Tag Archives: Bob Jonkman

Welcome To The Civic Hub

Welcome To The Civic Hub promotes the grassroots and small nonprofit organizations working to make lives better for everyone in Waterloo Region. Join the 23 groups already booking space for their activities, events or joint initiatives. These partners of the Civic Hub WR logoCivic Hub Waterloo Region are active in a range of fields: environmental justice, democratic reform, arts and culture, anti-poverty, anti-racism, human rights, ethnocultural and newcomer support, technology, peace and nonviolence, spirituality and wellbeing.

Welcome To The Civic Hub is hosted by Bob Jonkman, and is sponsored by the Social Development Centre of Waterloo Region. Some funding for the Civic Hub is provided by Heritage Canada through the Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program.

SubscribeSubscribe to the Welcome To The Civic Hub podcast.

Civic Hub logoSee all the Welcome To The Civic Hub posts.

Welcome To The Civic Hub is not currently on the schedule.

Golden MP3 Awards

All the programmers at CKMS-FM 102.7 Radio Waterloo
Programmers at CKMS-FM 102.7 Radio Waterloo. Back L-R: Mason Tikl, Yasin Dewji, Rob McKenna, Jeff Stager, Andy Nagpal, Barbara Garrett, Cam Matthers DJ Denim); Middle L-R: Indira Singh, Nat Persaud, Rashmi Sanjay, James Jordan, Narendra Grover, Patrick Ng, Roman Pernica; Front L-R: Vin Maru, Jenniefer Stronge, Bob Jonkman, Milan Majstorovic

What a record turn out of CKMS DJ’s at the After Holiday Party! The Golden MP3 Awards took physical form! Here is the recap of the what was given out!

Nat Persaud with Rashmi Sanjay holding her Golden MP3 Award plaque
Nat Persaud and Rashmi Sanjay

The Local Liaison of Canada award is given to a DJ who puts local stories on a national level: Rashmi Sanjay, host of In Conversation with Rashmi.

James Jordan, Jenniefer Stronge, and Bob Jonkman holding their Golden MP3 Award plaques
James Jordan, Jenniefer Stronge, and Bob Jonkman

The Best Talk Focus award is given to a show that has had the best talk focused programs for the year: James Jordan, Jenniefer Stronge, and Bob Jonkman who host CKMS Community Connections.

Nat Persaud with Vin Maru holding his Golden MP3 Award plaque
Nat Persaud and Vin Maru

The Most Original Program award is given to an original program that you will not find on radio anywhere but on CKMS! The winner is Vin Maru of Tolking Cannabis.

Nat Persaud with Narendra Grover holding his Golden MP3 Award plaque
Nat Persaud and Narendra Grover

The FUNdraiser Of The Year award is given to a FUN spirit during our fundraising efforts! The winner is Narendra Grover who hosts Sur Sangeet

Nat Persaud, with Jeff Stager holding his Golden MP3 Award plaque
Nat Persaud and Jeff Stager

The Freshest Beats award is given to a great program that is in its first 3 years! The winner is Jeff Stager, host of Golden Record.

Nat Persaud holds his Golden MP3 Award plaque
Nat Persaud

Sonic Boom is a throw-back to the old CKMS Sonic Boom awards and is awarded to the best music based program of the year. The winner is Nat Persaud, hosting Pressure Drop.

Francis Claire setting up a speaker
Francis Claire

The DJ AdRock Memorial Award for Exceptional DJing is given to a DJ who exemplifies the qualities of the EDJ Academy. The winner is Francis Claire of 3 Nines Radio: Tape Tuesdays /w Francis Claire.

Riley Powis holds his Golden MP3 plaque
Riley Powis

The Teamwork Transition award is given to the best 1-2 seamless transition programs on CKMS: The winners are Chris Sherren and Riley Powis from Into The Void and The Riley Powis Show.

The Video King the Radio Star award is given to the show who best utilizes the OTF video system to support their program. The winner is Sean Bush of Reggae Patrol.

The SoundFM Soldier award is given to two members who have put in a lot of work behind the scenes to keep CKMS Community Radio alive. The term “SoundFM” was once used as the name of the station as community members put in countless hours of volunteer work to keep the station alive. The winners are Chris Sherren and Bob Jonkman, both on the Tech Committee.

The Best Cultural/Culturally Diverse show is awarded to a show the best show that either features many different cultures or represents a culture that is under represented in the area. The winner is Bassam Awwad of the Mazaj Show.

The Best LP Show (LP is “Long Playing”) is awarded to the years best show that has been running for 3+ years. The winner is Souljah Sessions.

The Community Radio Award is given to a show that exemplifies what Community Radio is all about – COMMUNITY! The winner is Narine Dat Sookram of Let’s Chit Chat With Narine Dat.

Nat Persaud and Rob McKenna

The Best Graphic Material award is given to a program who is creating the Best accompanying images for their podcast or program. The winner is Rob McKenna of Mano A Mano.

CKMS Community Connections for 29 April 2019

Show Notes

Bob Jonkman, Yenny Stronge, and DJ JD in the control room
Bob Jonkman, Yenny Stronge, and DJ JD in the control room

Music

Got music, spoken word, or other interesting stuff? Let us know at office@radiowaterloo.ca

Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-04-29.mp3 (163 MBytes, 1h58m48s)

CKMS logo with wavies coming out the sidesSubscribe to the CKMS Community Connections podcast!

CKMS | 102.7 FM | Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Mondays 10 am - 12 NoonSee all CKMS Community Connections shows!

CKMS Community Connections

Four people in the CKMS Studio
The voices behind CKMS Community Connections: Bob Jonkman, James Jordan, Jenniefer Stronge, and Jeff Stager
CKMS Community Connections pushes our programming department out into the community to get local stories, promotional events, press conferences, musicians, events, concerts, theatre, culture, political stuff, public interest, public service announcements, etc…

Bonus: To hype new music that we get in and try to highlight local talent!

CKMS Community Connections has two one-hour slots: One is for a pool of programmers and producers to create quality content, the other for drop-in conversation and new music, hosted by a small pool of programmers

CKMS Community Connections has a workshop series for producing radio/podcast/webcast: interviews, storytelling, podcast creation, video creation, and “Train the trainer” sessions on how to produce your own radio show. We’ll produce training documentation: webcasting, live to air programming, podcast production.

Live-To-Air broadcasting is a component, so when something happens somewhere else… We’ll have live -to-air discussion/talk/podcast recording at some community venue, maybe the library, maybe City Hall…

CKMS Community Connections is an ongoing drop-in training timeslot with experienced CKMS trainers for new programmers and existing programmers to refresh skills and learn new programs.

Executive Producer: Jenniefer Stronge
Contributing Producers: James Jordan, Dylan Bravener, Jeff Stager, Bob Jonkman

Join us! CKMS Community Connections Hour One currently airs on Mondays from 11:00am to noon, and Hour Two airs on Saturdays from noon to 1:00pm.

Got music, spoken word, or other interesting stuff? Let us know at office@radiowaterloo.ca

CKMS logo with wavies coming out the sidesSubscribe to the CKMS Community Connections podcast!

CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Monday 11am-Noon, Saturday Noon-1pmSee all CKMS Community Connections shows!

CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo | Community Connections | Monday 11am-Noon, Saturday Noon-1pm

Bob Jonkman Interview – Fair Vote Canada

The Alim Show Peace

Today, we interviewed the Co-Chapter of Fair Vote Canada Bob Jonkman. He educated us about the issues surrounding politics and also educated us about the importance of going to a Proportionate Representation system.

Please check out www.fairvote.ca and sign the petition there to get your voices heard for a Proportionate Representation system. One can also visit the local chapter at http://www.fairvotewrc.ca/.

Fair Vote Canada has the following community consultations scheduled for this year and the dates are as follows:

August 23  –         6:30 p.m.
August 30  –         6:30 p.m.
September 13 – 6:30 p.m.
September 20 – 6:30 pm.
September 27 – 6:30 p.m.
October 4          – 6:30 p.m.

These will be held at Queens Street Commons Cafe. If anyone has any questions, please email Sharon Sommerville at sharonsommerville@gmail.com or info@fairvotewrc.ca.

Fair Vote Canada also had events being held at

Kitchener Public Library – Central Branch from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Thursday September 8, 2016 Registration Required. One can register by going to www.kpl.org as registration is now up.

Elmira Branch
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday September 21, 2016
Region of Waterloo Library

New Hamburg Branch
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday September 28, 2016
Region of Waterloo Library

Ayr Branch
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday September 29, 2016
Region of Waterloo Library

We hope to see you there! Remember, get involved! Here is the interview below. Enjoy!