Episodes

Dielectric President Keith Pelletier on Pylon Antennas for FM

April 13, 2022

Just in time for the 2022 NAB Show and the company’s 80th year in business, Dielectric President Keith Pelletier discusses the company's innovation to resolve bandwidth limitations with the FMP family of FM pylon antennas.

Clay St. Thomas & Karen Daniels

April 8, 2022

After more than two decades on-air together, Clay St. Thomas and Karen Daniels are ending an epic run co-hosting mornings on Pattison Media-owned JR Country (CJJR-FM) in Vancouver, going out on top as the #1 music station in…

NFT creator Wil Lee talks web3 and his IP deal with TIME Studios

March 28, 2022

Wil Lee, like a lot of us, was skeptical about NFTs when he first heard about them...but less than a year after creating his own NFT collection, the littles, the Vancouver entrepreneur has struck a deal with TIME Studios to …

Neill & Danya Dixon on Canadian Music Week's 40th anniversary milestone

March 19, 2022

With Canadian Music Week (CMW) making its in-person comeback June 11-16 in Toronto as the gathering that brings together music, business and broadcast, marks its 40th anniversary this year, we're joined on Broadcast Dialogue…

Global Edmonton's Gord Steinke

March 12, 2022

Gord Steinke, who just celebrated his 30th anniversary with Global News in Edmonton joins Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to talk about music, motorcycles and retaining his passion for telling stories.

Norm & Treana Rudoch selling Nipawin stations CJNE-FM and CITJ-FM

March 2, 2022

CJNE-FM The Storm and CITJ-FM Core Country owners Norm and Treana Rudoch join Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to talk about putting their Nipawin, SK stations up for sale after two decades as owner/operators.

CTV Vancouver's Ethan Faber on the struggle to return to civilized discourse

Feb. 26, 2022

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we welcome CTV Vancouver news director Ethan Faber, to talk about the realities of what it's like to be a beat reporter right now, how we got here, and the struggle to ret…

Carol Off reflects on 40 years of storytellling

Feb. 21, 2022

After an estimated 25,000 interviews, Carol Off leaves CBC Radio's As It Happens as its longest-serving host to move on to other projects. We're pleased to welcome Carol to this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast wh…

Jeff Vidler talks Joe Rogan, Spotify & the state of podcasting

Feb. 15, 2022

With the recent misinformation controversy around the Joe Rogan Experience that led Spotify to jettison more than 40 episodes of the podcast, Signal Hill Insights decided to dig deeper into the court of public opinion and so…

Candice Kaye, Billie Jo Ross & Julisa Ly on Rogers' AC reinvention in Calgary

Feb. 8, 2022

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we welcome Billie Jo Ross and Candice Kaye, along with Star 95.9 Calgary Content Director Julisa Ly on reimagining the Adult Contemporary format, putting another crack in …

Erin & Dave Trafford on making the leap to podcasting and Story Studio Network

Jan. 29, 2022

You probably know Dave Trafford and daughter Erin Trafford from their work in news/talk radio and television news, but the father-daughter duo is now part of the growing number of former media who've moved into podcasting, c…

Tieline's Jacob Daniluck on new codec technology

Jan. 26, 2022

In this sponsored episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, Tieline Technical Sales Associate Jacob Daniluck discusses The Gateway 4, a powerful DSP-based 1RU IP codec designed for live remote broadcasting applications, a…

Julie Adam on 'Imperfectly Kind' leadership

Jan. 15, 2022

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast we welcome Julie Adam, Head of News & Entertainment at Rogers Sports & Media, and first-time author to talk about her new book, Imperfectly Kind: Why Kindness Is The Must-H…

Digital experts James Wallace and Jeff Lush debate the state of broadcast

Dec. 18, 2021

On our year-end podcast for 2021, James Wallace, our outgoing in-house digital strategist and Jeff Lush, our incoming Director of Digital Media, debate the state of the industry, predictions for the New Year, and more.

Twitter Canada on 2021 and the evolution of social conversation

Dec. 11, 2021

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we talk to Twitter Canada "tweeps" Conor Clarance, Head of Sports Marketing, and Shay Thiyagarajah, Partnerships Manager, on the big year that was 2021 for the social plat…

Hilary Brown on new memoir 'War Tourist'

Dec. 3, 2021

We welcome Hilary Brown, ABC News' first female foreign correspondent, to this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to talk about her new memoir War Tourist, which documents a well-lived life as well as some of the ba…

Q101 Merritt's Roger White on a year of persevering through wildfires and water

Nov. 25, 2021

Q101 Merritt Program Director Roger White took time to speak to Broadcast Dialogue about weathering a year of wildfires and water, on top of the challenges of the pandemic.

Indo-Canadian broadcasting trailblazer Shushma Datt

Oct. 23, 2021

South Asian broadcasting trailblazer Shushma Datt will be recognized at the upcoming Jack Webster Foundation Awards with the 2021 Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award, which honours an exemplary B.C. journalism career.

WIFT-CC & Reel Families for Change on parental discrimination in the screen industries

Oct. 16, 2021

Women in Film and Television - Canada Coalition (WIFT-CC) in conjunction with Reel Families for Change, has released the results of its Family Care Report—a cross-Canada survey highlighting how the pandemic has compounded ch…

Michael Fraiman and Ellin Bessner from the CJN Podcast Network

Oct. 9, 2021

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 ta…

Dave Cadeau on the evolution of sports media

Oct. 1, 2021

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.

Dielectric Introduces AI-based FM Signal Pattern Verification

Sept. 29, 2021

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 …

International Podcast Day co-founder Dave Lee

Sept. 24, 2021

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 wantin…

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

Sept. 17, 2021

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 a…