Tag: Sign Offs

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

Sign Offs

Peter Ray (Rakobowchuk), 71, on Aug. 2, of cancer. After attending Loyola College, Ray started his radio career in 1970 working at commercial stations...

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Brett Dakin, 46, on July 17. After earning his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Guelph, Dakin went back to school in...

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Don Jackson, on July 12 of cancer. Jackson was a longtime broadcaster and host of syndicated evening radio show "Lovers and Other Strangers" which...

Former CAB president Michael McCabe passes away at age 82

Submitted by Howard Christensen, Publisher Emeritus, Broadcast Dialogue Michael McCabe, a powerful voice for the industry during his tenure as president and CEO of Canadian...

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Ray Orchard, 89, on June 19. Orchard’s radio career began at CJVI Victoria in the 1940s, while he was still a teenager. Orchard moved...

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Stuart Smith, 82, on June 10, following a two-year struggle with Lewy body dementia. A former president of the McGill University Student Society and...

Weekly Briefing

REVOLVING DOOR: Julie Adam has been upped to Senior Vice-President of Television & Broadcast Operations at Rogers Sports & Media, as Colette Watson prepares to...

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Greg Simpson, 71, on June 10, following a series of strokes. Simpson devoted his life to music early on, starting out managing local bands...

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  Richard Avery, 76, on May 31, in Oshawa, ON after a brief illness. Avery began his career with Broadcast News in 1960, at age 16,...

Weekly Briefing

REVOLVING DOOR: Julie Van Dusen has retired from CBC Ottawa after 37 years with the public broadcaster and three decades on Parliament Hill. She first...

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