The Video Crown the Radio Star award is given to the show that best utilizes the OTF video system to support their program: Felix Ranchero of Atardecer Ranchero / Dusk On Ranch.
The Teamwork Transition award is given to the best 1-2 seamless transition programs on CKMS: Raphael Kanai, DJ Maciek, Andre Brown, and DJDC AJ Baylee of The Wax Jungle and Carmelo Farruggio of Street Hop.
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: Bob Jonkman and Jeff Stager of the Technical Committee.
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: Nat Persaud of Pressure Drop and Mr. Smart of Requiem For Rock.
The winner of the Robot Apocalypse Remote Broadcast award is Rob McKenna of Mano A Mano.
The Most Original Program award is given to an original program that you will not find on radio anywhere but on CKMS! Dr. Tikl of Klausterfokken.
The Local Liaison of Canada award is given to a DJ who puts local stories on a national level: The winner is the CKMS Newsroom.
The Best Graphic Material award is given to a program that is creating the best accompanying images for their podcast or program: Rob Curwain of Rob’s Rewind.
The FUNdraiser Of The Year award is given to a FUN spirit during our fundraising efforts: DJ Steel.
The Best Cultural/Culturally Diverse Show is awarded to a show that either features many different cultures or represents a culture that is under-represented in the area: Narine Dat Sookram of Caribbean Spice.
The Best Talk Focus award is given to a show that has had the best talk focused programs for the year: Shyun Atøwn of I Am Everything.
The Best LP Show (LP is “Long Playing”) is awarded to the years best show that has been running for 3+ years: Cam Matthews of Denim Entertainment Radio.
The Community Radio Award is given to a show that exemplifies what Community Radio is all about: Jenniefer Stronge (Executive Producer), James Jordan, Jeff Stager, Dylan Bravener, and Bob Jonkman of CKMS Community Connections.
The DJ AdRock Memorial Award for Exceptional DJing is given to a DJ who exemplifies the qualities of the EDJ Academy: Indira Singh of Sargam.
I Am Everything is a music talk show about everything and nothing…. Think The Strombo Show meets CBC Q. Your Punk Father Shyun Atøwn will showcase genres like new indie rock and punk and rap, even throwing in some local rock bands that need that exposure. And sometimes you might hear some cool guests along the way. Shy’s objective for I Am Everything is to profile bands that not many know about but mainly to bring back the next great music show since the days of Much Music. He is everything you need him to be and yet nothing at all.
I Am Everything (from the archives) airs on CKMS-FM every fourth Monday from 11:00pm to Midnight.
Ep 27: Pardee Time (Ft Grant Pardee)Writer, Producer, Host, all around pretty cool guy living in the land of angels. We talk his storied linked in career, his cartoon pitch that will see the light of day eventually, the difference between Canada and USA, and also how much Tim Hortons sucks, plus much more.
Ep 24: Deep Focus (Ft Aly Bérubé)Aly Berube is a creative director, a film maker, and smack down in the film industry in BC. She is also pretty damn cool. One of the next big filmmakers if I had to put my money on it.
I AM EVERYTHING – Ep 23: New Fugees (Ft Kayo)Kayo Guevarra was born and raised in the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. Kayo describes his sound as ‘Future meets Fugees’. It’s a lush blend of hip-hop, R&B and Reggae; a raspy delivery mixed with unique cadence, catchy melodies and a certain rhythm that could only stem from his island upbringing.
I AM EVERYTHING – Ep 22: Supernova (Ft Lukas Rossi)Lukas Rossi is a Canadian rock singer, songwriter, musician and was the winner of the CBS Television reality series Rock Star: Supernova – a televised audition contest to become lead singer of the hard rock supergroup Rock Star Supernova featuring members from Motley Crue, Metallica and Guns N Roses.