Sign Offs

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

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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,...

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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...

Radio veteran John Harada passes away

Radio veteran John Harada, who had been helming the morning show at The New SRQ (WSRQ-AM) in Sarasota, Florida for the last eight months,...

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Harv Kroeker, 74, on June 30, of cancer. Kroeker was the longtime voice of news on Golden West Broadcasting’s Radio Southern Manitoba network, including CFAM...

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Sean McCann, 83, on June 13. Born in Windsor, ON, McCann studied to become a priest at St. Peter’s Seminary in London before deciding...

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Nonnie Griffin, 85, on June 7 in Toronto, of an aortic aneurysm. Griffin studied voice, speech and drama at the Royal Conservatory of Music, taking...

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Louis Potvin, 95, on June 2 in Squamish. Potvin left school at age 15 to follow his passion, finding a job at a local radio...

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Jocelyne Blouin, 68, on May 27, of cancer. Blouin started her career as a meteorologist with the Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) in 1974...
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