Episodes

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

March 17, 2021

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

Young Broadcaster of the Year Lauren Hunter

March 12, 2021

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.

CHUM-FM host and TikTok star Shannon Burns

March 5, 2021

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.

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

Feb. 25, 2021

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.

Nails Mahoney on finding the next Radio Star

Feb. 19, 2021

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 Coac…

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of World Radio Day

Feb. 12, 2021

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

Tieline's Charlie Gawley on the new Gateway Audio Codec

Feb. 10, 2021

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

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

Jan. 30, 2021

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 holog…

Small Market Station of the Year 98.9XFM Antigonish, NS

Jan. 22, 2021

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.

Greg Ogonowski of Modulation Index on the JPBG audio streaming upgrade

Jan. 14, 2021

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

Orlena Cain on books, broadcasting & balance

Dec. 6, 2020

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 y…

Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) President Kevin Desjardins

Nov. 27, 2020

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.

Francis Currie on UK radio, Smashprep & competing on content

Nov. 21, 2020

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 w…

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

Nov. 14, 2020

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.

Kevin Frankish on chasing The Happy Molecule

Nov. 6, 2020

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

MediaSmarts' Matthew Johnson on Media Literacy Week and rebuilding trust

Oct. 28, 2020

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.

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

Oct. 23, 2020

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 str…

Tore Stautland, CEO of The News Forum

Oct. 9, 2020

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 …

Glenn Prins on MRI Home Studio and remote work solutions

Oct. 3, 2020

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 …

Karen Tankard on Life After Journalism

Sept. 26, 2020

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 Jou…

Bob Orban on 'Why use Orban?'

Sept. 24, 2020

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

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

Sept. 18, 2020

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

Master FM Systems with Dielectric's Keith Pelletier

Sept. 18, 2020

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

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

Sept. 12, 2020

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 ti…