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12
Jun
The many places of Denyse, Julia (et al)...

The many places of Denyse, Julia (et al)...

I like to think of it as radio’s dirty little open secret.
A lot of the radio you listen to isn’t live.
I know that many of you who live in HRM would love to be able to listen to Denyse Sibley on a country station again. You may not realize this, but if you live in the Valley, you can, because the AVR drive home show is voice tracked by Denyse.

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29
May
Bad news in the MBS Bunker

Bad news in the MBS Bunker

The spring 2017 ratings book came out last week. Those shrieks you hear when you’re at Value Village would not be the exclamations of customers shocked by the prices of goods donated to the store for free, but rather are the exasperated cries coming from MBS headquarters in Bayer’s Lake, just up the street.

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15
May
Radio distaff pay, iHeart problems & the McGuffins of Halifax

Radio distaff pay, iHeart problems & the McGuffins of Halifax

Last time out I wrote about the wages of female broadcasters relative to their male colleagues. One former radio gal contacted me after my deadline.

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01
May
Paying the guys & gals of radio

Paying the guys & gals of radio

I enjoy listening to News 95.7‘s Double X Files every Wednesday at 9:30. Two women sit in studio with Rick Howe and discuss the issues of the day.

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18
Apr
Here’s to broadcast prof Bannerman

Here’s to broadcast prof Bannerman

For the past 24 years, first at the NSCC campus in Kentville and more recently at the Waterfront Campus in Dartmouth, Dave Bannerman has been teaching would-be broadcasters about the ins and outs of radio.
Dave recently announced that he will retire from this job at the end of the school year, and will pursue other radio projects.

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