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).

Image courtesy of Meet the Dealer.
January 25, 2022
by External Source

Dave Charles and Lee Abrams are legends in radio worldwide or, as Dave describes, "salty old dogs".

Rosalie with Bob Seger and Bruce Springsteen.
November 28, 2021
by Doug Thompson

Last week we reported on the death of Rosalie, but she was such an extraordinary woman that we felt it necessary to include a follow-up story a

Allan with celebrated CFRB morning man Wally Crouter.
September 29, 2021
by Doug Thompson

What was it about Allan Slaight’s influence that those of us who worked for him (and even some who didn’t) were inspired to do things well beyond our own self-imposed limitations? Simply put, Allan Slaight was a born leader as well as a daring innovator and entrepreneur. 

Photo credit: Christina Gapic.
September 21, 2021
by Nick Krewen

(John) Allan Slaight, media mogul, billionaire philanthropist, and founder of Standard Broadcasting Corporation Limited, once Canada’s largest priv

May 26, 2021
by Bill King

Known online as Toronto Mike'd, this prolific indie podcast wizard profiles personalities from a variety of fields, including sports, music and radio. Learn more about him in Bill King’s latest FYI podcast.

May 5, 2021
by Bill King

The year was 1976 when Frank Sinatra brings Jerry Lewis’s former partner Dean Martin onstage, unannounced, at the 1976 Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon in

March 3, 2021
by Bill King

I’m working through the final chapters of Talk, Vol.

Pic courtesy of BBC
December 10, 2020
by External Source

Consultant David Bray does the honours again with an out-of-the-gate analysis of the latest radio measurement rankings that were released on We

December 9, 2020
by Nick Krewen

No matter how hard he tried, Cliff Dumas couldn't pass the Buck.