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Buddy B - CKXL Calgary 1968;

Ravi Baichwal - Click for larger photo Ravi Baichwal - Researcher CBC Calgary; associate business program producer/reporter/anchor CBC Newsworld Toronto; guest host CKNW Vancouver; reporter/anchor Vancouver Television CIVT 1999-2002; anchor/correspondent CTV National News, Canada AM and CTV Newsnet and Report on Business Television Toronto 2002-06; host The Ravi Baichwal Show CFRB Toronto to 2001; reporter/weekend news anchor WLS-TV Chicago 2006-current                           

Lorne Ball CFAC 1965 - Click to enlarge Lorne Ball - Mornings / Afternoons CFAC CALGARY 1964 to 1977; Weatherman / Freelance Announcing CFAC-TV Calgary 1966 to 1977; PD and Mornings CHRB High River 1977 to 1992; Calgary Stampede Rodeo Infield Announcer 1966 - 1986;

Buckshot - Click for larger photo Ron Barge - Weather Guy CFCN-TV 1960's; as "Buckshot" Kids TV Show Host CFCN-TV 1960's - 1990's

Bruce Barker - Click for larger photo Bruce Barker - DJ CKBB Barrie, Ontario 1980-84; CKO Toronto 1984-88; CFJB-FM Barrie 1988-94; CJAY-FM Calgary 1994-95; CKFM-FM Toronto 1995-2000; CFRB-AM Toronto 2000-01; CFMJ-AM & CILQ-FM Toronto 2001-03; CHQR-AM & CFGQ-FM Calgary 2003-05; a.m. drive CFCW-FM Camrose 2005-current; a.m. drive CFCW-AM Camrose/Edmonton summer 2006. Play-by-play announcer: Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League Baseball 1994; Mississauga Ice Dogs Ontario Hockey League 1998-2003; Toronto Phantoms Arena Football League 2001-2; Calgary Stampeders CFL (CHQR sideline announcer) 2004; Calgary Roughnecks National Lacrosse League 2004-5; Toronto Rock National Lacrosse League 1999-2003 & 2006-current; Camrose Kodiaks Alberta Junior Hockey League 2006-current.

 - Click to enlarge Doug Barkley - NHL Detroit Red Wings 1964-1965; Colour commentator Flames Hockey CHQR & CFFR

Ron Barnet - Click to enlarge Ron Barnet - CJOC Lethbridge AB 1957; CKCK Regina 1965-83; CKNW New Westminster 1983; CKXL Calgary 1986-87; sports including BC Lions post-game shows and Vancouver Canadians play-by-play CKNW 1987

 - Click for larger photo Wayne Barry - CFCN early 1970's

Sarah Bartok - Click for larger photo Sarah Bartok - CHFK-FM London ON 2001-02; CKIS-FM Calgary 2003-04; weekends CKZZ-FM Vancouver and middays CISL Vancouver 2004-current

John Baswick - CKPR Thunder Bay, ON 1960's; News CFAC Calgary 1960's - early 1970's; later owned a prining business.

Todd Battis - Click to enlarge Todd Battis - CFPL-TV London ON; reporter CBC-TV Calgary, Edmonton and PEI; reporter/co-host Atlantic Television News Halifax circa 2000; CTV science correspondent/national oceans and climate reporter Halifax 2001; west coast correspondent/CTV Vancouver news bureau chief current

John Battison - GM CFAC-TV Calgary 1950's

John Beaudin - Click for larger colour photo John Beaudin - TV host/producer/camera man Miramichi Cable NB 1979; swing announcer CKRA-FM Edmonton 1983-85; swing announcer CFRN Edmonton 1986; host/music director Nightlite (New Age/Smooth Jazz) CKXM-FM Edmonton 1986-89; swing announcer CFUN Vancouver 1989-95; host/music director Nightlite (Smooth Jazz) CHQM-FM Vancouver 1991-2001; Lovesongs host CHQM-FM Vancouver 2001-current (now voice-tracked from Calgary); PM drive CIQX-FM Calgary 2002-current; has written music features for Common Ground and Shared Vision Vancouver; President Smooth Jazz Now current

Bob Bell - click for larger picture Bob Bell - CKXL Calgary 1960's; CFAC Calgary 1970's; CHQR Calgary 1970's

Norris Bick - CKBI-TV Prince Albert, Sk 1960's; CBR-TV Calgary 1970's & 1980's

Wayne Bill - News CKXL Calgary 1970's; News CFCN-AM 1970's

Buzz Bishop Buzz Bishop - BCIT Broadcast Program trainee; CJIB Vernon 1990-93; swing 1993-95, evenings 1995-97, p.m. drive 1997-99, a.m. drive 2000-02 & p.m. drive CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2002-09; tech specialist Cyberbuzz on Breakfast Television Citytv Vancouver 2004-05 and one-minute daily syndicated radio feature current; morning host CKMP-FM Calgary 2009-2011; mid day host CFXL-FM 2011-current. Buzz's website

Eric Bishop 1952 - Click to enlarge Eric Bishop - Junior sportswriter Vancouver Sun circa 1944; RCAF 1944; catcher Purity 99 Big Four League baseball Calgary mid 1940s; sportswriter/assistant sports editor Calgary Herald 1946; PR/broadcaster WIHL Los Angeles Ramblers 1946-47; Sports Director CJAT Trail BC 1948; Home Oil Pro Hockey broadcasts CKNW New Westminster 1952; Sports Director CFAC Calgary 1954; called horse races Victoria Park Calgary 1959-64; Sports Editor Calgary Albertan early 1960s; CKXL Calgary late 1960s; part owner WHL Victoria Cougars 1970s; play-by-play WHA Cowboys CFAC Calgary 1980s; sports columnist Calgary Sun 1990s; Canadian Football Hall Of Fame broadcaster.  Died in Calgary April 1, 2000 at age 74

John Scott Blackc - Click to enlarge John Scott Black - B.A. U of Montana; News Director CJOC Lethbridge Early 1960's; Instructor Mount Royal College Mid 1960's; News Director CHQR Calgary Mid 1960's to Early 1970's; Deceased

Clem Blakeslee - U of C professor and Talk Show host CHQR Calgary 1960's

Pat Blandford - Co-Host "Calgary Eyeopener" CBR Calgary 1980's

Derek Bolduc - Click to enlarge Derek Bolduc - Weekday evenings CJSD-FM Thunder Bay ON 1991-96; overnights/weekends CKIK-FM Calgary 1996-98; overnights/weekends CKRY-FM Calgary 1998-99; weekday evenings CJSD-FM Thunder Bay 2000-01; overnights/weekends CFOX-FM Vancouver 2001-02; overnights/weekends CFMI-FM Vancouver 2002-06 and Music Director CFMI-FM 2004-06; morning host CFQK-FM Kaministiquia (Thunder Bay) ON 2006; morning co-host CJUK-FM Thunder Bay 2006-current

Jim Bondk - All Nights CFCN Calgary mid 1970's; CJCI Prince George, BC 1980's; CKCI Parksville, BC 1980's.

Susan Booker - News CFUN Vancouver [late 70's/early 80s]; CFFR Calgary "Concern Line" 1984 - 1988; CHQR Calgary Talk Show Host 1992

Val Boser - Co-Host "Calgary Eyeopener" CBR Calgary 1980's

Bruce Bowie - Click to enlarge Bruce Bowie - CHED Edmonton; Mornings CISS Calgary; Mornings CISN Edmonton

Ken Boyd [Bohaychuck] - Mount Royal College grad; News CHQR Calgary 1970's; News CBR Calgary 1970's; News CBC Toronto 1980's

Jim Brady - Mornings CFTR Toronto; Mornings CJCL Toronto; Mornings CHQR Calgary 1983-1984; Weekends CHRY Calgary 1984; CFGM Toronto

Frank Brand - Announcer CHFM-FM Calgary 1960's; Evenings CHQR Calgary 1960's.

Barb Brandt - Announcer CHQR Calgary 1983 -1984

Tom Bricker - Click to enlarge Tom Bricker - CJVI Victoria 1969; CFUN Vancouver mid to late 1970s; CJCA Edmonton; CFFR Calgary; news CKWX Vancouver late 1990s-current

Ray Brooks - Click to enlarge Ray Brooks - CKXL Calgary; Mid Days CHQR Calgary 1986; Imaging CFAC-TV

Bob Brown 1980 - Click to enlarge Bob Brown - Part-time operator/news/host weekly Jazz show CHFM-FM Calgary 1965-67; full-time evenings and later p.m. drive CHFM-FM 1967-69; mid-day host/feature writer CHFM-FM 1971-74; Music Director/fill-in host CKDA Victoria 1974-75; Music Director/fill-in host CFAX Victoria 1975-80; original afternoon host/Music Director/writer-producer Old Gold program and two weekend shows CISL Richmond 1980-83; p.m. drive/writer/producer/weekend host Swingin' On The Star and That's Entertainment CFSR-FM/CKSR-FM Abbotsford/Chilliwack 1986-97; traffic reporter CFSR-FM/CKSR-FM and CKMA/CHWK Abbotsford/Chilliwack 1997-99; freelance 1999-current

 - Click to enlarge Carter Brown - Afternoon Drive, CKIK/Power 107 Calgary 1995 - 2000; Afternoon Drive Energy/Mix Toronto 2000 - 2003; Mornings Hot 89.9/KISSFM - Ottawa 2003 - current

Dave Brown - CFCN Calgary 1960's

Rob Brown - CKIK Calgary; News CHQR

Wayne Bryant CKXL 1969 - Click for full studio shot Wayne Bryant - CKXL Calgary 1969 - 1970; CHED Edmonton 1971; CHFM-FM Calgary early 1980's; deceased

Dave Budge - Click to enlarge Dave Budge - DJ CKDR Dryden ON 1976; reporter/anchor CKO-FM-3 London ON 1976-77; reporter/anchor CKO-FM-2 Toronto 1977-79; news anchor/personality CILQ-FM Toronto 1979-81; writer/reporter/producer/Supervising Producer then Senior Producer CKVU-TV Vancouver 1981-2000; News Director Global CICT-TV Calgary 2000-current

Tim Burge 1968 - Click for 1971 photo Tim Burge - aka Timothy M Burge CKDA Victoria 1964; CJOC Lethbridge 1965; CFCN Calgary 1965-66; CKLG Vancouver 1966; CJOR Vancouver 1967; CKLG AM/FM Vancouver circa 1968; CKVN Vancouver; program director CFMI-FM Vancouver 1980s; middays CKOV Kelowna late 1980s; now Pamela Burge

Claude Burroughs - CKXL Calgary 1960's

Dan Butler - CFAC Calgary 1970's - 1980's; Chuckwagon Radio Network current

Jim Butler - News Anchor CHCT/CFAC-TV Calgary 1960's & 70's

Mike Button - PD CFCN Calgary mid 1970's.

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