About Broadcast Dialogue

Broadcast Dialogue is Canada’s broadcast industry publication of record. The Weekly Briefing from Broadcast Dialogue is distributed by controlled circulation every Thursday.

Founded in 1992 by Howard Christensen, Broadcast Dialogue is considered required reading in Canada’s broadcast industry. Momentum Media Marketing Inc. acquired the publication in 2016.

Prestigious awards presented to Broadcast Dialogue have come from the Central Canada Broadcast Engineers (CCBE), the Western Association of Broadcast Engineers (WABE), the Atlantic Association of Broadcasters (AAB), the Ontario Association of Broadcasters (OAB), the Western Association of Broadcasters (WAB), the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters (BCAB) and the Radio-Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).

The Broadcast Dialogue Team

SHAWN SMITH, Publisher
Shawn is the founder of Momentum and is a veteran media and marketing strategist. He’s worked with a multitude of media brands, assisted in their transition to digital, and fortified their presence in the marketplace.

howardHOWARD CHRISTENSEN, Editor Emeritus
Howard founded Broadcast Dialogue in 1992, first as a fax newsletter and then magazine, e-publication, and website. Throughout, Howard and Ingrid Christensen have built an amazing legacy of credibility, integrity, and trust.

CONNIE THIESSEN, Reporter and Editor
Connie is a 20-year reporter, editor, anchor and host. 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.

jamesT21JAMES WALLACE, Director of Digital
James is a highly sought-after interactive strategist, advisor, and thought-leader who is widely known for his programming and interactive design. James constantly researches tech and designs digital ecosystems.

frenchieTCHRISTIAN LIND, Art Director
Christian (aka Frenchie) is an award-winning creative who has provided consultation for the likes of Microsoft and MTV, served as a PROMAX/BDA awards judge, and is a voting member of the Directors Guild of America.

KRISTY SCOTT, Senior Account Executive
Kristy is a senior marketing and media account executive with a long track record of success at industry leading publications, most recently with RTK Media, In3Media, and a remarkable 17-year run with Radio & Records.

michael2MICHAEL OLSTROM, Account Executive
Michael is a media and marketing veteran. He has evolved and grown large-scale multi-brand broadcast operations and is perfectly positioned to help businesses leverage new marketing and technologies for success.

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