Bob Harris has had an incredible radio journey that has spanned Peterborough, #Calgary, #Toronto, #Montreal and #Hamilton. Along the way it has been about the people. He'll be the first to admit that he made mistakes along the way and learned on the job through the mentorship of General managers like Rob Braide, the late Gary Russell, Tom Peacock and Pat Holiday. Bob also worked with Canada's two biggest morning shows in Gerry Forbes in Calgary, and Terry #Dimonte & Ted Bird
Ian Howarth taught in Montreal for many years, and one of his passions was radio. He knew one day he would want to write a book about all those wonderful moments and sounds that emanated from great radio stations like 1490 CFOX, 980 CKGM, and later CHOM 97.7 once AOR became a thing in the early 70's. In this episode you'll hear names like Dave Boxer, Charles P. Rodney Chandler. (Chuck Chandler) Marc "Mais Oui" Denis, Ralph Lockwood and many more. Buy the book here. Special Th
They say three times makes it a tradition. Terry Dimonte loves Christmas and radio, so every year we have him on the show to talk about those two things... and more. We talked about our love of one of North America's most renowned restaurants Joe Beef, and his annual visit from the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. Terry mentions that his photographer Adam Scotti is a good Twitter follow. We also touch on he enjoys CBS Sunday morning, and still getting a hard copy of the newspa
Nat Lauzon has been a mainstay on Montreal radio for almost 20 years. Her career path has moved in somewhat tidy cycles, spending her teen years working on air in her hometown of Timmins, Ontario while in high school. Then she worked at Toronto's Mix 99.9 while she was finishing her degree at Ryerson Polytechnic. In 1999, she jumped at the opportunity to move to Montreal to with Blair Bartrem at Mix 96. She did mornings up until 2002 and then took over the midday show and was
Chantal Desjardins is a television and radio personality, stand-up comedian, voiceover actor and emcee. She might be recognized as the regional host of the Montreal Canadiens broadcasts on Sportsnet or maybe from a side-stitching set she delivered on a late-night comedy appearance; there really aren't too many women in sportscasting that you can say that about! Beyond her work on television and radio, Chantal is climbing the ranks in comedy, performing at comedy clubs, corpor
Terry DiMonte is back for another Christmas episode. The CHOM 97.7 Morning man has a love for Christmas and radio, which is why he's joining us again for another exciting podcast! Over the last three decades, Terry DiMonte has endured as the most popular radio voice in Montreal, Canada. He launched his career in Churchill, Manitoba with the CBC, later moving on the CITI FM in Winnipeg, and then over the CHOM FM in Montreal, where, over the course of 25 years, he became one of
He said what we were all thinking: "It's a retirement it's not a boot in the back." More often than not it's a company decision rather than a personal one to step away. This time it is the latter. After 40 years of working at Montreal's legendary CHOM 97.7, Tootall will be doing what he considered doing a year ago, before management politely asked for one more year. It's not just the radio shows he will be remembered for, but his tireless efforts at promoting Canadian music.