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Jan van Bruchem - Click for larger image Jan van Bruchem - Immigrated from the Netherlands to Canada in 1952; CKBR Barrie ON; host of weekly program Holland Calling aired in multi Canadian markets for 15 years late 1950s to early 1970s; representative Radio Nederland's transcription service; founder with Wim de Bruijn/on-air CJVB Vancouver which signed on June 18, 1972; served as vice-president Canadian Association of Ethnic Radio Broadcasters and director Canadian Association of Broadcasters; served as chairman of task force on the media for BC advisory committee on cultural heritage 1988-90; BC Association of Broadcasters Broadcaster of the Year 1989; sold CJVB 1992; retired as GM 1993.  Died in Tsawwassen June 1, 2000 at age 70


Rochelle van Halm - Click to enlarge Rochelle van Halm - Technology Diploma, Broadcast Journalism BCIT 1979; audio assistant The Vancouver Show CKVU-TV Vancouver 1976; graduate BCIT Broadcast communications 1977; news reporter CKWX Vancouver 1977-82; freelance journalist Canadian Business, BC Business, Flare, UnixWorld, Today's Bride, Westworld and David Suzuki's Discovery 1982-85; president Vancouver Media Club 1980s; senior staff writer Expo 86 Corporation 1985-86; freelance communications McKim Advertising, Blackcomb Mountain, Empress Hotel, Woodward's Stores and Vertigo Computer Imagery 1986-89; communications specialist Placer Dome 1996-99; media relations manager Creo/Kodak 2000-05; communications and stakeholder leader/Intranet manager/stakeholder engagement advisor BC Hydro Vancouver 2006-09; Stakeholder Engagement Advisor BC Hydro 2009-12; writer cancerqueen.me 2012-16.  Died in Vancouver February 23, 2016 at age 58.  LinkedIn profile


Jim Van Horne - Click to enlarge Jim Van Horne - CKMP Midland ON 1971; various other Canadian radio stations; 3-6 p.m. CKLG Vancouver 1976; intern CITY-TV Toronto 1980; sports CFAC-TV Calgary 1980; sports commentator including SportsDesk anchor TSN Toronto 1984-2001; syndicated talk show host on Team stations including CKST Vancouver 2001-02; Sportsnet Toronto 2003-current


Fred Van Velsen CISL 1980 - Click to enlarge Fred Van Velsen - Radio/TV  Kenora & Thunder Bay ON; film production; evening duty editor CJOB Winnipeg 1970s; news reporter CISL Richmond 1980; operations manager International Image Toronto 1990s


Jody Vance - Click for larger photo Jody Vance - Promotions coordinator CHRX/CJJR-FM Vancouver 1988-91; assistant promotions director/community cruiser reporter CKNW/CFMI-FM Vancouver 1991-95; corporate sales Orca Bay Sports & Entertainment 1996; sports anchor CIVT-TV Vancouver 1996-2000; anchor CTV/Rogers Sportsnet Toronto 2000-05; columnist 24HRS Toronto 2006-09; anchor Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment 2006-09; p.m. drive CHHR-FM Vancouver 2009-11; sports anchor CBC Vancouver 2010-11; host Seeking Stanley CBC Sports Vancouver 2011; co-host/news anchor Breakfast Television CityTV Vancouver 2011-16.  LinkedIn profile 


Bill Vander Zalm - Click for larger photo Bill Vander Zalm - Elected Surrey Alderman 1965; Surrey Mayor 1969-75; elected BC MLA 1975; purchased theme park Fantasy Garden World Richmond 1984; host garden show CKNW Vancouver 1985; host Premier Talk CKNW 1986-89; British Columbia Premier 1986-91; former B.C. Reform Party leader; appeared in TV spots for ICBC and Way to Grow garden supplements 


Wim Vander Zalm - Click to enlarge Wim Vander Zalm - Garden Talks weekly garden show host CKNW Vancouver 1986-2001; President Art Knapp Plantland 1986-current; CEO Grapevine Home and Garden 2002-07.  LinkedIn profile 


Samantha Vega - Click to enlarge Samantha Vega - BCIT Broadcast Communications Degree 1988; CJUP Langley 1985-86; BCIT radio graduate 1986; all-nights CHRX Vancouver 1988-90; self employed voice talent 1988-current; middays CKKQ-FM Victoria 1990-92; evenings CHRX 1992-94; Satellite Radio Network 1994-96; middays/evenings 76.1 InterFM Tokyo Japan 1996-2001; radio broadcaster/producer Orbitune Inc. Japan 1996-current; voice track HMV864 Hong Kong 1999-2003; technical producer MediaWorks Auckland New Zealand 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Jeff Veniot - Click to enlarge Jeff Veniot - BCIT Radio program graduate 1979; news/current affairs CFRO-FM Vancouver 1975-76; news/operations/pm traffic CJVB Vancouver 1978-80; tourist industry local and long-distance guiding full and part time 1980-current; sports representative Broadcast News Vancouver including coverage of Scott Tournament of Hearts curling 1997; board member Canadian Tour Guide Association of BC 1992-current and President 1994-2001


John Vennavally-Rao - Click for recent photo John Vennavally-Rao - Applied Communication Program graduate Camosun College Victoria 1991; honours Bachelor of Journalism University of King's College Halifax 1995; videographer CBC-TV Vancouver 1995-97; general assignment reporter VTV/CTV British Columbia 1997-2002; Atlantic news bureau correspondent CTV Halifax 2002-09; reporter CTV Toronto news bureau 2009-current.  LinkedIn profile


Trace Ventura  - Click to enlarge Trace Ventura - Graduate SAIT Calgary; as Racy Dave Tracy ski reporter CJAY-FM Calgary early 1990s; as morning sidekick Kooter CKMX Calgary early 1990s; as Trace Ventura news then host Indie Night in Canada CFOX-FM Vancouver mid 1990s-2004; host Canadian Content The Roxy Nightclub Vancouver; as Trace St. John reporter then traffic anchor CFFR Calgary 2006-current


Wayne Vernon - Click for larger photo Wayne Vernon - Host Caribbean Express then Caribbean Groove CHKG-FM Vancouver


Gord Vizzutti - Click to enlarge Gord Vizzutti - Reporter/anchor CHBC-TV Kelowna 1977-80; reporter/anchor/producer CKCK-TV Regina 1980-88; reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver 1988; news director/anchor CHBC-TV Kelowna 1988-96; media relations/marketing Silver Star Resort Vernon 1996-2001; marketing manager Kicking Horse Resort Golden BC 2002-04; owner Habitat Media Group Kelowna 2004-current; morning news announcer CKFR Kelowna 2008-current


Wendy Vreeken - Click to enlarge Wendy Vreeken - Researcher/part-time reporter/weekend news producer BCTV Vancouver 1980-83; reporter/producer/assignment editor CKVU-TV Vancouver 1983-2002; part time news/story producer CTV British Columbia 2002-07; producer including Living Vancouver CBC-TV Vancouver 2007-current


Rino Vultaggio - click to enlarge
Rino Vultaggio - Producer/show host Italian programming CJVB Vancouver 1970s-90; Publisher/Editor Italian newspapers Il Marco Polo and L’Eco D’Italia Vancouver current; BC Italian Business Excellence Media Award winner 2012 


Jim Waddell circa 1958 - Click to enlarge Jim Waddell - PM drive CKWX Vancouver 1958-59; CHEC Lethbridge AB 1959


Andrew Wadden - Click to enlarge Andrew Wadden - Columbia Academy Vancouver trainee; media relations assistant Vancouver Canadians baseball team 2009; sports reporter/writer CKNW Vancouver 2009-10; sports anchor/reporter CKWX Vancouver 2010-11; host/Associate Producer/Lead Editor Krown Countdown U Shaw TV western Canada 2011-current.  LinkedIn profile


Johanna Wagstaffe - Click to enlarge
Johanna Wagstaffe - Honours degree in geophysics The University of Western Ontario, London; intern Environment Canada Severe Weather Centre; meteorology certificate York University Toronto; meteorologist CBC News Network 2007-12; weather anchor CBC Vancouver & CBC News Now 2012-current


Jasdip Wahla - Click for larger photo Jasdip Wahla - Post-graduate journalism & mass communications program Punjabi University Patiala India; trainee sub-editor/reporter Indian Express newspaper 1990; reporter/sub-editor Nawan Zamana and news editor Prime Time; Punjabi news anchor Channel M/OMNI Vancouver current


Carl Waiz - Click to enlarge Carl Waiz - CJDC Dawson Creek circa 1960; news CJOR Vancouver early 1960s; news reporter CKNW Vancouver.  Died in White Rock BC January 9, 1982 at age 45


Hal Wake - Click to enlarge Hal Wake - Political journalist/producer and later host of Early Edition and book producer for Morningside CBC Radio Vancouver 1979-96; book reviewer Georgia Straight and Vancouver Sun; multiple host/moderator Victoria Literary Arts Festival; senior manager media relations Insurance Corporation of British Columbia to 2005; artistic director Vancouver International Writers Fest 2004-current (has announced plans to step down after 2017 edition).  LinkedIn profile 


Carly Walde - Click to enlarge Carly Walde - Graduate BCIT Broadcast program 2007; Newsbreak anchor CityTV Vancouver 2007; Assistant Production Coordinator The Eyes Productions 2007; Public Relations Coordinator Vega Port Coquitlam 2008; freelance pitch writer/researcher Insight Film Productions 2008-09; Associate Segment Producer SoMedia Networks Vancouver 2009; Fill Producer CKNW Vancouver 2010; traffic anchor CHMJ Vancouver 2009-11; midday host CKPK-FM Vancouver 2011-15.  LinkedIn profile 


Cal Walker - Click for larger photo Cal Walker - BCIT Broadcast and Media Communications graduate; Michael Stevenson CKWX Vancouver 1977-79; Mike Stevenson CKIQ Kelowna 1979; CKDA Victoria 1980; Calvin Jay Walker CKLG Vancouver 1980-83; CHFM-FM Calgary 1983-89; pilot/traffic reporter Cal Walker Traffic San Diego (KOGO, KGB-FM, KYMY-FM & XHCR-FM) 1990-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Barry Wall - Click to enlarge Barry Wall - DJ all-nights then evenings CFQC Saskatoon 1973-75; mid-days CHED Edmonton 1975-80; afternoon drive CKY Winnipeg 1980-84; morning drive CFRW Winnipeg 1984-85; afternoon drive CHIQ-FM Winnipeg 1987-88; host CKY-TV Winnipeg 1987-2000; afternoon drive CKY-AM Winnipeg 1990-94; co-host mornings (with Rob Christie and Val Cole) CKKS-FM Vancouver 2000-01; General Manager/Program Director CFNR-FM Terrace 2004-08; Barry Wall Consulting Ltd. 2008-current


Nancy Wall 1975 - Click to enlarge Nancy Wall - News/assistant to Jack Lee CJOR Vancouver 1970s


Anna Wallner - Click for larger photo Anna Wallner - Fraser Valley bureau chief then anchor/reporter Your Health CKVU-TV Vancouver 1994-99; co-host/executive producer The Shopping Bags W Network Toronto 1999-current and OWN 2011-current; named Broadcaster of Tomorrow by BC Association of Broadcasters 1999 and 2000


Andy Walsh - Click to enlarge
Andy Walsh - Announcer/sales CKSF Cornwall ON 1951; CJIC Sault Ste. Marie ON 1952; CFRA Ottawa; morning news CJAD Montreal 1954-68; morning news then News Director CHQM/CHQM-FM Vancouver 1968-93; B.C. Place Stadium announcer for visit of Pope John Paul II 1984; news CKST Vancouver 1990s; weekend morning news CKWX Vancouver 1997-current; member Canadian Association of Broadcasters Half Century Club 2002; Radio-Television News Directors Association Lifetime Achievement Award 2004; inducted into Canadian News Hall of Fame 2012 


Cecilia Walters - Click to enlarge
Cecilia Walters - Central Ontario radio 1973; CBC Toronto 1970s; reporter CTV National News Edmonton; reporter CTV Vancouver; co-host Newscentre with Bill Good CBC-TV Vancouver 1982-88; host Almanac CBC radio Vancouver 1990-92; news anchor Early Edition CBC radio Vancouver 1997-2015; retired 2015


Stu Walters - Click to enlarge Stu Walters - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2004; sports anchor/reporter/host Corus Entertainment  Vancouver 2004-14 including afternoon sportscaster CKNW 2009-14; reporter Associated Press 2006-current; sports reporter/rinkside host Shaw TV Vancouver 2007-current; fill-in host/announcer CKST/CTV Vancouver 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile


Tom Walters - Click to enlarge Tom Walters - News and legislative reporter CJVI Victoria; anchor/reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver; Bureau Chief CTV Halifax; national correspondent CTV News; News Director CTV British Columbia 2001-06; Los Angeles Bureau Chief CTV National 2006-current; twice Gemini Award nominee and winner of numerous news reporting awards; winner of two Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Gold Ribbons and Jack Webster Award


Lee Walton - Click to enlarge Lee Walton - News reader then reporter CKWX Vancouver 1997-2000; community events reporter CKKS-FM Vancouver 2000-02 including helicopter traffic reporter CKWX/CKKS-FM 2001-02; weekend reporter Global/Citytv Vancouver 2001-03; bmi British Midland Airways UK 2003-11; steward VIA Rail 2011; on-board product service delivery manager Air Canada Jazz 2011-current


Carol Wang - Click to enlarge Carol Wang - News reporter China Central Television; runner up TV Anchor Competition of China 2000; news reporter/anchor Talentvision Vancouver 2001; Mandarin news anchor Channel M/OMNI Vancouver to 2009; anchor Global National Mandarin Shaw Multicultural channel Vancouver/Calgary 2012-16


Bill Ward - Click to enlarge Bill Ward - (William Enoch Ward) host Bill Ward's Doghouse 11-midnight CKWX Vancouver 1940s-50s; CFUN Vancouver mid 1960s.  Died in Vancouver March 2, 1974 at age 74


Brook Ward - Click to enlarge Brook Ward - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; morning sports/announcer CJJR-FM/CJOR Vancouver late 1988; weekend sports talk CKNW Vancouver 1999-2002; sports talk host CHMJ Vancouver 2002; play-by-play Vancouver Canadians baseball CKST Vancouver 2003-06; fill-in Sportstalk/host Sports Weekend CKNW Vancouver 2007-14; pre and post game show host Vancouver Giants broadcasts CISL Vancouver 2008-12; Vancouver Canadians Broadcast & Journalism Hall of Fame inductee 2012; freelance fill-in CKST 2014-current


Johanna Ward - Click to enlarge Johanna Ward - Co-host entertainment show GO! Magazine CHEK-TV Victoria 2003-05; host & producer The Express Shaw TV Vancouver 2005-12; host Shaw TV national series Powered to Win 2008-10; weekly “gal about town” promo CFUN Vancouver 2008-09; host go! Vancouver Shaw TV 2012-14; founder/fitness instructor IT factor Vancouver 2014-current 


Toby Ward - Click to enlarge Toby Ward - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 1992; operator CKNW Vancouver 1990-91; News Director Sunshine Radio Network CKQR Castlegar/CKGF Grand Forks BC 1991-92; news anchor/reporter CKEG Nanaimo 1992-93; on-air/sports talk show producer/sports reporter CKLG Vancouver 1993-94; Founder/President/CEO Prescient Digital Media Toronto/Vancouver 2001-current


Peter Warren - Click for CJOB photo Peter Warren - St. John Telegraph Journal 1958; Calgary Herald 1962; Boston Record 1964; Hong Kong Star 1965; Winnipeg Tribune 1966 and City Editor 1968; talk show host Action Line CJOB Winnipeg 1971-98; columnist Winnipeg Sun 1980; named Western Association of Broadcasters Broadcaster of the Year 1997; CKNW Vancouver/Corus Radio Network talk show host weekends and fill-in 1999-2006; investigatibe journalist current; guest speaker/writer/TV-radio contributor; Canadian Association of Broadcasters' Hall of Fame inductee 1999.  CCF Biography  Website


Mark Washington - Click to enlarge Mark Washington - Industrial engineer graduate Rutgers University New Jersey; Barcelona Dragons of NFL Europa 1997; defensive back Montreal Alouettes 1997-2002; B.C. Lions defensive back 2003-06 and defensive backs coach 2008-current; co-host The Daily CHNU-TV Vancouver 2008-09; defensive backs coach BC Lions Football Club Vancouver 2008-current


Jack Wasserman - Click for larger photo Jack Wasserman - Highly respected Vancouver Sun night life and celebrity columnist 1949 on; CJOR Vancouver 1969; Wasserman's World CKNW circa 1970.  Died in Vancouver April 6, 1977 at age 50


Alan Waterman - Click to enlarge
Alan Waterman - VTR editor CBC Television Vancouver 1977-82; ENG news editor/shooter/producer CBC Television Vancouver 1982-96; television video-journalist CBC Vancouver and The National 1992-2012; retired from CBC 2012; communications committee member International Hockey Federation 2001-10; video-journalism trainer CBC Television 2003-current; Discover Channel director/shooter various series 2012-current; CPAC Campaign Politics reporter/producer 2013-current; faculty BCIT Broadcast & Online Journalism 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Vic Waters - Click to enlarge with 1995 photo Vic Waters - Wireless operator, engaged to copy Trans Radio news for CJOR Vancouver and Chicago Daily News Foreign Service for Daily Province 1939; studio operator/announcer CJOR 1941-42; Canadian Army 1942-46; studio operator/newscaster/announcer including host The Concert Hour then evening pop music DJ and later Program Director CJOR 1946-69; retired from CJOR 1969; Program Director Premier Cablevision 1969-1970s; member B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame Starwalk at the Orpheum 1998; member Canadian Association of Broadcasters Half Century Club 2002.  Died in Langley BC August 19, 2008 at age 89.


Laddie Watkis - Click to enlarge Laddie Watkis - Aka The Girl Baritone secretary/bill collector/piano player/singer CJOR Vancouver circa 1927-1950


Ed Watson - Click for recent photo Ed Watson - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; CBC Calgary; reporter/political correspondent/anchor Nightfinal CBC Vancouver; video-journalist CHEK-TV Victoria 1992-97; recipient Jack Webster Foundation Broadcast Journalism Fellowship award 2003; Victoria bureau chief CTV British Columbia 1997-2004; evening news anchor CHEK-TV Victoria 2004-07; Watson Media 2007-current; assignment editor CTV British Columbia 2009-10; Vancouver Island bureau chief CTV Vancouver 2012-14.  LinkedIn profile 


Keith Watson - Click to enlarge
Keith Watson - Swing/news/sports CJIV-FM Simon Fraser U. 1986-87; operator/remotes/voice tracking CISL Vancouver 1987-88; talk show host/producer/sports/swing CITR-FM UBC 1987-91; operator/remotes/VT/news/sports CKXY Vancouver 1990; operator/producer/screener CKWX/Satellite Radio Network 1990-91; sports/voice overs Broadcast News 1990-96; operator/remotes CKNW/CFMI-FM/Western Information Network Vancouver 1991-96; sports/Vancouver correspondent ESPN Radio 1994-2006; operator CKST Vancouver 1997; ticket sales/press asst. BC Lions 1997; Vancouver sports correspondent Associated Press Radio 2005-10; stats crew/PA announcer Kwantlen University Eagles 2006-13; stats crew spotter BC Lions 2007; sports reporter Sportswave website 2009-10; official scorer Northwest League Vancouver Canadians 2010; sports/Vancouver correspondent Westwood One Radio 2002-11; official scorer/scoreboard op Steveston Mens Fastpitch 2013


Amanda Wawryk - Click to enlarge Amanda Wawryk - Columbia Academy graduate 2006; ground traffic CHQM-FM Vancouver 2005-06; news reporter/anchor CHSU-FM Kelowna 2006-07; traffic reporter then anchor/writer CKWX Vancouver 2007-current & morning fill-in CFUN-FM Vancouver 2011-12; imaging voice CKQC-FM Abbotsford 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Les Way - Click to enlarge
Les Way - Reporter Powell River News 1930s and owner 1940-45; BC Division President Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association 1944; started national trade journal The Canadian Weekly Editor 1946; executive with Boy Scout association and awarded one of the Boy Scouts highest honours the Silver Acorn 1954; host Neighbourly News CBC Radio Network from Vancouver circa 1945-60.   


Hal Weaver 1970 - Click for 1964 CJCA photo Hal Weaver - DJ CKRD Red Deer; evenings CJCA Edmonton 1964-65; CHLO St. Thomas (London) ON; CKOC Hamilton 1967; CHUM Toronto 1968-70; CJOR Vancouver 1970; a.m. drive CKVN Vancouver 1970-71.  Died December 31, 1971 at age 28 in Surrey B.C.  Edmonton Broadcasters photos


Jack Webster - Click for alternate photo courtesy CKNW Jack Webster - Vancouver Sun reporter 1947; CJOR Vancouver 1953; Sunday Dispatch and TV Glasgow 1957; city mike and capsule comments CKNW New Westminster 1957; CKLG Vancouver 1960; talk show host CKNW 1961; CBC Vancouver correspondent; CJOR 1972; BCTV Vancouver 1979-87; Order of Canada 1988; News Hall of Fame and CAB Broadcast Hall of Fame 1989; panelist CBC-TV Front Page Challenge 1990-95.  Died in Vancouver March 2, 1999 at age 80.  Jack Webster Foundation  CCF Biography  City Mike audio circa 1955 


Shawn Webster - Click for larger photo Shawn Webster - BCIT broadcast graduate 1984; traffic reporter CKNW/CFMI-FM Vancouver to 2004; traffic CJJR-FM/CKBD Vancouver 2004-08 and morning co-host CKBD to 2008; realtor HomeLife Benchmark Realty Walnut Grove 2008-current.  Website


Tim Weekes - Click to enlarge Tim Weekes - Reporter/lineup editor CBC Television Vancouver current


Maria Weisgarber - Click to enlarge Maria Weisgarber - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2002; on-air news CKWX Vancouver 2001-04; host/producer newsbreaks and reporter The Express Shaw Cable 4 Vancouver 2004-06; investigative reporter CKWX Vancouver 2006-07; CTV British Columbia evening writer 2007-08 and reporter 2008-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Peter Weissbach photo courtesy KIRO Seattle - Click for larger photo Peter Weissbach - Talk show host CJOR Vancouver 1980s; on air/PD CJCA Edmonton late 1980s-93; talk host: KBNP Portland 1995; president Questline Productions (WA), Inc. 1995-current; talk host KOGO San Diego 1997; KVI Seattle (nationally syndicated from KOMO Seattle) 1998-2001; weekends/fill-in KIRO Seattle 2004; US syndicated talk show fill-in 2004-09; talk show host KVI Seattle 2009-10; president Seattle Building Maintenance, Inc. current



Paul Weisser - Click to enlarge Paul Weisser - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 2001; evening sports anchor CKWX Vancouver 2000-09; overnight news/sports anchor CKWX 2013-current


Dave Welch aka Bryan Davis - Click to enlarge Dave Welch - Graduate Radio-Television Arts Program Ryerson Toronto 1979; CKRA-FM Edmonton 1980-87; CFUN Vancouver 1987-92; CISL Vancouver 1992-93; weekends/swing CHQM-FM/CFUN Vancouver; as Bryan Davis: p.m. drive CHYM-FM Kitchener ON 2001-08; p.m. drive CIKZ-FM Kitchener 2008-current


Keith Wells - Click to enlarge Keith Wells - Radio/TV Arts graduate Northern Alberta Institute of Technology Edmonton 1987; videotape operator Television New Zealand Auckland 1985; production assistant ITV Edmonton 1986-87; sports anchor/reporter CFRN-TV Edmonton 1987-88; sports anchor/reporter CISA-TV Lethbridge 1989-92; sports anchor/reporter ITV Edmonton 1992; sports anchor/reporter CHEK-TV Victoria 1992-97; sports/news anchor/reporter BCTV Vancouver 1997-2001; sports anchor/reporter CHEK-TV 2001-08; owner ArmchairTourist Video Inc. 2009-current; founder/director of newsroom relations SendtoNews Victoria 2009-current.  LinkedIn profile 



Art Welsh - BC Mainland Cricket League pamphlet editor 1949; news editor Ubyssey Newspaper UBC Vancouver circa 1950; news/public affairs CJOR Vancouver circa 1950; teacher Kerrisdale School 1951   


Ted Wendland - Click for larger photo Ted Wendland - Music director CFMI-FM/CKNW New Westminster 1972-77; on air/music director CJJC Langley 1977-78; CFMI-FM/CKNW 1978-83; music director CHQR Calgary 1983-93; remote co-ordinator CFMI-FM/CKNW 1993-99; webmaster Puget Sound Radio 1999-2006; webmaster Radio West 2006-current; remote producer CISL Vancouver 2009-11.  LinkedIn profile 


Don West - click to enlarge Don West - CKLW Windsor circa 1968; KIMN Denver late 1960s-early 70s; CHQT & CHED Edmonton; CHAB Moose Jaw SK; CHAM Hamilton; SRN Oldies Network then weekends CISL Vancouver 1992-2009; retired from radio 2009.  CKLW audio courtesy Blair West and The Classic CKLW Website 


John West - Click to enlarge

John West - As John Stott: announcer/newscaster CFCP Courtenay 1968-69; news CJJC Langley 1969-70 and as John West: evening DJ CJJC 1970; morning traffic/Pat Burns Show producer/DJ CJOR Vancouver 1970-72; evenings oldies show CKWX Vancouver 1972-74; North Shore Cable/Delta Cable show host; Insurance Corporation of British Columbia 1974 on; part time/remotes CKWX 1974-86; semi-retired running small business training consulting company current



Eric Westra - Click to enlarge Eric Westra - As Eric Westin announcer CHIQ-FM Winnipeg 1979-81; announcer CIRK-FM Edmonton 1981; midday/afternoon host CFOX-FM Vancouver 1981-88; announcer CFMI-FM Vancouver 1988-89; announcer CILQ-FM Toronto 1989-91; PD CJKR-FM Winnipeg 1991-92; morning host CILK-FM Kelowna 1992-94; President and Senior Consultant Creativetech Services Inc. 1996-current; as Eric Westra news anchor CKWX Vancouver 1997-2003; Business Analyst/Technical Communications Consultant CGA-Canada (Certified General Accountants Association of Canada) 2003-06; Marketing and Communications Manager Visiphor Corporation 2004-06; Business Analyst/Product Solutions Specialist Canaccord Financial 2008-10; Business Analyst E-Comm Vancouver 2011; Business Process Analyst TransLink Burnaby 2011-12; Documentation and Form Authoring Consultant Interfor Vancouver 2011-current; Change Management Consultant/Business Process Lead - Development and Alumni Engagement University of British Columbia 2012-current; Project Manager Systems Transformation & Change Management Tides Canada 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile  


Kim Whale - Click to enlarge Kim Whale - Graduate degree Behavioral Science Simon Fraser University 1969 while freelancing for CBC; counter culture assignment reporter CKLG-FM Vancouver 1969-71 including coverage of Amchitka nuclear test story and crew member on Greenpeace II; dubbed LG-FM’s Hippy Dippy newsman/commentator by the Vancouver Sun; producer Chuck Davis Show CBC Radio Vancouver 1972-73; radio producer then executive producer TV for CBR Calgary 1973-76; book shop owner/CBC freelance Victoria; established Radio U’Vic and Canadian Review as Director of Information Services, University of Victoria 1977-86; rare book business selling Western Canadiana and author of a guide to collecting rare books; retired/film narrator Vancouver Island Health Authority; occasional teaching at U’Vic Victoria current


Carrie Whetstone - Click to enlarge Carrie Whetstone - Now Carrie Spencer; BCIT Broadcast program trained 1976; news reporter/news secretary CJOR Vancouver 1976-78; reporter local newspapers various locations in Canada; Director Centre for Teaching and Educational Technologies Royal Roads University Victoria 2004-07; Regional Manager Educational Technologies Vancouver Coastal Health Authority 2007-current.  LinkedIn profile


Casey White - Click to enlarge Casey White - Royal City Academy of Broadcasting Graduate 1975; news reporter CKDA Victoria 1977-78; swing announcer CKLG Vancouver 1978-81; promotions assistant/traffic reporter/announcer CKNW/CFMI-FM New Westminster 1982-83; announcer CFUN Vancouver 1982-86; morning show co-host CISL Richmond 1987-91; Account Executive NOWTV/JOYTV Fraser Valley 2001-09; announcer/ Account Executive CISL Vancouver 2001-12; Account Executive JOYTV Surrey 2012-14; Account Manager Prairie Naturals Fraser Valley 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Dave White - Click to enlarge Dave White - Political Science/French, University of Victoria 2004-06; news CHEK-TV Victoria 2008; CKNW Vancouver 2008; graduate BCIT Broadcast Journalism program 2009; reporter CKWX Vancouver 2009-current


Jana Lynne White - Click to enlarge
Jana Lynne White - Actor/narrator; producer/host CFOX-FM Vancouver; entertainment reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver; Associate Creative Director Shane Lunny Productions; host/producer MuchMusic 1990-2004; Creative Director Moonhill Media 2004-current; Home host CIRH-FM Vancouver 2015.  LinkedIn profile 


Les White - Click to enlarge Les White - News CKNW New Westminster circa 1955


Myles White - Click to enlarge Myles White - DJ CJOR Vancouver; CBC TV producer/director/executive director; teacher Seneca College Toronto; drug & alcohol rehabilitation counselor; word processing company owner; computer consultant; author How to Buy a Computer 1999 and How to Avoid Buying a New Computer


Eric Whitehead - Click to enlarge Eric Whitehead - Script writer Duffy's Tavern Hollywood 1946; dramatic script writer/as Jack White host Saturday night show series CBR Vancouver 1946-50; sports columnist Vancouver Province 1947-late 1970s; founded/chaired BC Athletic Round Table promoting amateur sport 1953; organized first Canadian East-West College Football Championship between UBC and Queen's 1953-54; involved with promotion of 1954 British Empire Games Vancouver and partly responsible for decision to build Empire Stadium; curator BC Sports Hall of Fame 1966 and named Honourary Curator 1975; inducted into BC Sports Hall of Fame 1977; appointed Sports Consultant to Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Government Services 1980BC Sports Hall of Fame bio


Barb Whiting CJAZ-FM early 1980s - Click for recent photo Barbara Whiting - News: CFRB Toronto, CKNW New Westminster, CKWX Vancouver; co-host CJAZ-FM Vancouver 1980-85; script writer/graphic design project manager/director of computer-animated videos Pixelmedia Vancouver; co-written TV pilots Catch This and Galosh; wrote plays Desperate Fishwives and The Lie Factory, produced in two Vancouver theatres; co-producer Prizeweek Puzzle United Media New York (featured in 33 papers); teaching journalism, script-writing and business writing to international university students in Vancouver and co-producing a newspaper feature (for United Media of New York) which appears in 30 newspapers in U.S. Canada and Bahamas current


Tony Whitney - Click for larger image Tony Whitney - Automotive journalist numerous publications including Vancouver Sun, Western Driver, North Shore News and others; co-host with Ted Laturnus Driver's Seat CBC-TV Vancouver and widely syndicated mid 1980s-90s; commentator CBC Radio Vancouver; co-host Inside Track VTV Vancouver/Speedvision/PBS late 1990s; co-host widely syndicated Driver's Seat current


Jessica Whitworth - Click to enlarge Jessica Whitworth (Now Jessica Kawer) - Columbia Academy broadcast program 2006; receptionist then promotions/Funfinder Cruiser reporter/traffic reporter CKBD/CJJR-FM/CKPK-FM Vancouver 2006-current; film critic Get Reel Vancouver 2011-current; Craft Beer host and enthusiast Cannery Brewing Company Penticton 2014-current; midday host CIGV-FM Penticton 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Norma Wick - Click for recent photo Norma Wick - Host/reporter sports then news CKVU-TV Vancouver 1989-96; host/reporter/producer Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment Vancouver 1996-2001; host/reporter/producer Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Toronto 2001-07; freelance producer/reporter/host College of Sports Media Toronto 2008-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Stephanie Weibe - Click to enlarge
Stephanie Wiebe - Bachelor's Broadcast Journalism Ryerson University Toronto 2010; Broadcast Services intern CNW Group 2008; intern Access Hollywood, NBC Universal 2009; sports reporter Ryerson University Toronto 2009-10; Olympic coverage technical assistant CTV Vancouver 2010; promotions CHUM Radio Vancouver 2010; news writer Global BC morning news 2010-12; assistant production coordinator Force Four Entertainment Vancouver 2011; traffic/weather announcer CHMJ Vancouver 2012; music cue sheets coordinator Greedy Productions Vancouver 2012-13; helicopter traffic reporter Canadian Traffic Network/Global BC weekends Vancouver 2011-13; overnight assignment news writer CTV BC 2013; reporter based in Red Deer CTV Edmonton 2013-14; news reporter CBC Television Calgary 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Cara Weist 2003 - Click to enlarge Cara Wiest - Reporter CBC Vancouver 1990s-2003; reporter CBC Toronto 2003-current


Justin "Drex" Wilcomes - Click to enlarge
Justin "Drex" Wilcomes - National announcer 2JJJ/ABC Radio Sydney 1995-2001; announcer Nova 100 Melbourne 2001; network drive announcer Hot FM Townsville 2001-03; announcer 4MMM Brisbane 2003-04; evenings Hot91/Zinc96 Sunshine Coast 2004-06; PD/mornings Hot100/Mix1049 Darwin 2006-08; PD/mornings 4CC/4RO/Zinc Central Queensland 2008-09; PD/mornings CKQR-FM Castlegar/CHNV-FM Nelson 2009-11; PD/Drive CJUI-FM Kelowna 2011-12; Group PD CFCP-FM Courtenay/CFNI Port Hardy/CFPW-FM Powell River/CIQC-FM Campbell River 2012-13; announcer CFOX-FM Vancouver 2013-14; talk show host CKNW Vancouver 2014-current.  Twitter page 


Erin Wilde - Click to enlarge Erin Wilde - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; swing/copy CJAT Trail BC 1991-93; mornings CKRV-FM Kamloops 1993-98; swing/middays CKZZ-FM Vancouver 1999-2003; weekends CFBT-FM Vancouver 2003-05; voice talent GFORCE Media Productions current; middays CKCE-FM Calgary 2007-16; p.m. drive host CHFM-FM Calgary 2016-current


Tom Wilkinson - Click to enlarge Tom Wilkinson - BBC UK; radio station startup Barbados late 1940s-early 1950s; news CKWX Vancouver 1953-54; Australian Broadcasting Corporation mid 1950s


Ray Willes 1960s - Click for later photo courtesy LARadio.com Ray Willes - CKWX Vancouver 1960-61; KOIL Omaha NB; p.m. drive KDEO San Diego 1965-66; KGIL Los Angeles 1966; KBIG/KBRT Catalina CA 1968-77; KFI Los Angeles 1980-86; voiceovers Los Angeles


Bob Willett - Click to enlarge Bob Willett - CFCT Victoria 1940; CJVI Victoria; CBR Vancouver; CFPR Prince Rupert; production manager CKMO Vancouver circa 1945; announced RCAF Tour For Talent Show from Toronto during WWII; moved to Hollywood 1947 and became production manager for Broadcasters Network Studios and panel member on ABC network program Hollywood Byline; weekend column Hollywood Byline Vancouver Sun early 1950s


Bill Williams - Click to enlarge Bill Williams (William E. Williams) - CFVR Abbotsford; news CKLG Vancouver; news CKWX Vancouver circa 1960; daytime talk show host Talk Back CHEK-TV Victoria 1973-75; talk show host CJOR 1980s; news CKO-FM-4 Vancouver; CKST Vancouver.  Died October 4, 2009 in North Vancouver at age 84


Billy Williams CFUN - Click for recent photo
Billy Williams - CKYI Peace River; CHED Edmonton 1970s; CFUN Vancouver 1980s; CHED; CFRN Edmonton; CFCN Calgary; music director CISN-FM Edmonton 1990s; CFMG Edmonton mid 2000s; weekends, CKJR Wetaskiwin AB 2006-current.  1998 RadioWest audio


Brad Williams - Click to enlarge Brad Williams - Weather/news/sports/commercials CHOV-TV Pembroke ON; Program Director CFVR Abbotsford 1970s-early 80s; CFUN Vancouver; CFRA Ottawa; weekends CISL Vancouver current


Bruce Williams - Click for larger photo Bruce Williams - CKSA Loydminster AB; CHAB Moose Jaw late 1970s; CFJC Kamloops 1981-82, CKLG Vancouver 1982-85; CFMI-FM Vancouver 1985-92; CHRX/CJJR-FM Vancouver 1992-94; Satellite Radio Network (CKWX); traffic reporter CKWX Vancouver 1994-2012.  Died February 21, 2012 in Tsawwassen at age 54


Denalda Williams on set of Knockers 2004 - Click to enlarge Denalda Williams - BCIT Broadcast program trainee; afternoon eye-in-the-sky traffic reporter CKNW New Westminster circa 1980; actor TheatreSports Vancouver 1981; actor (sometimes credited as Denny Williams) numerous TV and screen movies 1987-current including MacGyver 1989, The X Files 1995-96, Malcom in the Middle 2000 and Six Feet Under 2001; writer and solo performer stage production Knockers Vancouver 2004


Kirk Williams - click to enlarge
Kirk Williams - BA economics/political science Trent University Peterborough ON 1982; master political science Dalhousie University Halifax 1986; bachelor of journalism University of King's College Halifax 1987; agriculture reporter CBC Saskatoon 1988-89; reporter/legislative reporter/senior news producer/dep. bureau chief CBC Winnipeg 1989-2002; general reporter specializing in real estate/development stories and the Olympics CBC Vancouver 2002-15; Media Relations & Communications Director Pace Group 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile


Wayne Williams - Click to enlarge Wayne Williams - CHWK Chilliwack 1978-81; CKLG Vancouver 1982; CFUN Vancouver 1982-2001; CHQM-FM Vancouver 1999-2001; Deputy Fire Chief to 2005 and Fire Chief Penticton Fire Department 2005-16; retired.  LinkedIn profile 


Wayne Williams - Click to enlarge Wayne Williams - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; political reporter/newsroom manager CBC Vancouver; senior producer Canada Now CBC Vancouver; News Director CBC Vancouver 2009-current; three-time winner Jack Webster award for best television reporting.  LinkedIn profile 


Dan Williamson - Click for 1970s CKLG photo Dan Williamson - CKLG Vancouver 1974-77; CFTR Toronto 1978-83; CKEY Toronto 1984-87; CKFM-FM Toronto 1987-95; CISS-FM Toronto; national voice Global Television; voice imaging current


Michael Willmore - Click to enlarge
Michael Willmore - Warehouseman Molson Brewery Vancouver retired; host Rock Talk CFRO-FM Vancouver 1975-current; briefly CISL Vancouver 1986; Rock Talk host CITR-FM Vancouver 1987; host Rockinitis Shaw TV Vancouver 2005-current 


Dan Willmott - Click to enlarge Dan Willmott - CJME Regina; CKGM Montreal circa 1979; Calgary; actor in numerous TV movies and series including Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye 2003, Starhunter 2003-04, and Smallville 2010; commercial voice for Home Hardware; weekend/morning show fill-in CHHR-FM Vancouver 2011.  Dan Willmott website


Dylan Willows - Click for recent photo Dylan "Big D" Willows - Columbia Academy graduate; CJCD-FM Yellowknife 1998-99; co-founder Mungbeen Multimedia Victoria 1999; morning co-host CFBT-FM Vancouver to 2004; host p.m. drive CKKQ-FM Victoria 2005-06; morning drive co-host CJZN-FM Victoria 2006-current


Gerry Wilmot - Click for larger 1966 photo courtesy LM Radio Gerry Wilmot - Born in Victoria BC 1914; announcer CJOR Vancouver 1930s; hockey commentator CBC 1940s; CBC UK war correspondent London UK 1940s (awarded MBE for his work); presenter Blitz Scrapbook BBC UK 1941; appeared in movies Flying Fortress 1942 and Dreaming 1944; Expeditionary Forces variety and music programmes 1944-45; Hit Parade host English service Radio Luxembourg 208 mid 1950s; TV station manager Bermuda 1950s; Independent Television Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe broadcasting Corporation) Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe) late 1950s; DJ LM Radio Lorenco Marques (now Moputo) Mozambique 1962; music program compiler Springbok Radio Johannesburg South Africa 1060s-78; described in Guinness Book of Records as world's fastest speaking broadcaster.  Died in Johannesburg, South Africa 1978 at age 64


Greg Wilmot 1980s - Click for 1973 Jamaica and recent enlargements Greg Wilmot - Freelance writer/children's radio programming Jamaican Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) pre 1963; studio technician JBC/TV anchor weekly TV magazine JIS-TV Kingston Jamaica 1963-68; commercial copy writer CJJC Langley 1968-71; morning host Radio Jamaica AM/afternoon drive RJR-FM Kingston Jamaica 1971-77; news desk CFVR Abbotsford 1978; studio technician CJVB Vancouver 1978; morning host CKAY Duncan 1979; p.m. drive CJAZ-FM/jazz music director CKKS-FM Vancouver 1979-86; freelance broadcaster/writer/voice talent 1986-96; freelance news desk CKBD 1996-2008/CJJR-FM Vancouver 1996-2011; freelance CHQM-FM/CFUN AM/CFTE/CKST Vancouver 2004-16; mostly retired current


Aleta Wilson - Click to enlarge Aleta Wilson - Afternoon host/Music Director CHET-FM Chetwynd BC 2006; promotions department Corus Entertainment Vancouver 2006-07; morning host CHMJ and traffic/weather CKNW Vancouver 2006-12; traffic reporter/producer Canadian Traffic Network Vancouver 2013-15; announcer Corus Entertainment Vancouver 2014-15; traffic reporter CKWX Vancouver 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile


Ben Wilson - Click to enlarge Ben Wilson - All-night CKST Vancouver 1998; BCIT Broadcast Program trainee 2001; news anchor CKWX Vancouver 2001-current



Bob Wilson - CFUN Vancouver 1974-76


Chris Wilson - Click to enlarge Chris Wilson - On air CKQR Castlegar BC 1971; production assistant/operator/late night newscasts/live inserts CKNW Vancouver 1971-74 including Captain Chris on Flightacular CKNW 1973; Educational Media production BCIT 1974-83; corporate videos/communications consultant/instructor BC Telephone Co. 1985-94; instructor BCIT 1994-current; professor Kwantlen Polytech University 1995-current; communications consultant current


Don Wilson CKDA Victoria - Click to enlarge Don Wilson - Announcer CKNW New Westminster 1944; CKMO Vancouver 1947; CKDA Victoria 1952; talk show host CKLG Vancouver 1950s; CHUB Nanaimo 1968



Ed Wilson - News CJOR Vancouver circa 1969


George Wilson - Click for recent photo George Wilson - Started career on Canadian Prairies; CJVI Victoria; news CJOR Vancouver 1960s; news including long-time City Hall reporter CBC Radio Vancouver early 1970s-92; one of original founders and backers of Vancouver Media Club; retired to Green Lake BC and served as chief of Watch Lake-North Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department until 2007Died January 26, 2013 at 100 Mile House BC at age 85


John Wilson - Click to enlarge John Wilson - Voice of national TV commercials 1960s; news reader/fill-in talk show host CJOR Vancouver 1970s; production manager/p.m. drive news CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1988-89; retired from radio


Kasey Wilson - Click to enlarge Kasey Wilson - Award winning food and travel writer; food editor Wine Access magazine current; editor Best Places Vancouver current; co-host Best of Food and Wine CFUN Vancouver 1997-2009 and CISL Vancouver 2010-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Kent Wilson - Click to enlarge Kent Wilson - BCIT Broadcast Graduate (Radio) 1995; CKGR/CKIR Golden BC 1995; CKZZ-FM/CISL Vancouver 1995; announcer/music director Central Island Broadcasting (CKWV-FM/CHWF-FM Nanaimo/CIBH-FM Parksville/CKLR-FM Courtenay) 1995-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Mike Winlaw - Click to enlarge Mike Winlaw - Host Hourglass CBC-TV Vancouver 1970-76; co-host Vancouver Show CKVU-TV Vancouver 1976; Vancouver host Summer Magazine CBC-TV network 1982; actor First Blood 1982, The Accused 1988, The Fly II 1989, Jennifer Eight 1992 and TV series MacGyver.  Died in Kelowna September 29, 2014 at age 76  


Jeff Winskell - Click to enlarge Jeff Winskell - Writer/producer CKWV-FM/CHWF-FM Nanaimo/CIBH-FM Parksville/CKLR-FM Courtenay 2002-03; show producer CISL/CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2005-08; Music Director/swing CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2008-12; Assistant Regional Brand Director Astral Media Inc./Bell Media Kelowna 2012-14; PD Bell Media St. Catharines/Niagara ON 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile  


Ross Winters - Click to enlarge Ross Winters - CKDA Victoria 1980s; assistant program director/music director CKLG/CFOX-FM Vancouver 1986-89; PD CITI-FM Winnipeg 1989-93; PD CKNG-FM/CHED Edmonton 1993; PD CFMI-FM Vancouver 1993-2003; PD CFOX-FM Vancouver 2001-03; National Director of Programming, Corus Radio based in Vancouver 2003-08; PD CFNY-FM Toronto 2008-13; Format Captain alternative/mainstream rock Corus Entertainment Toronto 2011-13; President Ross Winters Media Toronto 2014-current; Director of Programming The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile


David Wisdom - Click for larger photo David Wisdom - CBC Radio Vancouver 1977-2008 including host Nightlines 1987-97; co-host (with Leora Kornfeld) Radiosonic Saturday Night; host Pearls of Wisdom and Radio On CBC Radio Two to 2008


Dale Wolfe - Click to enlarge Dale Wolfe - Graduate Bob Layton School of Broadcasting Edmonton; CFGP Grande Prairie 1979-80; afternoon drive CKRA-FM Edmonton 1986-93; sports/weather anchor Global TV Edmonton 1987-94; program director CKBD Vancouver 1994-96; program director CJCA Edmonton 1996-97; mornings CKBD 1997-2000; weekend mornings then afternoon drive CHQM-FM Vancouver 2000-13; actor; filmmaker; award winning screenwriter; partner Stogies Entertainment Vancouver 2009-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Michael Woloshen - Click to enlarge Michael G. Woloshen - BCIT Broadcast; Associate Producer Delta Cable TV 1977-80; writer/producer CHEK-TV Victoria 1980-current; host A La Carte cooking show 1984; late movie host Reel Guy 1985; variety performer/producer Highband BCTV Vancouver/CHEK-TV 1989; co-writer childrens show Foufouli Knowledge Network Vancouver/CHEK-TV/BCTV early 1990s; creator/producer Home Check with Shell Busey BCTV/CHEK-TV 1995- 2003; line producer Canadian Biker TV 1997; multiple CanPro/TVB/BCAB awards; CAB Quarter Century Club 2002; Co-Producer/Director Design District; Co-Producer/Director Cooking on the Coast; Director/Co-producer Family Matters with Judge Harvey Brownstone; Co-Producer Chek Around and TREND; Director The Wealthy Life with Sybil Verch; Director of Creative Services CHEK-TV current; son of broadcaster Andy Walsh.  LinkedIn profile  IMDb profile 


Tommy Wolski - Click for larger photo Tommy Wolski - Former jockey; host Horse Talk CJOR Vancouver 1970s; horse racing show CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1980s; host Sport of Kings cable TV and CKVU-TV/Citytv Vancouver 1992-current; Jockey Club of Canada Sovereign Award Outstanding Film/Video/Broadcast 1998 & 2001; Hoss Talk columnist The Province current


Canede Wong - Click to enlarge Canede Wong - Weekly home improvement program CJVB Vancouver; daily drop-in home improvement ideas program CJVB current; Chinese commercial voice of Home Depot CJVB current; Instructor Electronics Technical Program British Columbia Institute of Technology 1985-2015 (retired).  LinkedIn profile 


Denise Wong - Click to enlarge Denise Wong - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate 2008; reporter Street Cents Vancouver 2001-04; reporter/anchor CKFR Kelowna 2007-10; CKWX Vancouver web editor/reporter 2010-12 and Managing Editor Web and New Media 2012-current.  LinkedIn profile 



Eileen Wong - Columbia School of Broadcasting graduate; traffic reporter CKO-FM-4 Vancouver circa 1984; traffic reporter CIOF Vancouver mid 1980s; communications liaison British Columbia School Superintendents Association Vancouver current


Jennie Wong - Click for enlargement at age 17 Jennie Wong - Won Vancouver Sun contest for a radio show, judged by a panel including New York DJ Freddie Robbins, Frank Sinatra and orchestra leader Claude Thornhill, Jennie's Juke Joint half-hour Saturday afternoons CKMO Vancouver 1948; considered to be first Chinese-Canadian and first female DJ in Canada; morning weather CBC Edmonton; theatrical and TV make-up CBC Edmonton for 25 years. Died in Edmonton June 2, 2011 at age 79


Wesla Wong - Click to enlarge Wesla Wong - Criminology/communications Simon Fraser University; marketing/community relations Capilano University 2005-07; producer Shaw Communications 2006-07; announcer Jim Pattison Broadcast Group 2006-08; community reporter CHBC-TV Kelowna 2007-08; weather anchor then meteorologist Global Television Vancouver 2008-13; weather host CHBC-TV Kelowna 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile


Treen Wood - Click to enlarge Treena Wood - BCIT broadcast graduate; CHBC-TV Kelowna 1995; news CJJR-FM Vancouver 1995-96; news reader/editor CKWX Vancouver 1996-current including News Director 2010-16 and National Format Director - News Rogers Radio 2016-current



John Woodbridge - aka Jay Woods; CHOW Welland ON; mid mornings CFCP Courtenay 1963-64; on-air and PD CJJC Langley mid 1960s; CKPR Thunder Bay; p.m. drive/mornings CFTR Toronto 1971-73; CKEY Toronto 1979; PD CHQT Edmonton 1980-81


Shane Woodford - Click to enlarge Shane Woodford - BCIT Broadcast journalism graduate 2009; reporter/editor CBC Television Vancouver 2009; anchor/reporter CHNL Kamloops 2009-11; Research Room Supervisor 2010 Winter Olympics NBC Sports Vancouver 2010; anchor/reporter/fill in talk show host CKNW Vancouver 2011-16; News Director CHNL Kamloops 2016-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Kristin Woodhouse - Click to enlarge
Kristin Woodhouse - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 2011; news CJFC Kamloops 2010; news CJSU-FM Duncan 2011-12; news anchor/web desk CKWX Vancouver 2012-current


"The Woodman" John Woodlock - Click to enlarge John Woodlock - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; operator CKNW Vancouver 1989-91; part time/swing CKIQ Kelowna summer 1990; CKCQ Quesnel Apr-Oct 1991; part time then swing CKIQ Kelowna Oct 1991-Oct 1995, p.m. drive CFFM-FM Williams Lake Oct 1995-Oct 1996; as The Woodman overnight/swing/morning fill-in CKZZ-FM Vancouver and as John Woodlock CISL Vancouver 1997-99; as The Woodman: middays CKIK-FM Calgary 1999-2000; evenings/swing CKFM-FM Toronto 2000-03; as John Woodlock swing CIDC-FM Toronto 2003-07; freelance voice acting PN Agency Toronto current; part time swing CHUM-FM Toronto 2007-current


Rita Woodman - Click to enlarge Rita Woodman - CKLG Vancouver 1984; CKNW New Westminster; CFOX-FM Vancouver; host Vancouver Show CKVU-TV Vancouver; CHUM Toronto; CKXL Calgary; CFMI-FM Vancouver; actor/singer/voiceovers Vancouver current.  Voice 123 biography


Steve Woodman - Click for CKUA and WNBC Woodman & Rich photos Steve Woodman - Announcer CKUA Edmonton late 1940s-early 1950s; CJCA Edmonton 1955; CFRN Edmonton; CFCF Montreal; announcer/narrator CBC Montreal 1956-58 including voice of Miss Juggs, narrator In The Story Book 1957 and host Stevie-O 1958; host The J. Fred Muggs Show WNTA-TV Newark NJ 1959; with co-host Keith Rich: Woodman & Rich mornings CKWX Vancouver 1960-61, p.m. drive CKEY Toronto 1961-62 and WNBC New York 1962-63; guest host/performer The Popeye Show WPIX-TV New York 1960; late night WINS New York 1965; KFWB Los Angeles 1965; TV show host and first Ronald McDonald Los Angeles; KDAY Santa Monica CA 1968; p.m. drive CKWX 1969-73; original cast member Dr. Bundolo's Pandemonium Medicine Show CBC Radio Vancouver 1972-74; severely injured in motor vehicle accident in Delta BC in 1974.  Died in Vancouver March 13, 1990 at age 62


Jeff Woods - Click to enlarge Jeff Woods - Graduate two-year radio course Fanshawe College London ON 1985; CFRQ-FM Halifax 1985-87; owner Disc Works Toronto 1988-91; helped launch CFBR-FM Edmonton 1992-95; Sony Music Canada 1995-97; middays then Music Director/Assistant PD CILQ-FM Toronto 1997-2003; PD/Music Director CFMI-FM/CFOX-FM Vancouver 2003-05; host syndicated Legends of Classic Rock CFMI-FM 2004-current; programming and content director Corus Radio Interactive Toronto 2005-current; VT Electric Brunch weekends CFMI-FM Vancouver current; p.m. drive CFGQ-FM Calgary 2012-current


John Woodward - Click to enlarge
Jon Woodward - Bachelor of science/mathematics University of BC 2005; reporter The Glove and Mail 2005-06; producer The Pig Farm 2006-10; reporter Vancouver Sun 2007; investigative reporter CTV British Columbia 2007-current; Canadian Student Press Freedom Award 2005; Jack Webster fellowship 2009; two Edward R. Murrow Awards 2011; Gemini Award for Best Editorial Research 2011.  LinkedIn profile


Cory Woron - Click to enlarge Cory Woron - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; sports reporter CKNW Vancouver late 1990s; sports anchor Global Television Winnipeg 1998; public address announcer Manitoba Moose 1999-2000; Vancouver stringer Sports Radio ESPN and WFAN New York; host weekend edition Sportscentre TSN Toronto 2000-current      


Lisa Wu - Click to enlarge photo courtesy Vancouver Courier Lisa Wu - Fairchild Media Vancouver 2004; reporter Channel M/OMNI Vancouver 2006-13


Steve Wyatt 1999 - Click for recent photo Steve Wyatt - Reporter then producer Weekend News Hour BCTV Vancouver 1978-89; news producer CKVU-TV Vancouver 1989-94; senior news producer BCTV 1994-98; News Director BCTV 1998-2001; Editor in Chief Global National and Manager BC Operations BCTV Global Vancouver 2001-03; Senior VP News and Information Global TV 2003-08; partner Prime Time Communications and Consulting Inc. 2008-current; recipient Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award 2008


Max Wyman - Click for larger photo Max Wyman - Began career in journalism Northamptonshire (UK) Evening Telegraph at age 14; editor/arts critic/feature writer London newspapers/magazines 1960-67; music/dance critic Vancouver Sun 1968-79; writer British Columbia columns for Opera Canada 1968-76 and Canada Music Book 1970-75; contributing editor Performing Arts in Canada 1973; reviewer/commentator national CBC radio/TV Vancouver starting 1975; columnist/dance/theatre critic/books editor Vancouver Province starting 1980; award of merit Community Arts Council Vancouver 1987; author The Royal Winnipeg Ballet: The First 40 Years 1978, Dance in Canada 1989, and Evelyn Hart: An Intimate Biography 1991; inducted into Order of Canada 2001; elected Mayor of Lions Bay BC 2005


Kimberly Wynn - Click to enlarge
Kimberly Wynn - Journalism graduate Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT); CHED Edmonton; Global TV Lethbridge; Shaw TV Edmonton; traffic reporter CTV Edmonton 2013-16; traffic reporter CTV Vancouver 2016-current. 


Angele Yanor - Click for larger photo Angele Yanor - BCIT Broadcast Program graduate; CBC Radio; writer/director Discovery Channel 1997; Vancouver Sun singles columnist 2001-04; CFUN Vancouver talk show host; CHMJ Vancouver talk show host 2003-04


Vanessa Ybarra - Click to enlarge
Vanessa Ybarra - BCIT Broadcast journalism graduate 2010; camera assistant Olympic Broadcasting Services Vancouver 2009-10; weekend anchor CKQC-FM Abbotsford/CKSR-FM Chilliwack 2009-10; web/magazine writer BC Homes Magazine 2011-current; weekend traffic reporter CKWX Vancouver 2012-current


Hal Yerxa CKDA early 1950s - Click for more recent photo courtesy Canadian Communications Foundation Hal Yerxa - Announcer CJRM Regina 1937; CBC Radio Toronto circa 1940; CKCK Regina; host Uncle Hal and Jo-Jo the Parrot children's program/News Director CJCA Edmonton circa 1947; Program Director CKRD Red Deer AB circa 1949; talk show host Telopinion CKDA Victoria early 1950s; morning host CKNW New Westminster early 1950s; founder CFCW Camrose 1953; founder CKRA-FM Edmonton 1979; founder CHRK-FM Kamloops 1984; Canadian Association of Broadcasters Half-Century Club 1987; retired 1989; CAB Broadcast Hall of Fame inductee 1992.  Died April 12, 1997 at age 76.  CCF biography 


Lien Yeung - Click to enlarge
Lien Yeung - Criminology/Communications degree Simon Fraser University; content manager Blink Media Works Vancouver 2007-09; retail marketing coordinator Rogers Communications Richmond 2009; communications officer CBC/Radio-Canada Vancouver 2009-11; senior communications officer CBC/Radio-Canada Vancouver 2011-13; weather and community host  CBC/Radio-Canada Vancouver 2013-15; CBC Halifax 2015; CBC Toronto 2015-current.  LinkedIn profile  


Elaine Yong - Click to enlarge Elaine Yong - Journalism graduate Ryerson Polytechnic University Toronto 1995; intern CHUM-TV Toronto; reporter/editorial assistant CHUM/WIC Parliament Hill Bureau Ottawa 1995-96; reporter/fill-in anchor CBC Regina 1996; reporter CKVU-TV Vancouver 1996-99; CBC Regina; A-Channel Calgary 1999-2000; consumer specialist CityPulse News Citytv Vancouver 2001-06; consumer affairs reporter Global BC 2006-current and health specialist 2013-15; Senior Communications Specialist Media Relations Providence Health Care Vancouver 2015-current; Canadian Institutes for Health Research Journalism Award 2012; RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award Regional 2007; RTNDA Dave Rogers Award Large Market 2011.  LinkedIn profile 


Milton York - Click to enlarge
Milton York - CJOR Vancouver; news CKWX Vancouver circa 1970; as Jason Canaan disco show host CKDA Victoria; production CJJC Langley 1977; production manager CKO-FM-4 Vancouver 1983; promo voice/technical CHEK-TV Victoria.  Died February 26, 2012 in Delta at age 66


Jina You - Click for larger photo Jina You - BA Communications Simon Fraser University Burnaby 1990; reporter Maple Ridge News 1987-91; producer/reporter Metro News Radio Hong Kong 1991-93; producer/reporter/host Television Corporation of Singapore 1993-96; reporter/anchor CTV British Columbia 1998-2013 and weekend news anchor CTV News at Six and CTV News at 11:30 weekend edition 2010-13; communications director Magnolia Marketing Communications Vancouver 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile


Alan Young (CBC photo) - Click for 2006 photo Alan Young - Originally Angus Young, radio/TV/stage/movie comedian; scripted and starred in weekly show Signal Carnival/news broadcaster/assistant to program director Dick Diespecker CJOR Vancouver 1937-40; producer Stag Party CBC Vancouver 1940-42; CBC Toronto 1942-44; comedy shows New York and Hollywood 1944-47; The Alan Young Show CBS-TV 1949-54; actor Clarence, Magic 1946, Androcles and The Lion 1953, The Time Machine 1960, TV series Mr. Ed 1960-65, The Ren and Stimpy Show 1991 and Time Machine: The Journey Back 1993.  Died May 19, 2016 in Los Angeles at age 96


Alexander Young - Click for larger photo
Alexander Young - Journalist/radio reporter; copy boy then later senior reporter The Vancouver Sun 1947-1950s; resided in Victoria 1954-59 and 1966-69 and Ottawa 1959-64; served in Ottawa Press Gallery covering national political scene; reporter CHQM and CJOR Vancouver 1960s; reporter Vancouver Province/retired 1990; tuba, trumpet and base guitar player with Delta Music Makers 2000s; died in Richmond December 2, 2015 at age 86


Jim Young - Click to enlarge Jim Young - Running back and wide receiver Minnesota Vikings 1965-66 and BC Lions 1967-79; nicknamed Dirty Thirty for aggressive playing style and jersey number; CFL's most outstanding Canadian 1970 & 72; sports contributor CKNW New Westminster 1970s; subject of book Dirty 30 written by sports writer Jim Taylor 1974; member Canadian Sports Hall of Fame, Canadian Football Hall of Fame, British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame and Queen's University Football Hall of Fame; voted member of BC Lions All-Time Dream Team 2003; voted to Honour Roll of CFL's top 50 players of league's modern era by TSN 2006      


Jim Yount CJIB Vernon - Click for larger photos Jim Yount - Started career at age 13 filing records then on air CJIB Vernon 1964; CKOV Kelowna 1967; CFAC Calgary 1968-69; CKVN Vancouver 69-70; CJIB 1970; read first newscast CKIQ Kelowna 1971-73; CKXR/CKCR Salmon Arm/Revelstoke 1973-74; CKIQ 1974-76; Broadcast Journalism program head BCIT 1983-88; news/legislative reporter CKNW New Westminster 1984-88; Radio Netherlands Worldwide (English) 1989-91; freelance commercial voice MultiVoice International spots for Coca Cola, Mercedes, GE, Warner Brothers etc. 1989-97; operator of The Sidewalk Superintendent blog Kaslo BC.  Died November 30, 2014 in Kaslo at age 64 


Liza Yuzda - Click to enlarge
Liza Yuzda - BCIT Broadcast program graduate 2008; news CHQT Edmonton 2008-10; CKNW Vancouver morning show producer 2010-12 and reporter anchor 2012-current.  LinkedIn profile    


Leanne Yuzwa - Click to enlarge Leanne Yuzwa - Operator then news desk/reporter CKNW Vancouver 1990s-2006; bantam weight boxer current


Frederic Zalac
Frédéric Zalac - National television documentary reporter specializing in science and investigative reporting The National and Radio-Canada’s Enquête and Découverte CBC Vancouver 1994-current; multiple award winner including Jack Webster Award - Best Feature: Television 2009.  LinkedIn profile 


Viviana Zanocco _ Click to enlarge
Viviana Zanocco - Diploma of Associate in Communication Kwantlen College 1986 and Public Relations University of Victoria 2007; news anchor CKOV/CKLZ-FM Kelowna 1989-92; news anchor/reporter CKNW/WIC Radio Network Vancouver 1995-2001; broadcast journalist Global TV Vancouver 2001-02; volunteer International Assocation of Business Communicators 2004-05; Senior Media Relations Officer Vancouver Coastal Health 2002-08; Senior Issues Management Advisor ICBC 2008-12; Media Relations Coordinator City of Vancouver 2013; Associate Producer CBC News Vancouver 2014; Government Relations and Public Affairs Manager Fortis BC Surrey 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile 


Shelley Zavitz - Click to enlarge
Shelley Zavitz - Graduate Mohawk College Hamilton ON 2001; copywriter CHWO Oakville ON 2000-03; Creative Director CFBT-FM Vancouver 2003-06; Creative Director CFTW-FM Whistler 2006-13; traffic coordinator Corus Radio cluster Vancouver 2007-08; Creative/Production Director Astral/BCE Radio group Vancouver 2008-13; launch copywriter CKEE-FM Whistler 2013; Creative Director Hamilton Media Group Vancouver 2013-current; Operations/Program Director Roundhouse Radio Vancouver 2013-current.  LinkedIn profile  Website 


Kareen Zebroff - Click for larger photo Kareen Zebroff - Yoga teacher/certified nutritionist/holistic lecturer/TV & film actor; started teaching Yoga at night-school in Vancouver 1968; author of numerous books on yoga 1974-2004; 16-year host Kareen’s Yoga And Nutrition show BCTV Vancouver and CTV network 1970s-80s; yoga columnist Common Ground Magazine 2002-03.  Kareen's website


Maggie Zelaya - Click to enlarge
Maggie Zelaya aka Megally Zelaya - Graduate drama and English literature University of Manitoba; journalism master's degree University of British Columbia 2011; NBC correspondent Olympic Games Vancouver 2010; CBC foreign bureau London and writer/reporter/producer CBC Vancouver 2010-12; freelance international multimedia journalist Papua New Guinea 2012-current.  Website  LinkedIn profile


"Oly the Joke Guy" Zeuch - Click for larger photo Oly Zeuch - Oly the Joke Guy CFOX-FM Vancouver to 1996; weekends then afternoons then mornings CFMI-FM Vancouver 1996-2007.  LinkedIn profile 


Bowen Zhang - Click for larger photo Bowen Zhang - Graduate Beijing Broadcasting Institute and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; news anchor ZhuiHai TV Guangdong and Beijing Radio China; news anchor Macau satellite TV; Mandarin news anchor Channel M/OMNI Vancouver current


Robert Zimmerman - Click to enlarge Robert Zimmerman - BCIT Broadcast program graduate; Global TV Vancouver; reporter CBC Radio/TV Vancouver current.  LinkedIn profile 


Patrick Zulinov - Click to enlarge Patrick Zulinov - Promotions director/morning show producer and co-host CHTZ-FM St. Catharines, ON 1986-91; music director/morning show producer and co-host CFBR-FM Edmonton 1991-93; manager of promotions, publicity, and artist relations for Western Canada, Sony Music Entertainment Vancouver 1993-2008; co-founder/organizer The Music Therapy Ride Vancouver 2001-current; PD/Music Director/on air host Deja Noon & Music Notes CHHR-FM Vancouver 2008-12; Vice President/Board of Directors Music Heals Charitable Foundation Vancouver 2012-current; Radio & Media Manager Mid West Region RPMpromotion Vancouver 2013-current; Director of Sync and Artist Development Hyvetown Music Inc. Vancouver 2014-current.  LinkedIn profile


Richard Zussman - Click to enlarge
Richard Zussman - Masters in broadcast journalism Syracuse University, Syracuse NY; covered New Hampshire Presidential Primary for NPR station KUAR Little Rock AR 2008; political reporter/videographer Citytv Edmonton circa 2009-12; reporter QMI Agency current; video journalist SUN TV Vancouver current; voice of UBC Thunderbirds CITR-FM Vancouver current; reporter CBC Television Vancouver 2013-current 


John Zwolak aka Johnny Z - Click to enlarge
John Zwolak - As Johnny Z music library/production/on-air fill-in/Seawatch/remotes CKNW New Westminster late 1960s; production/commercials CHQM Vancouver circa 1970; producer national and provincial award-winning commercials CFAX Victoria 1970-2010; retired 2010.  Died in Victoria January 25, 2013 at age 68


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