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News & Program Director
The challenge was to revitalize a radio station that had changed formats several times, and establish credibility with information programming on a limited budget. Our major feat was live, 24 hour programming for 18 days during the 1998 ice storm. At times we were broadcasting using candles and a stand-by generator for the transmitter. The station has since changed to an all-news format.

Program Director
Responsible for program and operations of Montreal’s largest English adult radio station. I also researched, wrote and did on-air presentation of daily Business Reports, and occasional announcing work. I’m particularly proud of Quebec’s first English language all-party political debate which I organized, involving the four Quebec party leaders at that time. Some program innovations I introduced are still used on air today. [Photo]

Program Director
I was the "idea" and "implement" Manager for all on-air programming in the station re-launch with talk programming. This included development and operations and development of the Montreal Canadiens radio network with the legendary Dick Irvin and Danny Gallivan, and Montreal Expos radio network with Duke Snyder and Dave Van Horne. Who says you can’t have fun with talk? We staged demonstrations, organized rallies and fund-raising events, and even snuck through security at Montreal City Hall to present then Mayor Jean-Drapeau with a live on-air birthday surprise! [Photo]

News Director
Responsible for launch of the news, talk and sports programming for this full-service radio station, owned by Standard Broadcasting. I also was involved in live coverage of the first Quebec referendum, and two national political leadership conventions.

I know radio, and what it takes to get coverage or plan ongoing live events. I’ve also been an on-air reporter in Montreal and Ottawa, covering the courts, politics at every level, major disasters, and historical events, including both Quebec referendums.


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