Sign Offs

Sign Offs from Broadcast Dialogue, Canada’s broadcast industry publication of record.

Sign-Offs

  Pierre Martineau, 67, on Sept. 13. Martineau arrived at Radio-Canada Colombie-Britannique in 1971, spending 30 years as a reporter, anchor and host in Vancouver. Well-known...

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Rod Coneybeare, 89, on Sept. 5, Coneybeare, who was born in Belleville, ON, got his start as a teen appearing on CBC Radio. He went...

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  Kerry Stratton, 66, on Aug. 27. Growing up in Belleville, ON, Stratton’s interest in pursuing conducting was spurred by hearing Leonard Bernstein on the...

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Gord McDougall on Aug. 22. A 1990 graduate of the Radio and Television Broadcasting program at Algonquin College, McDougall started his radio career with Rideau...

Vancouver broadcaster Kerry Marshall succumbs to brain cancer

Vancouver broadcaster Kerry Marshall (Holley) has died after being admitted to hospital earlier this month with Stage 4 brain cancer. Marshall was a well-known morning...

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John Ansell, 93, on Aug. 16. Ansell started in radio part-time at CKOV Kelowna in 1940, following high school. After serving for a few years...

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Carmel Kilkenny, 62 on Aug. 13, after a brief battle with cancer. Kilkenny grew up in Toronto, but after a year living abroad in...

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Gil McCall, 83, on July 29, at Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake, BC. McCall was one of the original on-air personalities on CKCQ Quesnel,...

Revolving Door

Jordan Banks, former managing director of Facebook and Instagram Canada, will succeed the retiring Rick Brace as president of Rogers Media. Banks will take...

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John Harada, 65, on July 15. Harada worked at numerous stations over the span of a 35-year career, starting out in radio at his...
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