Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: Allan Waters Young Broadcaster of the Year Jenny West

Jenny West, one-half of the afternoon drive show on Pattison Media’s The Zone @ 91-3 (CJZN-FM) in Victoria, is this year’s Allan Waters Young Broadcaster of the Year, annually presented in memory of late programmer Steve Young.

West joined us on Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast in advance of Canadian Music Week in Toronto where she received her award during Radiodays North America.

In this episode, we cover everything from her podcasting and charity endeavours – which happen to intersect, to the importance of mental wellness, and why she believes we’re in control of the future of radio.

We also fangirl in this episode over 2021 Young Broadcaster of the Year Lauren Hunter, host of afternoons on Edmonton’s SONiC 102.9. Check out our 2021 interview with Lauren, here.

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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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