Radio & Television

Obituary: Bill Evanov, founder and president, Evanov Radio

TORONTO — Evanov Communications Inc. announced last week the company’s founder and president, Vasil William (Bill) Evanov, died on February 28 at the age of 77. Born in 1942, Evanov was the son of Bulgarian immigrant parents. After learning the business during his tenure with CHIN Radio, working with the legendary Johnny Lombardi, Evanov launched his first radio station, CIAO-AM 530, a multilingual station in the Brampton/Toronto market in 1984. Evanov Communications now operates 19 stations across the country and has several hundred employees. According to the company statement, Evanov’s children, Paul and Kristina, will continue to run the broadcasting...

Our industry and COVID-19

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