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Biography & Autobiography Rich & Famous

Radio Daze

25 Years of Winning Awards and Getting Fired in Canadian Radio

by (author) Rafe Mair

Promontory Press
Initial publish date
Dec 2013
Rich & Famous
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This is the story of the last of the broadcasters willing, nay eager, to hold authority’s feet to the fire. Rafe Mair combined his experience as a lawyer and cabinet minister along with his deep love of his province and the City of Vancouver to build a radio career that angered many, especially politicians, but attracted huge audiences.

About the author

Rafe Mair has been a dominant voice in the arena of Canadian broadcasting and print journalism for a quarter of a century, having won the 1994 Michener Media Award for public benefit, the Hutchison Award for Lifetime Achievement in BC Journalism, in addition to the Broadcast Hall of Fame. His previous books include The Last Cast; Canada: Is Anyone Listening?; Rants, Raves and Recollections and Still Ranting. Rafe currently writes a column for The Tyee and Opinion 250: The Voice of the North. On November 7, 2005, Rafe was inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. He lives in Lions Bay, BC, with his wife Wendy and his chocolate lab Chauncey.

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