Guests

Chris St. Clair: How's the Weather?

Jan. 19, 2022

Chris St. Clair started at the Weather Network back in 1994. However, before that he had a worked in radio; in later years as the program director at 990 Hits in Montreal. After 26 years at the Weather Network, Chris has ret…

Shannon King: A Cut Above

Jan. 14, 2022

Last summer when we had Vinny Barucco on the show, I mentioned that we would be having his co-host on in due time. Time is due. Shannon King's radio journey is different in that she didn't grow up idolizes radio personalitie…

Mary Anne Ivison: The Power of The Pivot

Jan. 4, 2022

A few times a year, the radio grim reaper makes its rounds and kills off another round of talented people. Depending on the sociopathic behaviour of the company who executes the plan, it is described as "dislocation" or "res…

The Sixth Very Terry Christmas

Dec. 25, 2021

Every year, Terry Dimonte and I get together for some Christmas cheer. This year we wound up talking a little more about podcasting as he and Ted Bird have recently launched their new show. Terry has recently moved to Britis…

Gillian Foote: Going Back to Hali

Dec. 21, 2021

Last April. Gillian Foote returned to her home province of Nova Scotia after spending the better part of two decades in Edmonton at 100.3 The Bear. Along with her co-hosts Paul Brown an Yukon Jack, they were authors of some …

Tom Bedell: Rocking the Atlantic

Dec. 15, 2021

Tom Bedell is the afternoon drive host at Q104 in Halifax. His career started in the late 80's in Saint John, N.B at the legendary CFBC, and has been driving Metro Halifax home since 1998. In this episode, Tom recalls tho…

James Cridland: A Trip Through Podland

Dec. 1, 2021

We loved having James Crildland on our show back in 2018 when we fussed about podcast discovery when there were a half million podcasts in the universe. There are now 2.5 million and we have so many more questions to ask.

The Return of Matty Staudt

Nov. 24, 2021

We had Matty Staudt back on the show in September of 2019 and he was heading up Jam Street Media after leaving iHeart as the head of podcasting.

Sharon Hyland: La Reine Du Rock

Nov. 17, 2021

Around Montreal, mention the words "Queen of Rock" and that title goes to Sharon Hyland, longtime on air host at CHOM-FM. Last month she eclipsed 25 years of broadcasting at the legendary radio station. And while her name mi…

Callie and Jeff: All Upside

Nov. 10, 2021

The copy just screams off the page: She was a blogger and social media maven. He, a former morning radio host. Together they struck out on their own and created The Upside. Callie and Jeff Dauler started their podcast when J…

Ryan Jespersen: Real Talk About Real Talk

Nov. 2, 2021

Ryan Jespersen is one of the great broadcast to podcast success stories. After being relieved from the coveted 9 to noon position at the venerable 630 CHED in Edmonton last year, Ryan hatched a plan to move his audience from…

Mike Goral: Excessive Talking

Oct. 26, 2021

Mike Goral is someone I have only met once, haven't seen in 7 years but we have a long track record of working together. Long before the pandemic taught us to work apart, Mike and I, along with Jamie Watson and Evan Surminsk…

Montana Getty: Journalism, Sports, Politics

Oct. 20, 2021

Montana Getty has multiple passions for sports, media and politics flowing through her blood. Her grandfather is the late Don Getty, premiere of Alberta from 1985 to 1992, and quarterback of the Edmonton (then) Eskimos start…

Rob Braide: Broadcaster, Musicologist, Charcutier, Cook and Sometimes Baker

Oct. 13, 2021

There's about a dozen people I know where if I sit down for a long conversation with them, I am going to come away infinitely smarter and with lots to think about. Rob Braide has always been on that hit list. Whether we were…

Rob Walch: Putting Podcast Into Perspective

Oct. 3, 2021

Rob Walch is the VP of Podcast Relations at :Libsyn. He made an appearance on our show back in 2018, and we were long overdue to have him back given the changing nature of the podcast world. During Rob's session at Podcast M…

Tara Sands: A Voice For Everything

Sept. 27, 2021

Tara Sands was an imaging voice for a radio station I was programming in my radio days. It always exciting to hire new voice talent to put a fresh sound to your station. Her work extends well beyond FM, into some of the thin…

Susan Knight: Strong Female Energy

Sept. 14, 2021

Susan Knight and I haven't seen each other since Labour Day 1995. We had just come back from the Molson Polar Ice Party in Tuktoyaktuk, NWT. She was working at 92 Rock in Sudbury and from there went to Chatham, Ontario and t…

September: The "Fall" of Radio

Sept. 4, 2021

September is an exciting month that comes complete with the hopes and promise of a new year. I took some time to hang with family recently and take what is normally a slow time of the podcast year to unwind a bit. I took som…

Morgan McCarthy: Wisconsin Radio Online Everywhere

Aug. 24, 2021

Morgan McCarthy is the host of the 715 Newsroom, a local Wisconsin online radio news source that provides news in the Chippewa Valley area in a way that is never boring.

Chris Byrne: No Longer Unknown

Aug. 17, 2021

Chris Byrne is the afternoon drive host at Pure Country 89 in Windsor. He believes a relative unknown in the radio business but we have memories and remember him changing the sign in Fort McMurray when its residents returned…

Catherine O'Brien: Podcast Superfriend

Aug. 12, 2021

Catherine O'Brien is the owner of Branch Out Programs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The California transplant turned in her career as a tax preparer for one in podcast. We met back in 2016 in Chicago and have made it point now …

Skywalker: Personality on Demand

Aug. 3, 2021

We spoke with Skywalker, aka Jarrett Galeno from K104 in the Hudson Valley. Skywalker is a personality you might hear on other stations across America in Cookville, Tennesee, Rutland, Vermont or Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He live…

JJ Kincaid: Made for Radio

July 29, 2021

JJ Kincaid does mornings at New Country 101.5 in Atlanta. He's been in radio since the 90's, making his mark at CHR stations across America, including KDWB in Minneapolis and Z100 in New York. I've been fortunate to meet JJ …

Terry DiMonte: Live from My Dining Room

July 24, 2021

Terry DiMonte takes a break from taking a break from social media and joined me to talk about his summer live from my dining.room. Since his "retirement" from CHOM last May, he's enjoyed sleeping in and visiting with friends…