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The Price is Right

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If you’ve not downloaded Mackie’s Tracktion software, you should do it now — the free download ends December 31. I’ve been using this program for a few weeks...

Interviewing: BBC versus NPR

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Jon Carroll on the difference between NPR and BBC radio interviews: “The BBC style of interviewing is very different from the NPR style; there’s a lot less s...

Weird coincidence

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Re-listened to the “Bullies” episode of Wiretap last night before going to bed. The episode featured John Hodgman talking about winning.

CBC Toronto job opportunity

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Not related specifically to CBC Radio, but a good opportunity nonetheless. This one appeared in my inbox thrice today — once from Marion Coomey (via John McQ...

Lappy 486

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Just watched this week’s Strongbad, all about Radio. Brilliant.

Private Misener

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Two job shadows this past week – one with Kevin Trudell at CFMX, and another with reporter Kevin Misener (no relation) at 680 News.

CBC RSS

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Hurrah! Finally, RSS feeds from cbc.ca. I’m subscribed to Canadian News, World News and Arts News, plus the regional Toronto and Nova Scotia feeds.

Finding a job when I graduate

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Soon, my thoughts will turn to demo reels and resumes. Last year I peppered the east coast with shiny discs, and looking back, I wish I’d known about Broadca...