Friday, June 2, 2023

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: Duncan Stewart, Director of Tech, Media and Telecom Research, Deloitte Canada

The theme of the Ontario Association of Broadcasters (OAB) recent Connection ’19 conference was ‘future-proofing’ and as such Duncan Stewart, Deloitte Canada’s director of Tech, Media and Telecom Research, kicked off the event with a snapshot of Deloitte’s annual Predictions report for the industry.

Among Stewart’s takeaways – radio’s resilience is undersold, VR headsets are a failure and wait for it — smart speakers are the ‘hula hoop of 2018.’

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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email -

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