Dec. 7, 2018

Duff Roman - 2019 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award honouree

Duff Roman - 2019 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award honouree

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has announced that broadcast veteran Duff Roman will be awarded the 2019 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award for his ongoing contributions to the Canadian music industry. On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - the Podcast, we cover everything from Roman's meteoric rise to the head of the CHUM Radio Network, to his discovery of singer/songwriter David Clayton-Thomas, and the story behind DAB radio's failure in North America.


The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has announced that broadcast veteran Duff Roman will be awarded the 2019 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award for his ongoing contributions to the Canadian music industry. On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - the Podcast, we cover everything from Roman's meteoric rise to the head of the CHUM Radio Network, to his discovery of singer/songwriter David Clayton-Thomas, and the story behind DAB radio's failure in North America.