leanne Yuzwa - Click to enlarge Leanne Yuzwa - Operator then news desk/ reporter CKNW Vancouver 1990s-2006; bantam weight boxer current

Darya Zargar - Click to enlarge
Darya Zargar - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2019; Intern CKNW and CBC Vancouver 2018; writer Global News Vancouver 2019-current; reporter/ anchor CKNW 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile

Frederic Zalac
Frédéric Zalac - National television documentary reporter specializing in science and investigative reporting The National and Radio-Canada’s Enquête and Découverte CBC Vancouver 1994-current; multiple award winner including Jack Webster Award - Best Feature: Television 2009.  LinkedIn profile 

Viviana Zanocco _ Click to enlarge
Viviana Zanocco - Diploma of Associate in Communication Kwantlen College 1986;  news anchor CKOV/ CKLZ-FM Kelowna 1989-92; news anchor/ reporter CFAX Victoria 1992-95; news anchor/ reporter CKNW/ WIC Radio Network Vancouver 1995-2002; co-host BC Now on Knowledge Network 1998-2001; broadcast journalist Global TV Vancouver 2001-02; volunteer International Assocation of Business Communicators 2004-05; Senior Media Relations Officer Vancouver Coastal Health 2002-08; Senior Issues Management Advisor ICBC 2008-12; Media Relations Coordinator City of Vancouver 2013; Associate Producer CBC News Vancouver 2014; Government Relations and Public Affairs Manager Fortis BC Surrey 2014-17; Corporate Communications Manager BC Liquor Distribution Branch 2018-21; Volunteer Director Richmond Caring Place 2021-current; officially retired.  LinkedIn profile

Isabella Zavarise
Isabella Zavarise - Broadcast & Media Communications BCIT 2018; Intern Style Democracy Toronto 2012-13; Vice President Right To Play St. George Chapter U of T Toronto 2012-13; Social Media Manager Groundworks Firm Toronto 2015; Client Services Assistant CBRE Vancouver 2015-16; News Room Intern CKNW Vancouver 2017; On The Coast Intern CBC Vancouver 2018; Intern then reporter/ editor then Video Journalist CBC Prince Edward Island 2018-22; freelance videographer CTV Vancouver 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile

Shelley Zavitz - Click to enlarge
Shelley Zavitz - Graduate Mohawk College Hamilton ON 2001; copywriter CHWO Oakville ON 2000-03; Creative Director CFBT-FM Vancouver 2003-06; Creative Director CFTW-FM Whistler 2006-13; traffic coordinator Corus Radio cluster Vancouver 2007-08; Creative/ Production Director Astral/ BCE Radio group Vancouver 2008-13; launch copywriter CKEE-FM Whistler 2013; Creative Director Hamilton Media Group Vancouver 2013-current; Operations/ Program Director Roundhouse Radio Vancouver 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile  Website 

Kareen Zebroff - Click for larger photo Kareen Zebroff - Yoga teacher/ certified nutritionist/ holistic lecturer/ TV & film actor; started teaching Yoga at night-school in Vancouver 1968; author of numerous books on yoga 1974-2004; 16-year host Kareen’s Yoga And Nutrition show BCTV Vancouver and CTV network 1970s-80s; yoga columnist Common Ground Magazine 2002-03.  Kareen's website

Maggie Zelaya - Click to enlarge
Megally Zelaya - Graduate drama and English literature University of Manitoba; journalism master's degree University of British Columbia 2011; NBC correspondent Olympic Games Vancouver 2010; CBC foreign bureau London and writer/ reporter/ producer CBC Vancouver 2010-12; freelance international multimedia journalist 2012-current; features writer Rutgers University Newark NJ 2015-18; English second language teacher Maple Leaf Academy Calgary 2017-18; as Maggie Zelaya writer/ editor Aga Khan Museum Toronto 2018-current; writer Canada Council for the Arts 2022-current.  LinkedIn profile

"Oly the Joke Guy" Zeuch - Click for larger photo Oly Zeuch - Oly the Joke Guy CFOX-FM Vancouver 1996; weekends then afternoons then mornings CFMI-FM Vancouver 1996-2007; Sales Associate Greystone Promotional Products and Branded Apparel Port Kells/ Surrey 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Bowen Zhang - Click for larger photo Bowen Zhang - Graduate Beijing Broadcasting Institute and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; news anchor ZhuiHai TV Guangdong and Beijing Radio China; news anchor Macau satellite TV; Mandarin news anchor Channel M/ OMNI Vancouver current

Robert Zimmerman - Click to enlarge Robert Zimmerman - BCIT Broadcast program graduate; Global TV Vancouver; reporter/ news reader CBC Radio/ TV Vancouver 2004-current; RTDNA award for best large market radio newscast 2015.  LinkedIn profile 

Patrick Zulinov - Click to enlarge Patrick Zulinov - Promotions director/morning show producer and co-host CHTZ-FM St. Catharines, ON 1986-91; music director/ morning show producer and co-host CFBR-FM Edmonton 1991-93; manager of promotions, publicity, and artist relations for Western Canada, Sony Music Entertainment Vancouver 1993-2008; co-founder/ organizer The Music Therapy Ride Vancouver 2001-current; PD/ Music Director/ on air host Deja Noon & Music Notes CHHR-FM Vancouver 2008-12; Vice President/ Board of Directors Music Heals Charitable Foundation Vancouver 2012-current; Radio & Media Manager Mid West Region RPMpromotion Vancouver 2013-current; Director of Sync and Artist Development Hyvetown Music Inc. Vancouver 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile

David Zura - Click to enlarge
David Zura - Diploma Journalism and New Media St. Clair College Windsor ON 2006; Freelance Community Producer/ Host/ Editor Windsor 2009-11; Producer/ Reporter CogecoTV News Muskoka ON 2011-13; Producer/ Videojournalist/ Weekend Anchor Cogeco North Bay ON News 2013-15; Station 14 Kingston ON Videojournalist 2015-16 and Host & News Director 2016-17; Anchor/ Reporter CIRH-FM Vancouver 2017-18; Video Journalist CityNews Vancouver 2018-21; Video Journalist CityNews Toronto 2021-current.  LinkedIn profile 

Richard Zussman - Click to enlarge
Richard Zussman - Masters in broadcast journalism Syracuse University, Syracuse NY; covered New Hampshire Presidential Primary for NPR station KUAR Little Rock AR 2008; political reporter/ videographer Citytv Edmonton circa 2009-12; reporter QMI Agency current; video journalist SUN TV Vancouver current; voice of UBC Thunderbirds CITR-FM Vancouver current; reporter CBC Television Vancouver 2013-17; Online Reporter Global News Victoria 2018-current.  LinkedIn profile

John Zwolak aka Johnny Z - Click to enlarge
John Zwolak - As Johnny Z music library/ production/ on-air fill-in/ Seawatch/ remotes CKNW New Westminster late 1960s; production/ commercials CHQM Vancouver circa 1970; producer national and provincial award-winning commercials CFAX Victoria 1970-2010; retired 2010.  Died in Victoria January 25, 2013 at age 68

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