Episodes

October 28, 2020

MediaSmarts' Matthew Johnson on Media Literacy Week and rebuilding trust

With Media Literacy Week underway, MediaSmarts' Director of Education Matthew Johnson joins Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to share his thoughts on how to help rebuild trust in legitimate news sources.

October 23, 2020

Numeris CEO Neil McEneaney with an update on audio strategy, VAM & more

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we welcome Numeris President & CEO Neil McEneaney back to get an update on some big moves at the audience measurement agency, including the introduction of a new audio strategy, the motivation behind a recent staff reorganization, and how Numeris is managing some of the challenges brought about the  pandemic.

October 09, 2020

Tore Stautland, CEO of The News Forum

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we talk to The News Forum CEO Tore Stautland on his attempt to both seek balance in a polarized news climate and engage a quote "broad centre" of Canadians without adding to the noise.

October 03, 2020

Glenn Prins on MRI Home Studio and remote work solutions

On this sponsored episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, publisher Shawn Smith talks with Glenn Prins of Media Results International about their new offering, MRI Home Studio, and the success they've had helping ELMNT FM's stations in Ottawa and Toronto successfully transition their on-air staff to work-from-home solutions that provide a consistent, quality sound for good value.

September 26, 2020

Karen Tankard on Life After Journalism

If you're a journalist considering a career change, this podcast is for you. Former CBC Vancouver reporter turned communications professional Karen Tankard joins Broadcast Dialogue  - The Podcast to talk about Life After Journalism.

September 24, 2020

Bob Orban on 'Why use Orban?'

World-renowned engineer and audio processing expert Bob Orban talks about why the audio processors with his name on them stand out.

September 18, 2020

Piya Chattopadhyay on walking her own path as host of CBC's The Sunday Magazine

Piya Chattopadhyay joins the podcast this week to talk about her new role as host of CBC Radio One's The Sunday Magazine.

September 18, 2020

Master FM Systems with Dielectric's Keith Pelletier

This episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast explores Master FM systems with  Keith Pelletier, General Manager of Dielectric.

September 12, 2020

Tammy Cole on Q107's ratings bump and staying the course in uncertain times

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we talk to Corus Regional Program Director Tammy Cole on Q107's recent ratings bump, rock having a moment, and staying the course as a familiar destination in uncertain times.

September 05, 2020

Keeping the Black Voice on Canadian Radio with Aubrey Clarke, Nova Nicole, Ian Andre Espinet and Alicia West

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we're joined by Aubrey Clarke, Nova Nicole, Ian Andre Espinet and Alicia West to talk about Keeping the Black Voice on Canadian Radio.

August 28, 2020

102.1 the Edge host Kevin Getz on protesting radio's disposability

Kevin Getz's new album, On Air, is essentially a protest album of radio's disposability. While radio's roots are in the moment, the 102.1 the Edge (CFNY-FM) Toronto swing host believes there is a lot of great material falling under the radar, that much like comedy should have a chance to live on.

August 21, 2020

Sean Ross & Jeff Vidler talk pandemic tuning, Apple Music & more

Jeff Vidler of Signal Hill Insights and music and radio blogger Sean Ross of Ross on Radio discuss pandemic radio tuning on both sides of the border, explore the question 'are middays the new mornings?', and talk about Apple Music's expanded live radio offerings and what that means for terrestrial and satellite radio, as well as the rest of the streaming landscape.

August 14, 2020

'The Radio Nerd' Kat Carter

Broadcast Dialogue talks to former broadcaster Kat Carter who is now behind retail site and online community, TheRadioNerd.com, about sharing her passion for the medium and advice for broadcasters on how to avoid burning out.

August 08, 2020

The Pigeon's Tegwyn Hughes and Bayleigh Marelj

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we talk to the editorial team behind The Pigeon - a new longform journalism site launched by a group of student journalists and recent grads - as they create their own opportunity in a challenging time for Canadian media.

July 31, 2020

Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) President Brent Jolly

Brent Jolly joins Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to talk about inheriting the presidency of the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) in a turbulent time for media, compounded by pandemic-related layoffs, and as journalism finds its credibility under attack and press freedoms under pressure.

July 25, 2020

Laith Marouf of the Community Media Advocacy Centre

Laith Marouf of the Community Media Advocacy Centre (CMAC) talks about his ongoing fight for more diversity in Canadian media and why real change needs to start with the CRTC and more transparency at the public broadcaster.

July 16, 2020

Dielectric's Steve Moreen on unique broadcast antenna environments

On this special, sponsored episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, David Rusch of Audio Broadcast Canada talks about the challenges of unique broadcast antenna environments with Steve Moreen of Dielectric.

July 10, 2020

RedCup Country with Coop

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, Coop of syndicated weekend radio show RedCup Country, talks hosting Country Music's biggest, weekly on-air party.

June 30, 2020

Shawn Parr - Radio's "Ambassador of Country Music"

Shawn Parr talks launching his radio show, Across the Country, during the pandemic and reinventing the role of national host in a time of crisis.

June 25, 2020

Inovonics talks remote radio station monitoring

On this sponsored episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, Inovonics Broadcast President & CEO Ben Barber discusses site streamers and more.

June 20, 2020

David Marsden on the Spirit of Radio and Staying Curious

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, the 'Mars Bar' himself, legendary CFNY programmer David Marsden, talks Rush, radio, records and staying curious.

June 12, 2020

Tieline's Charlie Gawley on Home Studio Functionality

In this special, sponsored episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, Tieline's Charlie Gawley, VP of International Sales, joins David Rusch of Audio Broadcast Canada, to talk about home studio functionality as work from home becomes the new normal for broadcasters.

May 30, 2020

105.9 The Region's Tina Cortese on independent radio's voice amid COVID-19

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we talk with 105.9 The Region station manager and broadcast veteran Tina Cortese about the role of independent, local radio, the importance of diverse media voices, and why she's hopeful about the future.

May 22, 2020

TV critic Bill Brioux on isolation viewing and the content challenges ahead

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we invited legendary Canadian TV critic Bill Brioux to talk isolation viewing and why the current situation might be both a wakeup call and an opportunity for Canadian networks to get with homegrown production in a more robust way.