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Introduction

EdmontonBroadcasters.com is the definitive place to find information about Edmonton broadcasters, both past and present. As well attempting to capture the broadcast history of everyone who ever worked on the air or behind the scenes in Edmonton radio and television, this web site is also the home of the Edmonton Broadcasters Club.

Fall Luncheon

Our speaker for the Edmonton Broadcasters Club’s 2014 Fall Luncheon is Wally Kirk, to coincide with the 40th anniversary of ITV now known as Global Edmonton.  Wally joined ITV nearly a year before the station came on the air in 1974, and remained as Vice President, Programming until he retired in 1999.  The Luncheon date is Wednesday, October 15, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Norwood Legion, 11150 82 Street NW in Edmonton.

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Our 2015 Spring Luncheon will be on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, when we will be celebrating CHQT’s 50th anniversary.

Passing

Bob McKay passed away on August 30, 2014.  He began at CJCA but spent the next 36 years at CBC.  Celebrations of Life are being held in both St. Albert, Alberta, and Oceanside, California, his retirement home since 2001.

For a list of other Edmonton broadcasters who have passed away, please visit our Colleagues Remembered page where you will find a chronological list from the past year, and an alphabetical list covering the years since the Edmonton Broadcasters Club was formed in 1998.  Each name is followed by links to more information on the broadcaster’s life.