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Ethan Faber - Click to enlarge Ethan Faber - BCIT Broadcast Journalism program graduate 1996; reporter BCTV Vancouver 1996-97; traffic CKWX Vancouver 1997; reporter VTV/CTV British Columbia 1997-2002 and story producer 2002-current; part time BCIT Broadcast Journalism instructor 1999-current; managing editor 2005-current and managing editor/assistant news director 2012-current CTV British Columbia; Canadian Association of Broadcasters Gold Ribbon Award for best television news series in Canada 2002; BCAB award for Excellence in News Reporting Large Market for the Olympics 2011.  LinkedIn profile 


Art Factora - Click to enlarge Art Factora - Diploma, Broadcast Communications BCIT 2000; casino employee Great Canadian Gaming Corporation 1998; mountain patrol CISQ-FM/CISW-FM Squamish/Whistler 1999-2000; audio producer/promotions and marketing Rogers Radio Group Vancouver 1998-2001; traffic reporter/promotions producer CFUN Vancouver 2001-09; self employed comedian/MC 2007-current; brand ambassador Mosaic Sales Solutions 2009-10; sales and merchandising Ferrero Vancouver 2010-12; content producer/on air personality CISL Vancouver 2010-14; morning show producer CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2014-15; Senior Producer/Asst Music Director CISL Vancouver 2015-17; Assistant Program Director CISL 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile 



Rob Fai - Click to enlarge Rob Fai - Host Insport Rogers Cable Vancouver 1996-2001; reporter CKST Vancouver 2000-01; morning host/manager CHQB Powell River 2004; anchor/reporter CKWX Vancouver 2004-07; play-by-play broadcaster/show host CKST Vancouver 2007-current; broadcaster/Communications Director Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club 2007-current; Media Officer MLB World Baseball Classic 2009-13; voice talent EA Sports NHL Division 2011-current; Senior Manager, Communications & Media Relations University of British Columbia Athletics & Recreation Department 2015.  LinkedIn profile


Mike Falcon - Click to enlarge Mike Falcon - Ski/sports reporter CHMJ Vancouver; host The Adventure Show CKNW Vancouver and national on Corus Radio Network 2006-current


Samantha Falk - Click for larger image Samantha Falk - Journalism degree Ryerson University Toronto; writer then news reporter/anchor Global TV Vancouver 1993-2012; Samantha Falk Photography current


Endora Fan - Click for larger photo Endora Fan - BA psychology/communications Simon Fraser University 1996; news anchor/reporter/current affairs program producer Fairchild Television Vancouver 1997-2004; lead anchor/reporter Channel M Vancouver 2004-09; Cantonese news reporter/anchor Omni Television Vancouver 2009-13; Development Manager Richmond Hospital Foundation 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Steve Fanning - Click to enlarge Steve Fanning - BCIT Broadcast program graduate; CIRX-FM Prince George 2001-06; CFMI-FM Vancouver 2006; morning host CKQC-FM Abbotsford 2006-10; swing announcer/promotions coordinator CHWK-FM Chilliwack 2010-current and p.m. drive 2011-current


Chris Fantini - Click to enlarge Chris Fantini - Graduate Columbia Academy Vancouver 2002; DJ (voice-tracked) overnights CISL Vancouver 2001-02; intern CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2001-02; swing announcer CKYL Peace River 2002-03; afternoon drive CKKX-FM Peace River 2002-03; DJ swing & assistant music director CKRA-FM Edmonton 2003-06; afternoon drive & music director CKMM-FM Winnipeg 2006-current


"Uncle Ed" Farey circa 1950 - Click for larger photo courtesy CKNW Ed Farey - Afternoons/host Kiddie Kapers and Spinner Sanctum/Program Director CKDA Victoria circa 1950-54; Uncle Ed announcer and administrator Orphans' Fund CKNW New Westminster 1954 on, except Program Director CFUN Vancouver circa 1968.  Died in New Westminster October 3, 1979 at age 61


Ted Farr - Click to enlarge Ted Farr - As John Edwards CKLG Vancouver news 1969-73; as Ted Farr: CKY Winnipeg news 1974 (news director 1975-77); news director CKLG 1977-81 (Tall Ted morning news Doc Harris Show 1979-81); PD CKWX/CJAZ-FM Vancouver 1981-91 (PD both stations/CKWX only when CJAZ-FM became CKKS-FM); PD CJOB Winnipeg 1991-97; operations manager CHQR/CKIK-FM Calgary 1997- 2001; national program coordinator WIC AM Radio 1997-2001; director news talk programming Rawlco Radio/manager CKOM Saskatoon to 2001-08; president Ted Farr Media Inc. 2008-current; Associate, Bohn and Associates 2008-09; interim GM CJUI-FM Kelowna 2009-11 & 2012-13; partner Go Video Productions West Kelowna 2012-current; VP communications and broadcaster relations Mega Music Canada 2012-current; British Columbia Country Music Association Hall of Fame 2011.  LinkedIn profile  Ted Farr Media


Robin Farrell - Click to enlarge Robin Farrell - Columbia Academy graduate; morning show contributor then morning co-host CKVX-FM Vancouver to 2004; reporter CKWX Vancouver 2004-05; morning show host CHBE-FM Victoria 2005-16; host The Kool Countdown A Channel Victoria 2005; morning host CKQQ-FM Kelowna 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Stirling Faux - Click to enlarge Stirling Faux - CKSO/CKSO-TV/CICI-TV Sudbury ON circa 1970; CFTR Toronto 1972-73; PD CFOM Quebec City 1973-74; CKLG Vancouver circa 1974-75; CFOX-FM 1980-87; CFMI-FM 1987-early 1990s; Lotto 649 announcer BCTV Vancouver; Consulting Associate Peak Communicators Vancouver 1999-2003; instructor Introduction to Broadcast & Media BCIT 2000-05; Stirling Faux Show CKNW/Corus Radio Network 2001-05; Morning News with Stirling Faux host CHQR Calgary 2005-07; PR consulting Calgary 2007-09; swing then morning host and Boomer Life​ and The Law Show host CISL Vancouver 2009-15; host The Money and Wealth Show CHEK-TV Victoria 2010-11; host The Money and Wealth Show Howe Street Media/Talk Digital Network 2011-13; host Vancouver Consumer CKNW 2016-current; morning host CIRH-FM Vancouver 2017.  LinkedIn profile  Stirling's website


Don Fawcett CKWX 1954 - Click to enlarge Don Fawcett - Winnipeg; CHWK Chilliwack; announcer CKWX Vancouver 1952-54; manager CFOB Fort Frances ON late mid-late 1950s; owner Fawcett Broadcasting Ltd. CFOB Fort Frances ON 1960-93 and CKDR Dryden/CJRL Kenora ON 1971-93 with wife Eloise assuming control 1993.  Died April 26, 1993


Brad Fay - Click to enlarge Brad Fay - Vancouver Island radio; newspaper reporter Interior BC; weekend sports anchor BCTV Vancouver 1997; announcer Sportsnet Toronto current including co-host 2010 Vancouver Olympics.  LinkedIn profile 


Tara Fedun - Click to enlarge Tara Fedun - Broadcast Journalism graduate Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Calgary 2000; overnight traffic CJNW Vancouver 2001; news reporter CKNW Vancouver 2001-05; reporter A-Channel Victoria 2005-07; reporter Corus Entertainment  2007-08; reporter/producer CBC Calgary 2008-current.  LinkedIn profile  


Craig Fee - Click for larger photo Craig Fee - Humber College Broadcasting Program graduate Toronto; CHRW-FM London 1993-98; CKGE-FM Oshawa 1998-99; CKFM-FM Toronto 1999; CIDC-FM Toronto 1999-2001; CFNY-FM Toronto 2001; CFMC-FM Saskatoon 2001-03; CFHK-FM London 2003-04; CFBT-FM Vancouver 2004-07; Assistant Program Director CFMI-FM Vancouver 2007-08; Program Director CKRA-FM Edmonton 2008-09; morning host CKBT-FM Kitchener/Waterloo ON 2009-current


Scott Fee - Click to enlarge
Scott Fee - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate; CFJC Kamloops; announcer UBC Thunderbirds baseball and hockey 2003-05; part-time anchor CKWX Vancouver 2005; videographer City TV Edmonton 2005-06; reporter/anchor CHEK-TV Victoria 2006-11; news anchor Global Calgary 2011-current


Vic Fergie - Click to enlarge Vic Fergie - Nightly 8 p.m. news CKNW New Westminster circa 1950 and one of last reporters to talk to Canadian troops as they embarked for Korea from Seattle WA November 22, 1950; news CHUB Nanaimo circa 1960 and covered Nanaimo Chinatown fire October 1, 1960



Dan Ferguson - Graduate Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Calgary; evening then afternoon news CHQR Calgary 1979-81; CKWX Vancouver 1981-82; reporter CKO-FM-4 Vancouver circa 1982-83; community newspaper reporter; staff reporter/web editor Surrey Leader current


Stu Ferguson - Click to enlarge Stu Ferguson - CKRW Whitehorse 1976-77; CFRW Winnipeg 1977-79; on air host CFUN Vancouver 1979-84; voice work/remotes/fill-in host CHQM-FM Vancouver/Program Manager CFUN Vancouver 1979-2009; on air/Assistant PD CFUN 1985-91; on air/Assistant PD
CFUN/CHQM-FM 1992-2003; Program Director CHUM Radio Vancouver 2003-09; Director of Talk Programming CISL Vancouver 2009-current and PD 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile  


Alanna Fero - Click to enlarge Alanna Fero - Career counsellor/Director of Client Services PCMG Canada current; co-executive producer/co-host with Minto Roy Careers Today CISL Vancouver 2005-06 then CFUN Vancouver 2006-current


Al Ferraby - Click for recent photo Al Ferraby - Evenings CIOF Vancouver 1986; CISL Vancouver late 1980s; a.m. drive CFAX Victoria late 1990s-current


Ray Ferraro - Click for larger photo Ray Ferraro - NHL Hockey player: Hartford Whalers 1984-91, New York Islanders 1991-95, NHL All-Star 1992; New York Rangers 1995-96, Los Angeles Kings 1996-99, Atlanta Thrashers 1999-2002 and St. Louis Blues 2002; studio host/colour analyst ESPN 2004-05; hockey analyst Sports Talk CKNW Vancouver 2004-05; contributor/fill-in host/morning co-host/sports analyst CKST Vancouver 2005-current; Edmonton Oilers broadcast analyst Sportsnet; sports analyst TSN 2011-current


Samantha Ferris - Click to enlarge Samantha Ferris - Aka Janie Ferris BCIT Broadcast Program trainee; morning co-host CHRX Vancouver circa 1991;weekend evenings CFMI-FM Vancouver mid 1990s; reporter KVOS-TV Bellingham; appeared in Super Seven Lottery commercials; actor in numerous movies and TV programs including Smallville, Stargate SG-1, First Wave, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Da Vinci's Inquest 1996-current; weather anchor BCTV Vancouver 2001-04; radio and artists marketing rep Sony Music Entertainment Vancouver and Toronto 2002-05; talk show host CFUN Vancouver 2005-08; announcer CHQM-FM Vancouver 2006-08; morning host CHHR-FM Vancouver 2008-12; weekends CFMI-FM 2012-15; guest host CKNW Vancouver 2015-16.  LinkedIn profile 


Ted Field - Click for recent photo Ted Field - British Columbia Institute of Technology Diploma of Technologies 1983; news reporter CKNW Vancouver 1983-2005; Best News Reporting of the Year - Radio Jack Webster Award 2000; Instructor BCIT 2001-13; reporter Global Television Vancouver 2005-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Maria Fierro - Click to enlarge Maria Fierro - Host Immagine Italia & Itís Your World Radio CHKG-FM Vancouver


Renee.Filippone - Click to enlarge Renee Filippone - Communications degree Simon Fraser University 2004; graduate BCIT Broadcast program 2006; reporter/special programs producer/anchor CBC Vancouver including BC Almanac and associate producer The Early Edition 2006-15; Senior Business Reporter CBC Television Toronto 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Lori Finch - Click to enlarge Lori Finch - Graduate Columbia Academy Vancouver; news CICF-FM Vernon 2006-07; news reporter CKWX Vancouver 2007


Gillian Findlay - Click for larger photo Gillian Findlay - BCIT Broadcast journalism graduate; general assignment reporter CBC Television Vancouver 1982-85; health reporter then member of documentary unit The Journal 1985-90; co-host/reporter The Fifth Estate 1990-91; covered Dubin Inquiry for The National 1991; London correspondent CBC News 1993-94; Middle East correspondent based in Moscow then Jerusalem ABC News 1994-2002; CBC National 2002-current including co-host CBC News: Disclosure 2002-04        


Lloyd Finlayson - Click to enlarge Lloyd Finlayson - CFGP Grande Prairie AB early 1960s; DJ CFCP Courtenay 1964-65; CHWK Chilliwack 1965-66; CFUN Vancouver 1966-67; all nights CFAC Calgary 1967-68; CKWX Vancouver 1968-69; weekend/all-nights CKNW New Westminster 1970-76; PD/operations manager CKPG Prince George 1976-81; morning news CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1981-89 (PD beginning in 1983); car sales 1990s.  Died in Maple Ridge October 21, 2012 at age 69


Art Finley photo courtesy Top Dog! History of CKNW - Click for 1970s KGO photo Art Finley - (Real name Art Finger) KXYZ Houston TX 1944; established radio stations for the US military in Newfoundland 1951-53; New York 1953-55; TV producer/director children's shows San Francisco and Stockton CA 1958; San Francisco TV and radio, including KABL and talk show at KSFO 1960s; CHQM Vancouver 1968; talk show host CKNW Vancouver 1972-73; talk programming KGO San Francisco 1973 on; CJOR Vancouver 1981-86; talk show host WNIS Norfolk VA 1987-88, San Diego 1989-90, San Francisco 1990-94.  Died August 7 in Vancouver at age 88


Doug Finley - Click to enlarge Doug Finley - News CKNW Vancouver 1992-94; host Fans' Forum sports show CKLG Vancouver 1994-95; morning news CKZZ-FM Vancouver 1997-99; host Sunday Golf Report CKST Vancouver 2001; retired from radio


George Finstad - Click to enlarge George Finstad - CKUA Edmonton 1953; CKSA Lloydminster 1950s; CFAX Victoria early 1960s; CJOR Vancouver 1963-64; staff and news announcer CBC Radio Vancouver 1964-68; special feature reporter BC centennial year celebrations CBC Vancouver 1967; CBC Toronto 1968-77; weekend anchor The National News CBC-TV Toronto late 60s-early 70s; co-host Marketplace CBC-TV national 1972-77; narrator public affairs series Elements of Survival CBC-TV national 1974-75; private radio Montreal 1977; CBC-TV Montreal 1980s; retired from CBC 1990.  Died in Mississauga ON May 30, 2008.  CJOR audio 



Lyle Fisher - BCIT broadcast graduate; reporter/editor/part-time news anchor CKWX Vancouver 1996-2012


Susan Fisher - Click to enlarge
Susan Fisher - Editor BCTV Vancouver 1974-76; reporter CKWX Vancouver 1976-82; reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver 1982-89; moved to Victoria 1989; publisher Moss Rock Review 1999-2012; producer/host local history program Remember When CFAX Victoria 2003-10; finalist Victoria Women of Distinction Award 2004; recipient BC Heritage Preservation Communications Award 2006; candidate for Victoria City Council 2008; writing memoir books for private clients and working first novel current.  email: suewoods@shaw.ca  


The Gee Gee Man, Colin Fitzgerald 1940s Colin Fitzgerald - Pilot Royal Flying Corps UK early 1920s; pilot Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) Japan 1924-30; radio sales eastern Canada 1930s; The Gee Gee Man mornings with characters Miss Pumpernickel, Rastus and Fooey and news and pop music program Gee Gee's Informalities CJOR Vancouver 1938-1955; Chris-Craft boat TV commercials 1950s; retired from radio 1955; President Chris-Craft Sales, Vancouver Marina Centre 1960-65; retired 1965.  Died in North Vancouver March 3, 1969 at age 67


Marcus Fitzgerald - Click to enlarge
Marcus Fitzgerald - CHET-FM Chetwynd BC; morning co-host, news/sports anchor/hockey colour analyst/fill in play-by-play Brooks Bandits Junior A Hockey CIXF-FM Brooks AB; sports director/news reporter/play-by-play Chilliwack Chiefs CHWK-FM Chilliwack 2011-14; news/sports anchor CKWX Vancouver 2014-current



Frank Fleming - Announcer including Good Morning Neighbor CKMO Vancouver circa 1932 then CKWX Vancouver to 1942; CFAC Calgary circa 1942; production manager/chief engineer CJAT Trail 1942; freelance reporter including Canadian Caravan series CBC Radio 1948; manager Fleming Radio Productions Calgary producer of Alberta Scrapbook, Alberta Story and The Oil Story CFAC 1948-50; CKLG and CKMO/CFUN Vancouver 1950s; started film production company 1958 and developed system using film clips or slides as background for television titles and commercials; offered night courses on radio dramas, gave readings at city library, and was founder of the Tale-tellers society White Rock 1075.  Died in White Rock November 13, 1986 at age 72.  Archives Canada info


Terry Robert Fleming circa 1972 - Click to enlarge with recent photo Terry Robert Fleming - CFUN Vancouver 1966; weekends/late night/production CKLG-FM Vancouver late 1960s; CKLN Nelson 1969; CKCQ Quesnel/CKWL Williams Lake 1970; mornings/assistant PD CFCP Courtenay/CFWB Campbell River 1972-74; CKEK Cranbrook 1974; CJJC Langley 1975; CHNL Kamloops 1976-77; CFRN Edmonton 1977-80; CJCD Yellowknife 1980; mornings CKST St. Albert AB 1980-81; PD CHEC Lethbridge 1981-84; freelance announcer CFCN-TV Calgary 1984; AM drive CHWK Chilliwack 1984; CKXY Vancouver; p.m. drive CKST Langley/Vancouver; a.m. drive CKEK Cranbrook 1993; CFRN-TV Edmonton 1997; CFCP/CFWB 1998-99; President/Founder CJTS-FM Lethbridge 2001-06; owner oldies Love FM Internet station 2006-09


Willie Fleming - Click for alternate photo Willie Fleming - Running Back CFL BC Lions 1959-66; evening DJ CFUN Vancouver 1963-64; BC Sports Hall of Fame Inductee 1998; currently lives in Las Vegas


Tanya Fletcher - Click to enlarge
Tanya Fletcher - Broadcasting diploma/journalism degree Mount Royal University Calgary 2007; CHAT-TV Medicine Hat AB; CTV Lethbridge AB; CTV Calgary; flight attendant WestJet; oil and gas reporter Energy TV; freelance Home to Home magazine; host Calgary Real Estate Show; reporter CFFR Calgary 2008-11; national weather presenter Shaw TV 2010 Olympics; Weekend Managing Editor CKWX Vancouver 2010-11; afternoon drive anchor CKWX 2011-16; CBC Vancouver 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile


Stephanie Florian - Click to enlarge
Stephanie Florian - Performing Arts Management Capilano University North Vancouver 2000; BCIT Broadcast Journalism PT studies 2010-12; corporate sales and marketing Arts Club Theatre Company Vancouver 1999-2000; PR/field supervisor Paragon Promotions, Inc. 2000-01; sales representative Ryders Eyewear BC/Yukon 2000-02; surf crew/instructor Las Olas Surf Safaris for Women Sayualita, Mexico 2002-06; regional client manager Consumer Impact Marketing 2002-07; promotions coordinator CJJR-FM/CKPK-FM Vancouver and writer/host PEAK Outdoors CKPK-FM 2008-12; promotions director Happy Water - Leading Brands Inc. Vancouver 2012-13; writer Snowshoe Magazine Vancouver 2012-current; active lifestyle host 24/604TV Shaw TV/Novus Cable 2012-current; freelance writer Vancouver Courier 2013-current; community reporter CKWX Vancouver 2014-current; part time weather presenter CTV Vancouver 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Maurice Foisy CHQM - Click to enlarge with recent photo Maurice Foisy - CKEN Kentville NS 1950; CFAB Windsor NS 1951; CJCH Halifax/CBC Sydney NS 1952; CBC Radio/TV Halifax 1954; helped launch CHQM 1959 and CHQM-FM Vancouver 1960; Vice President Programming/p.m. drive host CHQM 1960ís-1991; CKST Vancouver 1993-95; member Canadian Association of Broadcasters Half Century Club 2000; retired from radio; volunteer reader books for the blind Voiceprint Vancouver current


Neal Foisy - Click to enlarge Neal Foisy - Operator CHQM-FM 1974-75; operator CKNW New Westminster 1983-85; BCIT Broadcast graduate 1985; on air/Production Manager CILK-FM Kelowna 1985-87; as Neal Forsythe Production Manager/feature writer/on-air CFSR-FM/CKSR-FM Abbotsford/Chilliwack 1987-91; Production Director CHRX Vancouver 1991-94; Creative Services CFAX/CHBE-FM Victoria and on-air fill-in CHBE-FM to 2003-10.  Died in Victoria October 11, 2010 at age 51


Tamsin Foley (Carlson) - Click to enlarge Tamsin Foley - (now Tamsin Carling) BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; special events reporter CJJR-FM Vancouver circa 2002; interviewer Sportsnet Pacific 2002- 2004; Promotions Coordinator CJJR-FM 2004-circa 2011 


Lara Fominoff - Click to enlarge Lara Fominoff - Honours Diploma Broadcast Journalism/Communications BCIT 2000; announcer CFBV/CFLD Smithers/Burns Lake BC 2000; evening news anchor CFTK-TV Terrace 2000-02; News Director CJYR Edson AB 2002-04; reporter CKOM Saskatoon 2004-05; reporter then morning news anchor CJME Regina 2005-08; news anchor CKNW Vancouver 2008-10; reporter/news anchor CKWX Vancouver 2010-11; senior writer/researcher Breakfast Television Citytv Vancouver 2011-13; Associate Producer Global Television 2013-14; Communications Officer Maternity Leave (Contract) Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation 2014; Public Impact Speaker
United Way of the Lower Mainland (Contract) 2014; Product Development Operations and Communications (Contract) TuGo Insurance Richmond 2014-16; reporter/news anchor CHLB-FM/Lethbridge News Now Lethbridge AB 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile


Frank Fong - Click for alternate photo Frank Fong - DJ Prince George 1985; news anchor/editor CKNW Vancouver 1994-2002; as Robert Douglas news director CJCD-FM Yellowknife NT 2002-04.   Died in Yellowknife February 19, 2004 at age 36.


Don Forbes - Click to enlarge
Don Forbes (Donald Telfer Forbes) - Announcer/Program Director CJOR Vancouver early 1930s; announcer/producer KHJ Los Angeles 1934-35; staff announcer KNX Los Angeles 1935-39; Richfield reporter NBC Pacific Red network Hollywood CA 1939-42; GM Fidelity Recordings Hollywood 1940-42; Army Signal Corps stationed in Seattle with engineering division of Alaska Communication System 1942-43; nightly Richfield reporter NBC western stations 1944-47; stockholder and GM KWIK Burbank CA 1947-48; Production Manager then Executive Director KLAC-TV Los Angeles 1948-55; Associate Producer Los Angeles production companies 1955-circa 1965; played television broadcast commentator 1960 film The Lost World and three episodes of Lost in Space television series 1965; appointed VP Gardner Advertising Los Angeles 1967.  Died in Los Angeles November 28, 1995 at age 83 


Fiona Forbes - Click to enlarge Fiona Forbes - Co-host Daytime/Urban Rush Rogers/Shaw Cable 4 Vancouver 1997-2002; co-host Breakfast Television Citytv Vancouver 2002-04; Leo Award for Best Host in Music, Comedy or Variety category (with Michael Eckford) 2003; co-host Urban Rush Shaw Cable TV 2004-12; In Game host Canucks Team Store 2008-09;  contributor/commentator CBC Radio Vancouver 2009; host/producer The Rush Shaw Cable TV 2012-14; fill in host/contributor CKNW Vancouver 2013-16; host Fiona Forbes Shaw Cable TV 2014-16; Co-Founder/Chief Creative Officer/Producer LadyPants Productions Inc. 2015-current; host/producer Where You Live & Upfront on Shaw TV Vancouver 2016-17; Editor Living magazine Glacier Media Inc. Vancouver 2017-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Marty Forbes - Click to enlarge Marty Forbes - Writer/on-air CHNL Kamloops 1970-72; creative director CKXL Calgary 1972-78; mornings/operations manager CJAY-FM Calgary 1978; PD CILA-FM Lethbridge 1978-80; PD CJAX-FM Edmonton 1980-82; commercial production/PD CJAZ-FM/CKKS-FM Vancouver 1983-88 (launched CKKS after flipping format at CJAZ); PD CKFM-FM Toronto 1988-90; PD CISL Vancouver 1990-91; GM CFRN/CFBR-FM Edmonton 1991-2007; GM CFMG-FM Edmonton 2002-08; columnist Edmontonians Edmonton 2009-current; president Radiowise Edmonton 2009-current; columnist Edmonton Sun 2010-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Michael Forbes - Click for photo with Lisa Marshall Michael Forbes - Broadcast Journalism Pacific Radio Arts 1986; evenings CJUP Langley 1986-87; evenings CKRM Regina 1987-90; middays/drive and briefly mornings CKWX Vancouver 1990-95; co-host nationally syndicated Country Cabaret and Inside Country Satellite Radio Network Vancouver 1995; morning co-host CIOC-FM Victoria 1995-2015; Member of the Board Kaleidoscope Theatre Victoria 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Rick Forchuk - Click for larger photo Rick Forchuk - BA in media and mass communications and MBA; Vice-President Retail Distribution Empire Life current; weekly Look at Television CBC Radio western network 1979-82; Ask Rick column TV Week Vancouver 1981-current; TV Talk with Tom Mark CJOR Vancouver weekends 1982-86; Earlís Court fill-in for Earl Bradford CKNW Vancouver 1985-87; TV reviews Midday CBC Television 1985-90; movie & TV reviewer morning show and host Rick's Picks CKNW 1987-current; daily TV columnist Victoria Times-Colonist 1990-93; daily morning entertainment commentaries CFAX Victoria, CHQR Calgary & CHED Edmonton current.  Rick's Picks website



Cam Ford - CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1979-80; CBC Prince Rupert beginning in 1980


Reaon Ford - Click to enlarge Reaon Ford - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate; CBC Vancouver; on-air news CKWX Vancouver 2002-current; morning show reporter/relief anchor then anchor CKWX 2005-current


Kate Forman - Click to enlarge Kate Forman - (now Kate Muzyka) Broadcast journalism degree graduate University of Central Lancashire UK 1995-1998; talk show producer/editor CKNW/CJNW Vancouver 1998-2002; editor/writer/reporter CKWX Vancouver 2003-08; anchor/reporter CKQC-FM Abbotsford/CKSR-FM Chilliwack/CISQ-FM/CISW-FM Squamish/Whistler based in Abbotsford 2007-10; teacher current


Brian "Frosty" Forst - Click for earlier CKNW photo Brian "Frosty" Forst - As Brian Forst: CKPG Prince George 1956; CJOR Vancouver 1957 and 1958-59; CKLG Vancouver 1959-60; as Frosty Forst: CFUN Good Guy CFUN Vancouver 1960-64; CKNW New Westminster/Vancouver 1964-2005 and morning host 1973-2005; BCAB Broadcaster Performer of the Year 2001; retired from CKNW 2005.  Mike Cleaver interview   


Adam Forsythe - Click to enlarge Adam Forsythe - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 2010; news/sports CKWX Vancouver 2010-current


Mark Forsythe - Click for larger photo Mark Forsythe - CFBV Smithers BC 1974; Program Director CJCI Prince George; host/producer afternoon and morning shows CBC Radio Prince Rupert 1984-89; co-host regional morning show CBC Radio Kelowna 1989-90; host The Afternoon Show CBC Radio Vancouver 1990-95; Webster Award co-winner for documentary Trading Places 1990s; host province-wide BC Almanac CBC Radio Vancouver 1996-2014; retired 2014 


Bob Fortune - Click to enlarge Bob Fortune - CKMO Vancouver late 1940s; CKWX Vancouver late 40s-early 50s; PD CKMO Vancouver 1953; CBUT Vancouver TV weatherman 1954-75; host Pacific 13 CBUT Vancouver 1956-57; host TV series Pleasure Boating 1959; host outdoor program Klahanie CBC-TV Vancouver 1967-72; host Hourglass CBC-TV Vancouver 1970s; host The Inventors CBC-TV Vancouver 1979.  Died June 3, 2006 at age 81



John Foster - DJ CFTK Terrace BC 1960; morning host/PD CJIB Vernon 1961; Bermuda Broadcasting Co. radio/TV 1963-69; news CJAD Montreal 1969; News Director CHQR Calgary/Broadcast Journalism teacher Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) 1970-75; PD CKAL Vernon 1978; news CKWX then CFUN Vancouver 1980-88; news CJCH Halifax 1988-93; News/Sports Director CKST Vancouver 1993-2001; retired from radio 



Norm Foster - Overnights CJGX Yorkton 1979-81; swing CFMC-FM Saskatoon 1981; middays CKJS Winnipeg 1981-84; swing CHIQ-FM Winnipeg 1984-86; overnights CIRK-FM Edmonton 1986-87; swing CKNG-FM Edmonton 1987; middays CIOF/CKXY Vancouver 1987-89; swing CKST Langley 1989; overnights CKXY Vancouver 1990; middays CJKR-FM Winnipeg 1990-91; swing CHIQ-FM Winnipeg 1993-94; p.m. drive/middays CFWM-FM Winnipeg 1999-2002; commercials, product branding, radio/TV imaging and industrial narration current; currently producing documentary TURN IT ON - The Glory Days of Canadian Top 40 Radio


Bill Fox circa 1948 - Click for larger photo courtesy Top Dog! A History of CKNW Bill Fox - Host Red White and Blue quiz CKWX Vancouver early 1940s; announcer CKNW New Westminster 1944-63 including first program director, host Fair Sex Quiz 1944, host Alberta Slim show 1947-52 and Barometer Bill late 1940s; CJJC Langley 1963.  Died July 7, 2012 at Qualicum Beach at age 94


Lew Fox - Click to enlarge Lew Fox - All night record man CKNW New Westminster circa 1947-50


Shane Foxman - Click for larger photo Shane Foxman - Broadcast Journalism graduate Loyalist College Belleville ON; television reporter/anchor CKOS-TV Yorkton SK 1988-89; CKPR-TV Thunder Bay 1989; Lethbridge and The New VR Barrie ON 1990s; A-Channel CKEM-TV Edmonton 1996-98; Victoria legislative bureau chief CKVU-TV Vancouver 1998-2000; news then co-host Breakfast Television Citytv Vancouver 2003-05; host íCaps Corner Citytv 2005; morning co-host CHMJ Vancouver 2005-06; CKST Vancouver 2006; morning host CFUN Vancouver 2006-08; sports anchor CBC Television Vancouver 2007-15; talk show fill-in host CKNW Vancouver 2016.  LinkedIn profile 


Julia Foy - Click to enlarge Julia Foy - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate; Western Cablevision Surrey; CISL Richmond early 1980s; Burnaby Council reporter CKNW New Westminster early 1980s; reporter Vancouver Show CKVU-TV Vancouver 1986; host/writer/reporter environmental documentaries; reporter CTV British Columbia 2001-13; reporter Global News Vancouver 2013-current; instructor Broadcast Journalism BCIT 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Hal Francis 1954 - Click to enlarge Hal Francis - Regina, Saskatoon and Hamilton radio; CKWX Vancouver 1954; middays/sales CKLG Vancouver late 1950s; stock market reporter CBU Vancouver 1970s


"Iron Buffalo" Don Francks 1971 - Click for larger photo Don Francks - Starred in Burns Chuckwagon Show CBC Vancouver 1954-55; overnight host CKMO Vancouver circa 1955; actor numerous stage/TV/screen productions 1959-2005 including Finian's Rainbow 1968, McCabe & Mrs. Miller 1971 and My Bloody Valentine 1981; formed jazz trio appearing in Toronto and New York 1962; Iron Buffalo all-nights CKVN/CFUN Vancouver 1971-73; writer of documentaries and public affairs specials; ACTRA Award for Best Dramatic Performance 1980-81; host Round Midnight CHWO Toronto current.  Died in Toronto April 3, 2016 at age 84.  Wikipedia bio 


Frank Franco - Click to enlarge Frank Franco - CFCP Courtenay/CHQB Powell River 1976; CKWX Vancouver 1977; CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1977; insurance sales 1977-81; Vancouver Sun/Province 1981-current & currently advertising sales manager automotive, travel and real estate categories


Jim Fraser 1975 - Click to enlarge with 2006 photo Jim Fraser - CKAY Duncan 1969-71; CHUB Nanaimo 1971-73; p.m. drive 1973-84 and morning host 1984-94 CKWX Vancouver; morning host CJJR-FM Vancouver 1994-97; morning fill-in CKKS-FM Vancouver 1997-99; Sea Watch CKNW Vancouver 2001; a.m. weekends/a.m. drive fill-in CKNW 2001-06; morning drive CKAY-FM Gibsons 2006-08


Laura Fraser (Ristock) - Click to enlarge
Laura Fraser (Laura Ristock) - Broadcast arts diploma Columbia Academy Vancouver 2009; account executive Astral Media Group Dawson Creek BC 2012-13; p.m. drive/middays/music programmer CKPM-FM Port Moody 2013; traffic reporter CHMJ/fill in traffic CKNW Vancouver 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Patricia Fraser - Click to enlarge Patricia Fraser - Host contemporary Celtic music program Celt in a Twist CJVB Vancouver current


Shelley Fraser - Click for 2006 photo Shelley Fraser - Morning show producer CKKS-FM Vancouver 1990-91; host Cryin' Lovin' or Leavin' Satellite Radio Network 1991-96; BC Country Music Association Greg Sherret Country Broadcaster of the Year 1994; talk/music host weekends WIC Radio Network/CKNW Vancouver 1996-97; CFOX-FM Vancouver 1997-99; swing CHUM-FM Toronto 1999-02; morning show co-host CFWM-FM Winnipeg 2002-03; animation/voiceovers Toronto 2003; morning show co-host CKUL-FM Halifax 2006-09; p.m. drive CFLT-FM Halifax 2009-current                                    


Grant Fredericks - Click to enlarge
Grant Fredericks - Broadcast Television Communications Degree Gonzaga University Spokane WA 1982; Reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver 1983-88; Owner West Coast Communications 1984-2000; Vancouver Police Constable 1988-2000; Principal Instructor Law Enforcement & Emergency Services Video Association 1998-2012; Manager Forensic Video Division Avid Technology 2000-06; Owner Forensic Video Solutions 2001-current; Certified Forensic Video Analyst/Contract Instructor FBI National Academy Quantico VA 2001-current.  LinkedIn profile



Lari Freeman - News CKLG/CKLG-FM Vancouver early 1970s; CJOR Vancouver


Linda Freeman - Click to enlarge Linda Freeman - Host The Weather Network Toronto 1993-97; co-host Vancouver Breakfast Vancouver Television 1997-2000; NHL host TSN Toronto 2002-current


Rob Freeman - Click to enlarge Rob Freeman - Graduate Applied Communication program Camosun College Victoria 2003; intern TSN Toronto 2002; afternoon show host/hockey broadcaster/sales rep CHET-FM Chetwynd BC 2003-06; anchor/reporter CKWX Vancouver 2007-13; audio producer
Accessible Media Inc. Victoria 2014; anchor/reporter/producer CFAX Victoria 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile 


"Tarzan Dan" Freeman - Click for 1997 photo courtesy Anthony Bliss Tarzan Dan Freeman - Afternoon drive/evenings CKAR Oshawa ON 1980-82; evenings/weekends CFFR Calgary 1982-83; evenings CFCN Calgary 1983-88; evenings CKXY Vancouver 1988-90; p.m. drive and evenings CFTR Toronto 1990-94; nationally syndicated countdown The Tarzan Dan Top 20 1993-94; p.m. drive CHOG Toronto 1994-96; On the Air, Everywhere with Tarzan Dan Canada 3000 Radio 1994-96; a.m. drive CKDX-FM Toronto 1998-99; Hits Around The World Air Canada Radio 1998-2002; p.m. drive CISS-FM Toronto 1999-2003; swing/production CHUM AM/FM Toronto 2004-05; a.m. drive CHSU-FM Kelowna 2005-11; photographer TDFoto.ca 2007-current; p.m. drive CFUN-FM Vancouver 2011; a.m. drive CHTT-FM Victoria 2011-12; a.m. drive CKCE-FM Calgary 2012-15; four time winner Canadian Radio Personality of the Year Gemini Awards.  LinkedIn profile 


Freeway Frank - Click for larger photo Freeway Frank - As Frank Kelly CKIS Montreal 1990-93; as Freeway Frank: CKLG Vancouver 1993-94; CKZZ-FM Vancouver 1995-2001; CKFM-FM Toronto 2001-07; host syndicated Canadian Top 20 2004-07; Iceberg Radio Channel 95 Sirius Satellite Radio 2006-07; player Canadian Poker Tour 2007-09 & 2010; morning co-host CKCE-FM Calgary 2009; morning co-host CJFM-FM Montreal 2011-current


Keith Frew - Click to enlarge Keith Frew - CKCQ Quesnel March-Aug 1973; CFTK Terrace Aug 1973-Jan 1974; morning host CKTK Kitimat Jan-May 1974; announcer/weekend all-nights and operator for Denny Boyd, Pat Burns, Chuck Cook, Ed Murphy and Jim Nielsen CJOR Vancouver May 1974-Spring 1975; CJVI Victoria Dec 1975-Jan 1976; Executive Assistant to Jim Nielsen Ministry of the Environment/Consumer and Corporate Affairs Jan 1976-Spring 1979; electoral campaigns/sales 1979-90; Insurance Bureau of Canada 1990-97; sports announcer/co-host Crime Prevention and You Rogers Cable 1990s; Constituency Assistant for Vancouver Kingsway MLA Rob Nijjar 2001-05; PA announcer South Surrey Eagles BCHL hockey team to 2005; Constituency Assistant for MLA Wally Oppal 2005-09 and Kash Heed 2009-current 


Ted Friend - Click to enlarge Ted Friend - On-air fill-in/swing announcer CKNW/CFMI-FM New Westminster; CFUN Vancouver; local actor in numerous movies/TV productions, usually as radio or TV anchor


Dawna Friesen - Click for larger image Dawna Friesen - Communications graduate Red River College Winnipeg; reporter Brandon, Saskatoon, Thunder Bay, Winnipeg; reporter/anchor CBC-TV Vancouver; anchor CBC Newsworld Toronto; political correspondent CTV Ottawa; national news correspondent/anchor CTV Toronto; foreign correspondent NBC News/MSNBC 1999-2010; anchor Global National based in Vancouver 2010-current


Russ Froese - Click to enlarge Russ Froese - Journalism/creative writing Langara College Vancouver 1970; reporter/anchor CFTK Radio & TV Terrace BC 1970-72; reporter/anchor/afternoon host CHNL Kamloops 1972; reporter NZBC Radio Wellington New Zealand 1976; reporter/producer/assignment editor CKNW Vancouver 1972-77; reporter/anchor BCTV Newshour Vancouver 1977-80; co-host/reporter CBC Television Pacific Report Vancouver 1980-81; producer/journalist CBC The Journal international 1981-88; 6 p.m. news anchor/senior producer CKVU-TV Vancouver 1988-2003; freelance documentary producer/communications consultant Vancouver 2004-current; delegate/provincial team leader B.C. detention monitoring program Canadian Red Cross 2004-current; numerous awards including ACTRA 1985, BCAB 1995 & RTDNA 1999.  LinkedIn profile 


Stephanie Froese - Click to enlarge
Stephanie Froese - Radio and Television Broadcasting Western Academy Broadcasting College Saskatoon 2010; reporter paNOW Prince Albert SK 2010-12; reporter CKOM Saskatoon 2010-12; server Moxie's Grill & Bar Calgary 2012-13; news reporter/anchor/producer CFFR Calgary 2013-15; reporter/anchor CKWX Vancouver 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Nick Frost - Click to enlarge Nick Frost - Anouncer CJIB Vernon 1969; operator/late night Saturday news/Saturday all night CHQM/CHQM-FM Vancouver 1970-71; announcer CKIQ Kelowna 1971-75; on air then Manager CHIM-FM Kelowna 1975-85; founder/President CILK-FM Kelowna 1985-2006; owner community web portal Castanet Kelowna 2000-current and Penticton 2006-current


Mellissa Fung - Click to enlarge Mellissa Fung - Master's degree Columbia School of Journalism New York 1995; reporter/Victoria correspondent CBC-TV Vancouver 2001-03; national reporter CBC Television Toronto and Regina 2003-current; kidnapped by armed men near Kabul, Afghanistan while on assignment with CBC October 12/08 and released November 8/08 after weeks of negotiations


Colin Funk - Click to enlarge Colin Funk -  BCIT Broadcast Journalism program graduate; CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1982; graduate Vancouver Playhouse 1985; stage actor/director/theatre producer; founder and artistic director Precipice Theatre Banff AB; creativity director Leadership Lab, Leadership Development, The Banff Centre current    


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