Category Archive for "Working"

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Write With Me

Back in September, I posted a blog about what potential radio guests should know before they pitch an idea. (Want to Attract the Media? Follow These Tips!) It was shared several times on social media and some people messaged me... Continue reading
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My Christmas Wish

…is for writers to stop putting an e on the end of Claus as in Santa.   Continue reading
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Last Week in Listener Texts

I maintain that there is no “war on Christmas”. People began saying “Merry Christmas” less often because they were trying to be inclusive. Some Canadians celebrate other holidays such as Hannukah, Kwanzaa and the Solstice. It would be a problem... Continue reading
With Leigh Robert and Cindy Williams (Shirley from Laverne and Shirley) broadcasting live from a tent at the Plunkett estate

Where are the Older People at Work?

According to New York financial services expert Jack Kelly, they’ve all been fired.  Continue reading
Jason Leffler wearing his race suit. He was in his mid 30s

Throwback Thursday – A Summer at the Track

The NASCAR season has just wrapped up with Martin Truex Jr. the champion. Truex’s Crew Chief is Cole Pearn, who cut his racing teeth at Delaware Speedway. His Mom Patti is a local realtor. Anyone connected to Delaware knows Cole.... Continue reading
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Our London No Longer

“Increased geographic synergies”. Just typing that bullshit sentence makes my blood pressure spike. Yesterday, Torstar and Postmedia swapped nearly two-dozen newspapers for the sole purpose of shutting them down, and reducing competition. Hundreds of people will lose their jobs, including... Continue reading
Stage shot of The McCartney Years logo on the bass drum and two guitars on their stands, taken before the show started

Ten Years After

When I returned to London, my first radio gig was midday host at Greatest Hits 1039fm. You think greatest hits, you think Beatles, of course.  Continue reading
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The Voice First Revolution

Derek and I are proud to be a small part of a company called Witlingo. I’m a smaller part than he is. Derek is their Lead, Product Development and I’m a voice on call. Continue reading
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It’s a Wild, Wild Life

Thursdays on the News/Talk 1290 Morning Show, we host a segment titled Ask Me Anything. Our guest is someone with an unusual job or hobby. Last week, we welcomed Brian Salt, founder of Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Centre in... Continue reading
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Text-ament II

Lisa
Oh, the texts we receive. From picking apart the tiniest of phrases and attempting to twist them, to just foolish and naive thoughts and ideas, we get ’em all. And just like our Mean Texts video series, I can’t possibly... Continue reading