Friday, September 29, 2023

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: SAIT’s Garry Shepherd on shaping the next generation of broadcast engineers

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast, our guest is Garry Shepherd, an instructor in SAIT’s Broadcast Systems Technology Program, the last broadcast engineering program of its kind in Canada. We caught up with Shepherd at the Western Association of Broadcast Engineers conference in Calgary, to talk about shaping the next generation of broadcast engineers and some of the non-traditional places they’re landing.

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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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