July 21, 2022
by FYI Staff

Warren Cosford recently wrote a column in his e-letter about the glory days of rock radio in Toronto, inspired by

Peter Shurman, photo supplied.
June 29, 2022
by Dave Charles

Peter Shurman is truly a rare broadcast talent in so many disciplines.  He was and still is fearless in taking on any task that comes his way.

Lee Cornell.
June 15, 2022
by Dave Charles

Lee Cornell has consulted radio around the world.  Most recently working at RAIN Media orchestrating some great industry seminars in person and

Radio seminar organizer Ross Davies.
June 14, 2022
by Doug Thompson

The first two days of Canadian Music Week (June 7th and 8th) were sessions on all things audio. The first day was live, in-person sessions with an enthusiastic group of broadcasters and podcasters. The keynote speaker was radio futurologist and podcaster James Cridland, who discussed Radio’s Bright Future: Ideas for Canada from Around the World. Pictured: radio seminar organizer Ross Davies.

June 9, 2022
by Jim Jj Johnston

Roy Norman Hennessy, the larger-than-life veteran radio broadcaster who got his start at CKOK in Penticton, died Tuesday in Toronto at the age of 8

June 7, 2022
by Sharon Taylor

Karen Steele is the 2022 Rosalie Award Winner – named in honour of Rosalie Trombley the legendary music director of CKLW. The Rosalie Award recognizes Canadian women who have blazed new trails in radio. Here she is interviewed by the well-loved and highly respected broadcaster Sharon Taylor.

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May 31, 2022
by Sharon Taylor

There is a system that’s similar in every company. When a line is crossed the campaign begins. Mediate, minimize, ask the victim to adapt, apologise, sweep under the rug, move them to another station, another market, assure staff all is well, and serve up more NDA’s.

John Derringer via YouTube
May 25, 2022
by David Farrell

Corus Radio’s executive and management teams are under public scrutiny after Q107 morning man John Derringer was called out by four former female colleagues for an alleged pattern of abusive verbal behaviour.

Image courtesy of Avonlea Blog.
May 24, 2022
by Dave Charles

This week I sent a Facebook salute to the ‘original’ cast of talents that started the life of Q107 fm Toronto on May 22nd, 1977.  I rece

Caroline Beasley, CEO Beasley Broadcast Group; James Cridland, Radio Futurist
March 16, 2022
by FYI Staff

Following a three-year absence, Canada’s foremost broadcasting conference is back, as part of CMW in Toronto, June 7 and 8. Expect over 20 sessions on all things audio, presented in a hybrid format and featuring such sector luminaries as Caroline Beasley and James Cridland (pictured).