The Future of Radio (Part II): Searching for success while walking fine line between local and syndicated

By Steve Faguy "THE SYNDICATION OF LOCALIZED programming is nothing new," says Troy Reeb, executive vice president broadcast networks at Corus Entertainment. "My career began at 17 years old at CFOK in Westlock, Alta., which was a hub station for a network of rural stations across Alberta and northern B.C., where we had this primitive robot — it was huge, it took an entire room and it looked like something out of Space Odyssey. It had reel-to-reel tapes that turned off and on automatically, and clackity cart machines, and it would deliver differentiated programming and weather forecasts and everything else...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.