Guests

Wendy Mesley: Freedom 65

Nov. 30, 2022

If you're a Canadian audience member who's tuned in to a CBC News broadcast anytime in the last 20 or so years, this week's guest should look very familiar. We're joined by Wendy Mesley, the longtime Sunday host of CBC's The…

Sound Off Feed Drop: Three Radio Promotions in Three Minutes

Nov. 28, 2022

This is what they call in podcasting... a Feed Drop.

David Phillips: The Thing is Not The Thing

Nov. 22, 2022

nLogic has been a supporter of our podcast since 2017. In that time, we've had nLogic's President and COO David Phillips on the show to discuss the radio industry's relationship with audience data. In the current day and age…

Tony Doe: Networking Nigeria

Nov. 15, 2022

This week, we're making what might be the longest-distance connection we've ever made for an episode. Tony Doe is a Nigerian Radio and Podcast Consultant who spent years on-air in the past, and remains a podcast staple in Ni…

Evo Terra: Pivoting to The End

Nov. 7, 2022

Evo Terra is ending his Podcast Pontifications show. The show has dissected all points of the podcast business and there have been moments of punditry, contemplations, skepticism, and at times political positioning. This sho…

Tessa Malisani's Many Roles

Nov. 2, 2022

This week's guest is Tessa Malisani. Tessa is a voiceover artist, and if you couldn't tell from the title, one with quite the diverse portfolio. Aside from her current VO work, you'd probably be most likely to recognize her …

Is Radio Playing Dead?

Oct. 29, 2022

Matt hears more bad radio than good radio.

Bryan Barletta, Sounds Profitable: Remedial Ad Tech 101

Oct. 20, 2022

Bryan Barletta is back to tell us about the evolution of Sounds Profitable, He started it two years ago and it has evolved alongside the podcast industry harmoniously. You don't need even need to have podcast ads on your sho…

Clayton Kroeker: Local & Social on the Prairies

Oct. 14, 2022

Clayon Kroeker came out of Don Scott's Western Academy of Broadcast back in 2010 with eyes on becoming a sports commentator. Don suggested that he try FM Music to start as there are more opportunities avaiable. He landed the…

David Yas: The Boston Podcast Network

Oct. 6, 2022

This week, we're joined by David Yas, founder and CEO of the Boston Podcast Network. David's name is attached to about 1000 episodes of various shows, which have altogether garnered over 367,000 downloads. David and I talk a…

Shawn Smith: Broadcast Dialogue and the Canadian Radio Awards

Oct. 1, 2022

Shawn Smith is the owner of Broadcast Dialogue and the parent company Momentum Media Marketing. In this episode we discuss the acquisition of the legendary Canadian broadcast magazine 6 years later. Shawn originally appeared…

Fred Jacobs: Catching Up

Sept. 24, 2022

It has been 515 days since we had Fred Jacobs has been on the show. Back then we were unpacking a lot of the surprising results from a Covid induced Tech Survey. This time we have the benefit of catching up on three pieces o…

Introducing: The Blue Hotel

Sept. 16, 2022

Jeff Woods has a new podcast! The Host of Radio Records and Rockstars unleashes the Blue Hotel.

Jay Nachlis: Sharing Insights

Sept. 13, 2022

Jay Nachlis recently celebrated 5 years at Coleman Insights, he admitted that "not every career move I've made was the best decision, but every one of them was important for different reasons. With every single one, I made l…

Dervla Trainor: V.O. North Returns

Sept. 6, 2022

Matt speaks to Dervla Trainor about V.O. North which takes place September 16-18 at the Pantages Hotel in Toronto.

Sam Cook: Taking Her Shots

Aug. 30, 2022

This episode, versatility is the word of the day. Sam Cook is currently the host and executive producer of The Shot, a singer/songwriter competition show filmed in Toronto, but she's also spent time as a radio host, podcaste…

Todd Cochrane: More Podcast Questions Answered

Aug. 24, 2022

Todd Cochrane is a guest you might recognize. Last time he was on the show, in October 2019, we kept things fairly light. This time, however, diving straight into the deep end on the technical side of podcasting: RSS feeds, …

Jeff Winskell: The Wind Just Pushed Me This Way

Aug. 16, 2022

Jeff Winskell is a bit of an anomaly in radio. Most folks attend university courses specifically tailored to broadcast, which leads them into the industry naturally, but Jeff went from film student to radio show producer in …

Jenn Dalen-Gordon: Going Up to Country

Aug. 10, 2022

Jenn Dalen-Gordon is the operations manager for the Interior stations of British Columbia for Stingray Radio. She also oversees about 20 other Country stations under the Real Country and New Country moniker.

Ari Daniel: Be Cool or Be Cast Out

Aug. 2, 2022

I know what you are thinking; with a title like that, the episode involves Rush. It does not. But given all the discussion of Ari's upbringing in the Suburbs of Toronto, and his affinity for playing the bass, this lyric from…

Eric Zane: Broadcast InZanity

July 27, 2022

This week's show features yet another broadcast icon who I've been a fan of for a long time. Eric Zane is one of many former radio hosts who've made the transition into podcasting, and he's done it more successfully than mos…

Jamie Cawdell: Producer Jamie

July 20, 2022

Jamie Cawdell is the Assistant Programme Controller at Radio Essex in England. He is also the curator the CHR Prep Service which is used on radio stations around the world including Virgin Radio in Canada and Z100 in New Yor…

Aaron Rand: Calling Gaddafi and other Radio Tales

July 14, 2022

Aaron Rand has been on Montreal since the 70’s. I didn’t catch on to his show until the mid 80’s where he became a household name, despite working at some radio stations that weren’t known for their ratings. Right around the…

Sylvia Alvarado: What Happens on the Air in Vegas...

July 6, 2022

A lot of radio personalities are initially attracted to the medium because of the music. But some hosts, like Sylvia Alvarado, go far beyond a passing interest. As the midday host on KOMP 92.3 in Vegas, she's had incredible …