Episodes

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.

April 09, 2021

CJF Lifetime Achievement Award honouree Dan David

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we welcome Canadian Journalism Foundation Lifetime Achievement honouree Dan David to talk about his journalism journey, why the Oka crisis was a personal turning point, and inspiring the next generation of Indigenous journalists.

April 03, 2021

Steven Kerzner & Ed the Sock talk crowdfunding for 'NewMusicNation'

NewMusicNation is the brainchild of Steven Kerzner and his alter ego - MuchMusic and cable tv icon Ed the Sock - an online music video channel that would capture the spirit of Much in its heyday with a focus on emerging Canadian talent.

March 27, 2021

Daniel Cruz of Liquid Media Group on the convergence of digital entertainment

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we talk to Daniel Cruz, co-founder and CFO of Vancouver-based Liquid Media Group about the convergence of all things digital entertainment and why he believes all facets of the industry need to embrace technology to avoid the Blockbuster Video effect.

March 24, 2021

Remote Station Monitoring with Inovonics CEO Ben Barber

On this sponsored episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, presented by Audio Broadcast Canada, Inovonics Broadcast President and CEO Ben Barber joins David Rusch to discuss new technologies in remote station monitoring systems.

March 20, 2021

Dick & DJ Williams on the legacy and future of AM radio

One of the first DJs in North America to spin The Beatles, Dick Williams - who is now 81 - returned to the airwaves of London's 980 CFPL last month with a new show that harkens back to the heyday of AM radio.

March 17, 2021

Dan Glavin of Dielectric on RFHawkeye and Measuring Degradation of Transmission Lines

David Rusch interviews Dielectric Electrical Engineer Dan Glavin for Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast on degradation of transmission lines and moreover detect sparks/arcs.

March 12, 2021

Young Broadcaster of the Year Lauren Hunter

Lauren Hunter of Edmonton's SONiC 102.9 is the winner of this year's Allan Waters Young Broadcaster of the Year Award, an honour annually presented during Canadian Music Week in memory of radio programmer Steve Young.

March 05, 2021

CHUM-FM host and TikTok star Shannon Burns

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we talk to CHUM-FM host Shannon Burns about her meteoric rise to becoming TikTok famous, her radio journey, and embracing multimedia.

February 25, 2021

Stephen Ryan talks Momentum Music Research and the pandemic effect on music testing

UK radio veteran Stephen Ryan joins Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to talk about Momentum Music Research and finding the right playlist balance in an increasingly competitive audio space.

February 19, 2021

Nails Mahoney on finding the next Radio Star

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we chat with Nails Mahoney, a veteran of radio on both sides of the pond, including stations in Vancouver and Toronto, Mahoney now runs talent coaching business OnAir Coach which is behind the annual Radio Star global talent search.

February 12, 2021

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of World Radio Day

To mark World Radio Day, Broadcast Dialogue asked radio folks from coast-to-coast to share their thoughts.

February 10, 2021

Tieline's Charlie Gawley on the new Gateway Audio Codec

Charlie Gawley, Tieline VP of Sales, joins David Rusch of Audio Broadcast Canada on this sponsored edition of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast.

January 30, 2021

NexTech AR President Paul Duffy on why AR is destined to become the new mass media

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we're joined by NexTech AR President Paul Duffy, who talks about why AR is destined to become the next mass media, the tech behind turning hip hop star Offset into a hologram, its potential application for the broadcast industry, and more.

January 22, 2021

Small Market Station of the Year 98.9XFM Antigonish, NS

Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast welcomes Ken Farrell, General Manager of Antigonish, Nova Scotia's 98.9XFM (CJFX-FM), the winner of the inaugural Canadian Radio Award for Small Market Station of the Year.

January 14, 2021

Greg Ogonowski of Modulation Index on the JPBG audio streaming upgrade

Modulation Index President Greg Ogonowski takes us through the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group's radio streaming upgrade at its stations across the country.

December 06, 2020

Orlena Cain on books, broadcasting & balance

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we welcome Orlena Cain, longtime morning show co-host at Mix 97 (CIGL-FM) Belleville, Ontario, to talk about how to get in to the audio book narration business, escaping your comfort zone, and taking time to slow down.

November 27, 2020

Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) President Kevin Desjardins

Newly-minted Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) President Kevin Desjardins joins the podcast to talk about returning to the sector amid revenue challenges compounded by the pandemic.

November 21, 2020

Francis Currie on UK radio, Smashprep & competing on content

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we talk with UK broadcast veteran and consultant Francis Currie on why radio needs to pay more attention to the 15-25 demo and get serious about competing on content, as well as his new "Smashprep" service for on-air performers.

November 14, 2020

Peggy Kelly & Carole Gerson on reclaiming women's history in early Canadian broadcasting and publishing

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, Peggy Kelly and Carole Gerson, authors of new book, Hearing More Voices: English-Canadian Women in Print and On The Air, 1914-1960.

November 06, 2020

Kevin Frankish on chasing The Happy Molecule

Broadcast Dialogue catches up with Kevin Frankish to talk about the former longtime Breakfast Television Toronto host's new podcast project, The Happy Molecule.