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CKMS Community Connections for 15 February 2021 with Val Scheer and Rob Curwain

Show Notes

Bob Jonkman talks with CKMS DJs and show hosts Val Scheer and Rob Curwain about radio broadcasting, the courses available at colleges, and their experiences.

The interview starts at 4m49s.


Val Scheer at the microphone
Val Scheer

Val Scheer

Fanshawe College

Rob Curwain
Rob Curwain

Rob Curwain

Niagara College


Download: ckms-community-connections-2021-02-15-episode079.mp3 (46.8 MB, 48m38s, episode 079)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m22s Air Between Your Ears DJ LiquidN8V Dimensional Split (Image of a galaxy taken by a space telescope)Dimensional Split
4m49s DJs Val Scheer and Rob Curwain introduce themselves and their shows; how they got their start into radio; the courses at Fanshawe College and Niagara College; discussing home production equipment and techniques, and comparing it to the college’s equipment; transferrable skills? With Covid, even commercial radio station show hosts are working from home;
20m30s Sleight Of Hand Duff Thompson Duff Thompson - haywire (portrait of a man in clown makeup)Haywire
25m37s The differences between commercial radio and Community Radio: So many shows! So much freedom! The mandate for Community Radio is to provide an alternative to commercial radio. But the skills are transferrable, working at CKMS helps hone the craft for a commercial radio career. Val and Rob both have “The Voice” of professional announcers — how did they get it? Mostly it comes from yourself, but in the broadcast course people will point out voice problems. Having “The Voice” isn’t needed on Community Radio, we’re more interested in what you have to say than in how you say it.
37m30s To Mend Colin Fowlie Colin Fowlie | To Mend (sparse tree on a rocky outcrop in the mist)To Mend
40m47s Technical difficulties arose, so Rob and Val weren’t audible for the rest of the podcast. Instead, Bob introduces more music.
42m09s Coal Mine I, The Mountain I, The Mountain | Coal Mine (an island with trees under a setting sun)(single)
45m31s Bob gives the extro credits, and introduces The Drift Weak Size Fish Weak Size Fish | The Drift (triangle with a spiral inside and rays coming out the bottom and waves on top)The Drift

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