Episodes

October 09, 2021

Michael Fraiman and Ellin Bessner from the CJN Podcast Network

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we welcome Michael Fraiman, Executive Director of the Canadian Jewish News (CJN) Podcast Network, and journalist and author Ellin Bessner, the host of The CJN Daily, to talk about the publication's digital-first relaunch, its challenges, and the advantages of being niche media.

October 01, 2021

Dave Cadeau on the evolution of sports media

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we welcome sports media veteran Dave Cadeau to talk about the future of pro-sports media content and the ever-changing sports radio landscape.

September 29, 2021

Dielectric Introduces AI-based FM Signal Pattern Verification

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, David Rusch talks with Keith Pelletier, General Manager of Dielectric, about the ramifications of a proposed rule change for broadcasters in both the U.S. and Canada that paves the way for the first directional FM pattern verification rule change in 58 years — a rule change that passes the torch from physical to AI-driven simulated modeling.

September 24, 2021

International Podcast Day co-founder Dave Lee

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we talk to International Podcast Day co-founder Dave Lee on how you can take part - whether you're a listener looking to share your favourite shows - or a podcaster wanting to find a unique way to connect with your audience.

September 17, 2021

Headspinner Productions on adapting Hilarious House of Frightenstein as the cult kids' series turns 50

As cult kids' series Hilarious House of Frightenstein celebrates its 50th anniversary, Michelle Melanson and Ken Cuperus of Headspinner Productions talk to Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast about the debut of new pre-school adaptation Happy House of Frightenstein, and the responsibility of caretaking a Canadian pop culture institution.

September 11, 2021

NAB Show's Chris Brown on returning in-person in Las Vegas

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we talk to Chris Brown, the National Association of Broadcasters' Vice President and Managing Director of Global Connections and Events, on the challenges of staging the NAB Show in-person, Oct. 9-13, amid consistently changing health orders and what vendors and attendees, including those taking the show in virtually, can expect from this year's event.

September 01, 2021

NewTek Sales Engineer Chris Burgos on providing storytellers a voice through video

In this sponsored episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, NewTek Sales Engineer Chris Burgos talks about IP Video Technology and how it provides every storyteller a voice through video.

August 28, 2021

Seaside FM & the community radio legacy of Wayne Harrett

Wayne Harrett, who founded Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia community radio station Seaside FM in 2002, lost a lengthy battle with cancer earlier this month. This episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast is for anyone who has been told they don't have a voice for or a future in radio, because Harrett didn't let that stop him from starting and growing his own station, fuelled by his sheer passion for the medium.

August 14, 2021

Brother Jake Edwards & Gerry Forbes on radio, podcasting, and the cult of personality

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we welcome Brother Jake Edwards and Gerry Forbes to talk about where radio has been, where it's headed, and why they're betting on podcasting.

August 07, 2021

Jenn Kuzmyk & Liza Sardi on 'The Next Normal' for the screen industries

BANFF Executive Director and Playback publisher Jenn Kuzmyk and BANFF Content Director and Playback Editor Liza Sardi on recent BANFF Spark whitepaper "The Next Normal" and why despite ongoing uncertainty, this is an era of optimism for the Canadian screen industries.

July 24, 2021

Filmmaker & lawyer Joel Bakan on suing Twitter, corporate power and regulating big tech

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we talk with documentarian and lawyer Joel Bakan about his lawsuit against Twitter, corporate power, regulating big tech, and why he thinks Bill C-10 didn't go far enough.

July 17, 2021

Producer/Poet RC Weslowski on his love of spoken word

We welcome producer/poet RC Weslowski (aka Randy Jacobs) to this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to talk about his love for all things spoken word and audio, and his newly-released book of poetry "My Soft Response to the Wars."

June 25, 2021

Chris Kelly of Kelly&Kelly on podcasting and the future of creative audio

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we catch up with Kelly&Kelly creative content studio Co-founder and Creative Director Chris Kelly to talk about his creative journey, predictions on where podcasting is headed and what's in his current podcast "diet."

June 24, 2021

Brian Olson of Vizrt on visual storytelling in the remote production age

On this special, sponsored episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we talk to Brian Olson, Vizrt's Sales Director, U.S. Group Stations, about visual storytelling in the remote production age.

June 19, 2021

Vanessa Loewen of Animiki See Digital

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we welcome executive producer Vanessa Loewen of Animiki See Digital Production, to talk about bringing this year's Indigenous Day Live event, one of APTN's flagship broadcasts, to life and the importance of connecting audiences.

June 04, 2021

Inferno Pictures' Ian Dimerman on Big Sky Studios & Manitoba's film boom

Pre-Covid, Manitoba's film and television industry was booming. Ian Dimerman of Inferno Pictures is hoping to get some of that momentum back with the opening of Big Sky Studios later this year - a full service production hub located on a nine-acre property that was formerly the headquarters of disgraced fashion mogul Peter Nygard.

May 29, 2021

Todd Hoffman of Storied Media Group on the future of storytelling and transactional IP

Todd Hoffman, the founder and CEO of Storied Media Group joins Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to talk about the future of storytelling and transactional IP.

May 21, 2021

Susie Hedrick, CEO of vCreative

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, our publisher Shawn Smith talks with Susie Hedrick, CEO of vCreative, one of the industry’s leading broadcast workflow software providers.

May 17, 2021

Ross Video's Shawn Snider on the advantages of cloud-based solutions

The cloud allows for access from anywhere, flexibility, and scalability. Stuart Russell discusses cloud-based solutions with Shawn Snider, Ross Video VP for Production Workflow and Cloud Services.

May 15, 2021

Dean Blundell & Matt Cundill on deprogramming broadcasters for the podcast age

Dean Blundell and Matt Cundill join us on this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to talk about helping first-time podcasters and other former broadcasters transition their talents into the digital media space, and what they see as the path forward to new revenue streams for creators.

May 07, 2021

Farhan Mohamed of Overstory Media Group

Farhan Mohamed of new independent digital news publisher Overstory Media Group joins Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to talk about OMG's investment model and vision for the future of community journalism, and shares his own personal lessons learned from a decade in digital media.

May 01, 2021

CIMA President Andrew Cash on the Canadian music scene's uncertain future, Bill C-10 & more

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we welcome Andrew Cash to talk about taking the helm of the Canadian Independent Music Association as the Canadian music scene faces an uncertain future, the organization's push for a more flexible CanCon definition, and his take on controversial amendments to Bill C-10.

April 23, 2021

NABS' Louise Berube on helping the industry navigate the other pandemic: mental health

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast - NABS' Louise Berube talks about helping those in media, marketing and communications navigate the other pandemic: mental health.

April 16, 2021

Jeff Rechner of Voice Boy Productions

Los Angeles-based voiceover artist Jeff Rechner is our guest on Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast talking about the evolution of his voiceover career, why your own marketing is vital, and more.