I see that radio station CKNW is making some dramatic changes to its programming. Let me declare my interest. I worked for NW as a broadcaster for 19 years and I am very proud of the association. I still consider myself part of that CKNW that I always knew. I was very badly treated by […]
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My old radio station, CKNW is in a lot of trouble. Its ratings have fallen to the point where they are ridiculous. They are losing their online people, which is natural as time goes by, without any obvious replacements. There was a time when NW always had a farm team, as often as not employed […]
Posted in The Common Sense Canadian on Jul 2nd, 2013
It was ten years ago that I was unceremoniously dumped by CKNW, where I had been for 19 years – nearly 16 as the morning host. What does that have to do with an environmental web page? Modesty is not my long suit and I believe that had I stayed, the general public would have […]
Posted in The Common Sense Canadian on Nov 5th, 2012
How is the absence of environmental coverage in the media related to Shiral Tobin, who recently shared a Webster Award for “BEST FEATURE STORY – RADIO”? Simple – when Shiral was my producer on CKNW and later did the night show for them, ballsy radio was still in vogue. Before I go further, let me […]