Ratings and general radio info
Posted 23 September 2019 - 09:32 PM
Posted 11 February 2021 - 08:21 PM
Thanks to a tip from a friend at Puget Sound Radio I see Salt Spring Island may be on the verge of getting approval for its own community radio station courtesy of our overlords at the CRTC, which has determined the island can sustain a locally run radio outlet at this time. Apparently the commission has in fact received such an application from a local entity called the Gulf Islands Community Radio Society (GICRS):
Posted 11 February 2021 - 08:36 PM
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Posted 12 February 2021 - 12:17 AM
Posted 26 August 2021 - 10:15 PM
CKNW(Corus) cancels Micheal Campbell's moneytalks and Charles Adler.
moneytalks will continue as a podcast.
Posted 08 June 2022 - 04:54 PM
Long time Victorians - of a certain age naturally - who listened to Vancouver radio jocks in the 60's and 70's will probably remember Roy "the Real" Hennessey who passed away yesterday at age 80. Along with Hennessy when I was in my teens in the early 70's I listened like many south island teens to CFUN and CKLG, where Hennessy was a really Big Deal, along with Doc Harris (also CKLG) and my good pal Tom Jeffries (ex-CFUN, ex- CKNW among many other stations).
Tom is in process of becoming a published author detailing the heyday of AM radio in SW BC which should be out in the fall. Looking forward to that one. As he himself has said radio in particular has changed beyond all recognition since the advent of the WWW and streaming and online services, and very likely has seen its best days in the rear view mirror, so his account should have some great material in it for those of us in the over-55 crowd especially.
Posted 08 June 2022 - 07:37 PM
I bought a house from Rick Honey, who was a longtime CKNW personality.
Posted 08 June 2022 - 09:01 PM
/\ RH died very young in 2001, a big shock in the BC radio community at the time. I think Rick was only 52-3. Dad was at the service along with a boat load of ex-jocks, mostly the Vancouver crew. Good guy...!
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