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Independent radio pioneer Bill Evanov dead at 77

Bill Evanov, President and CEO of the Evanov Radio Group and Dufferin Communications, died on Friday. He was 77. The son of Bulgarian immigrants, Evanov's...

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Gary Michaels, 77, on Feb. 26. Born Gary Zahab, Michaels grew up on Ottawa’s Fairmont Avenue above the busy family business, George’s Corner Store....

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David Humiski, 65, on Feb. 5. Humiski grew up in Manitoba, moving to Toronto in 1982 where he was hired as a director at multicultural...

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Christie Blatchford, 68, on Feb. 12, of cancer. Blatchford was born in Rouyn-Noranda in northwestern Quebec, moving to Toronto with her family while in high...

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Kevin Horner, 60, suddenly on Feb. 2. A graduate of SAIT’s Class of 1987, Horner started with CTV Calgary (CFCN) part-time while still a...

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Christopher “Kit” Hood, 76, suddenly at his home in West Lawrencetown, NS, on Jan. 20. Hood emigrated to Canada from England in his mid-20s in...

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Tommy Wolski, on Jan. 20 in Naples, Florida. Wolski had a career as a jockey, starting in the U.S., and later was a well-known fixture...

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Ralph Lockwood on Jan. 12 in York, PA. Lockwood got his start in radio in his home state of Pennsylvania hosting a nightly polka show....

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Don Brown, 84, on Dec. 18. Brown had a 53-year broadcasting career, mostly with CBC Sports, producing and/or directing seven Summer Olympics, five Winter Olympics,...

Broadcasters We Lost In 2019

Remembered for their contributions to the broadcast industry *Printed here in order of their publication in Broadcast Dialogue's Weekly Briefing and including notices from Dec....

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