Media-Alive (Marketing and Services Company)
Founder and President
-A Media Services company providing in-store marketing solutions using audio and video technologies.
-Development of the initial concept as well as the corporate philosophy for Radio-A-Live.
-Forge contractual agreements with major Canadian and U.S. merchandising companies seeking to target their specific audiences with music catered to the demographic clientele they are serving.
-Responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with advertisers, retailers and public entities.
-The establishment of exclusive contractual relationships with advertising and retail companies.
-Assembling of executive team.
-Creation of a music library.
-Establishment of a sales and marketing force.
-The development of exclusive agreements with retail and public space clients as well as with advertisers.
-The completion of the Proof of Concept Phase in Canada.
CBC Television (2014-present)
CBC News Montreal Television Weather Specialist (Weekends; fill-in suppertime news)
CBC Radio One Montreal 88.5 FM (2011-present)
Homerun 3-7 pm (drive)
Traffic and Transportation Reporter
(& Sports Commentator 2011-2013)
TEAM 990 Replacement Host (2010-2011)
Announcer, all-sports radio Talk show host.
Q92 Montreal (2006-2009)
Swing announcer and morning show, mid-days and drive replacement.
940 Montreal (2004-2008)
Responsibilities: On-air talk show host, journalist; newscaster, traffic and sports reporter.
AM940 Montreal's Greatest Hits (2008-2009)
Drive Host 3-7 PM ('Z-Man')
Media (Television) 2004
On-site producer for CPAC at CKAC (Montreal), post-leaders debate.
Radio - Entertainment and Information
94.7 Hits FM(2004-2005)
Malone, New York
Role: On-air host: Mid-days 9-2, plus live remotes.
CJAD 800 AM (1991-1993)
MIX96 - CJFM (1993-2004)
Radio Announcer (Programmer, Host, Producer, Operator)
Programmer, Producer, Host, Interviewer and Writer: 'Due North', a well-respected all-Canadian countdown program. I was a leader in the development of local and national recording talent, breaking two groups nationally by being the 1st to recognize and air their individual talents. These artists included: Len and Bran Van 3000 and hundreds of other acts.
An asset to all station business relationships, especially with major retailers: Brault and Martineau (Furniture and Appliance specialists), RONA, IKEA, Future Shop, a variety of fairs (home, outdoors, job) and promotions.
Played a major role by helping increase sales at Brault and Martineau from 2002 to 2003 by 32%.
Approached each show, remote and broadcast with perception of image and helped push the marketing strategies and public relations campaigns of all three radio stations at Standard Broadcasting at CHOM-FM MIX96 and CJAD 800 AM.
Provider, sports and information capsules.
'Montreal Canadiens' Hockey producer in 1991: I produced the 1st game for the Habs in their 1st season on CJAD 800 AM.
President and General Manager
(CFLI) I was responsible for: station programming, operations, the annual budget and a staff of 50+ announcers, managers and engineers.
(LSBC - Corporation President) Governing body mandated by the CRTC to manage CFLI constitution.
Completion of Promise of Performance and CRTC mock hearing in preparation for launch of all-new Instructional/Community licensed radio undertaking.
I was directly responsible for the finalization of the first contract license to broadcast on 88.5 CF Cable and 101.9 FM Videotron cable.
National voice and image for major clients: Rona, Revy, Revelstoke, Castle hardware locations.
Commercial Voice, Montreal Expos in 2000.
Other major clients: Quebec FORD Dealers, NAPA/Autopro, Brault+Martineault, Loto-Quebec, Pizza Hut, Just for Laughs, and L?Oreal/Vichy Normaderm & Vichy Myoderm and Haqvarna. Jean-Coutu Pharmacist Image ? all locations in Quebec indoor/outdoor 20ft/30ft billboards + Ville de Laval Billboardsm 2010.
Numerous film and television acting credits, see: 'Biography' section.
2000 (November) Voice Training/Characterization Course: Debra Toffan, Cinar/Nelvana
1990-1993 Concordia University, B.A., Specialization in Communication Studies
1993 Honours Project: 'The Process of Attaining an FM License'
All Sports (Including Canadian National Lifeguard and Instructor 1986-1996):
Roller-Blading, Hockey, Football, Baseball, Softball, Badminton, Skiing, Volleyball. Film, politics and television production.
Available upon request