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Call letters: CFBR=The Bear; CFCW-FM=CAM-FM; CFMG=Virgin Radio; CFRN=TSN 1260; CHBN=The Bounce; CHDI=Sonic; CHQT=iNews880; CIRK=K-97; CISN=Kissin' Country; CIUP=UP 99.3; CJNW=Hot 107; CJRY=Shine-FM; CKEA=95.7 Cruz FM; CKER=World-FM; CKJR=W-14-40; CKNG=92.5 Fresh FM; CKNO=NOW Radio; CKRA=Capital-FM; CITV=Global Edmonton; CFRN-TV=CTV Edmonton; CJAL=CTV Two Alberta; CKEM=City Edmonton; CKES=CTS TV; CJEO=OMNI Alberta.
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Heather Fairbairn - Announcer/producer CKUA current.

Judy Fantham - Regional News Director CBX/CBXT-TV Edmonton 1997; Manager of Strategic Projects CBC 2000; Director, Learning and Development CBC; Director, Organizational Development CBC Toronto current.

Chris Fantini at 96X 2005 - Click for larger photo with Katie of Jackalope Chris Fantini - Graduate, Columbia Academy of Broadcasting, Vancouver 2002. DJ (voice-tracked) overnights CISL Vancouver 2001-02; intern CKZZ-FM Vancouver 2001-02; swing announcer CKYL Peace River 2002-03; afternoon drive CKKX-FM Peace River 2002-03; swing announcer & assistant music director CKRA-FM Edmonton 2003-06; afternoon drive CKMM-FM Winnipeg 2006-current. Born in Winnipeg.

Harry Farmer - Organist BBC Radio London, England 1923-27; as Chris Hamalton: recording artist Decca 1940s-50s; as Harry Farmer: Music Director, CFRN AM, FM & TV Edmonton 1958-73. Born February 1, 1911 in Walsall, Staffordshire, England and died in Edmonton on December 17, 1986.

Allen Farrell - Copy Writer CFRN-AM 1950s; Promotion Director CHUM Toronto late 1950s and 1960s; co-founded Creative Sight and Sound; wrote "The CHUM Story" in 2001. Died in Parry Sound, Ontario, on March 7, 2007.

Craig Fee - Graduate Broadcasting Program Humber College Toronto, Ontario. CHRW-FM London, Ontario 1993-98; CKGE-FM Oshawa, Ontario 1998-99; CKFM-FM Toronto, Ontario 1999; CIDC-FM Toronto, Ontario 1999-2001; CFNY-FM Toronto, Ontario 2001; CFMC-FM Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 2001-03; CFHK-FM London, Ontario 2003-04; DJ CFBT-FM Vancouver, B.C. 2004-07; Assistant Program Director CFMI-FM Vancouver, B.C. September 2007-March 2008; Program Director CKRA-FM Edmonton April 14, 2008-February 2009; Morning Co-host CKBT-FM Kitchener, Ontario September 2009-current.

Scott Fee - Click to enlarge Scott Fee - BCIT Broadcast Journalism graduate; announcer UBC Thunderbirds baseball and hockey 2003-05; part-time anchor CKWX Vancouver 2005; videographer CKEM-TV Edmonton 2005-current; reporter CH Television Victoria 2006-current.

Zane Feldman - Co-owner, with Dr. Charles A. Allard, Lewis Roskin and Murray Dyck, CHQT Edmonton 1965-72.

Austin Fields - Bachelor of Arts in Radio Broadcasting, Bob Jones University, South Carolina, U.S.A. 1949; graduate National Broadcasting Institute, Chicago; continuity writer CKRD Red Deer 1949; announcer & PR Director CKPR Fort William, Ontario; announcer & News CKOM Saskatoon; announcer CFRN-AM Edmonton 1953; actor CJCA Edmonton 1953; Director of Child Welfare, Alberta government; Director Westfield Youth Centre (now the Yellowhead Youth Centre) Edmonton; Director Oak Hills Boys Ranch, Bon Accord, Alberta. Born August G. Frauenfeld on February 25, 1925 in Bruderheim and died in Edmonton on March 21, 2007.

Fred Filthaut - Telecine Operator to Assistant General Manager CJLH-TV Lethbridge January 1966-86; Station Manager CFRE-TV Regina 1986-93; Station Manager CFRN-TV Edmonton 1993-January 31, 2005; Senior Vice President CTV West 1997-January 31, 2005. Retired January 31, 2005. Born in Saskatchewan.

Neil Findlay - Operator/relief announcer CKXM-FM Edmonton mid-late 1970s; Promotions Manager CFRN Edmonton; administration trucking firm Edmonton current.

Brenda Finley - Click for larger photo Brenda Finley - BA Political Science/English Queen's University Kingston, Ontario 1979; Performance Certificate Royal Academy of Dramatic Art London, U.K. 1985; Performance Diploma London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art London, U.K. 1989; MFA Directing University of Alberta Edmonton 2004. Reporter CFRB Toronto, Ontario 1978; Reporter/Anchor CHAT AM/TV Medicine Hat 1979-80; Reporter/Anchor CFRN-TV Edmonton 1980-82; Reporter/Anchor CFAC-TV Calgary 1982-89; Senior Anchor CKKX-TV Calgary 1990-93; Host "CBC Alberta News" CBC-TV Alberta 1993-98; Host CBC Newsworld Calgary 1993-98; Host "Midday Express" CBC Radio One Alberta 1996-98; Freelance Foreign Correspondent 1998-2000; Professional Actor/Director 2000-2006; Announcer/Producer CKUA Calgary 2006-2011; Radio-Television Broadcast News Instructor SAIT Calgary 2008-11; Reporter/Producer "Alberta Primetime" CTV Two Alberta 2012-current.

J. P. Finnigan (Jack) - DJ CKEY Toronto early 1960s; CJCA Edmonton 1967-late '60s; CKGM Montreal; CJAD Montreal 1972-early 2000s. Died December 2, 2006, at the age of 65 from complications related to diabetes and a heart condition; only child Jennifer is a multi-Emmy award winner for her work on "The Bold and the Beautiful".

George Finstad - Click to enlarge George Finstad - CKUA Edmonton 1953; CKSA Lloydminster 1950s; CFAX Victoria early 1960s; staff and News announcer CBC Radio Vancouver 1964-68; special feature reporter BC centennial year celebrations CBC Vancouver 1967; CBC Toronto 1968-77; weekend anchor The National News CBC-TV Toronto late 60s-early 70s and portrayed as "George FunnyStud" on CBC Radio comedy programs; co-host Marketplace CBC-TV national 1972-77; narrator public affairs series Elements of Survival CBC-TV national 1974-75; private radio Montreal 1977; CBC-TV Montreal 1980s; retired from CBC 1990. CBC Biography. Born in Edmonton and died in Toronto on May 30, 2008.

Tom Fisk - Cameraman CBXT-TV Edmonton. Born Thomas Grant Fisk. Died December 14, 2004, in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.

Tera Lee Flaman - Country 100 Moose Jaw 2006; co-host afternoon drive CKRA-FM Edmonton 2006.

Terry Robert Fleming - Click for larger photo Terry Robert Fleming - CFUN Vancouver 1965-66; CKLG-FM Vancouver; CKLN Nelson; CKCQ Quesnel 1970; CKEK Cranbrook 1974; CJJC Langley 1975; CHNL Kamloops; CFRN Edmonton 1977-79; CJCD Yellowknife 1980; CKST St. Albert AB; PD CHEC Lethbridge 1981-84; freelance announcer CFCN-TV Calgary; AM drive CHWK Chilliwack 1984; CKST Vancouver/Langley; AM drive CKEK Cranbrook 1993; CFRN-TV Edmonton 1997; CFCP Courtenay; President/Founder CJTS-FM Lethbridge 2001-06.

Phil Floyd - News CJCA Edmonton 1964.

Gillian Foote CFBR 2007 - Click for larger photo Gillian Foote - Volunteer Mix 100.9 Truro; graduate Nova Scotia Community College Radio and Television Arts; DJ Country 101 Halifax; co-host morning drive CFBR-FM Edmonton 2004-current.

Doug Forbes - Member, Edmonton Broadcasters Club.

Jerry Forbes - Click for photo Jerry Forbes - Born Murray McIntyre Forbes in Innisfail, Alberta, on May 14, 1923; died September 24, 1981. Announcer CFRN-AM 1947; Production Manager (PD) then General Manager CHED 1954-1981; founded Santas Anonymous; CAB Hall of Fame 2005. CCF bio.

Joyce Forbes - Member, Edmonton Broadcasters Club. Wife of Doug Forbes.

Marty Forbes 2007 - Click for larger photo Marty Forbes - Writer and swing announcer CHNL Kamloops 1970-72; Creative Director CKXL Calgary 1972-78; mornings/Operations Manager CJAY-FM Calgary 1978-79; Program Director CILA-FM Lethbridge 1979-81; Program Director CJAX-FM Edmonton 1981-83; commercial production/Program Director CJAZ-FM/CKKS-FM Vancouver 1983-88; Program Director CHUM-AM Toronto 1988-89; Program Director CKFM-FM Toronto 1989-90; Program Director CISL Vancouver 1990-91; Vice President & General Manager CFRN-AM/CFBR-FM Edmonton 1991-January 2, 2009; General Manager CFMG-FM Edmonton 2002-January 2, 2009. Retired, but consulting part-time Radiowise Edmonton April 2009-current. Born in Edmonton; son of Jerry Forbes.

Al Ford - Program Director CHDI-FM Edmonton current.

Bill Forst - Click to enlarge Bill Forst (William D. Forst) - CKOM Saskatoon 1951; Broadcast Engineer CKRD Red Deer; CFRN-TV Edmonton; built CJCD-AM Dawson Creek, CKSW-AM and CJFB-TV Swift Current 1957. Retired early due to a stroke, but lived until age 80, passing away July 27, 2006. CCF bio.

Ken Foss - Announcer CJCA Edmonton 1950s.

Dave Foster - DJ weekend all nights CJCA Edmonton 1966-67.

Don Foster - Technician CFRN AM & TV Edmonton 1959-67; retired from broadcasting 1967. Born in 1931 and died in Oregon on July 17, 2006, at age 75.

Norm Foster - Overnights CJGX Yorkton 1979-81; swing CFMC-FM Saskatoon 1981; middays CKJS Winnipeg 1981-84; swing CHIQ-FM Winnipeg 1984-86; overnights CIRK-FM Edmonton 1986-87; swing CKNG-FM Edmonton 1987; middays CIOF/CKXY Vancouver 1987-89; swing CKST Langley 1989; overnights CKXY Vancouver 1990; middays CJKR-FM Winnipeg 1990-91; swing CHIQ-FM Winnipeg 1993-94; afternoon drive/middays CFWM-FM Winnipeg 1999-2002; commercials, product branding, radio/TV imaging and industrial narration current; currently producing documentary TURN IT ON - The Glory Days of Canadian Top 40 Radio

Shannon Fox - Music Director & evenings CKNG-FM Edmonton current.

Shane Foxman CFUN 2007 - Click for larger photo Shane Foxman - Broadcast Journalism graduate Loyalist College Belleville ON; television reporter/anchor CKOS-TV Yorkton SK 1988-89; CKPR-TV Thunder Bay 1989; Lethbridge and The New VR Barrie ON 1990s; A-Channel CKEM-TV Edmonton 1996-98; Victoria legislative bureau chief CKVU-TV Vancouver 1998-2000; News then co-host Breakfast Television Citytv Vancouver 2003-05; host ’Caps Corner Citytv 2005; morning co-host CHMJ Vancouver 2005-06; CKST Vancouver 2006; morning host CFUN Vancouver 2006-current. Foxman Consulting.

Alex Frame - CFYK Yellowknife 1963; Announcer (including News) CKUA Edmonton 1963; Producer (including Peter Gzowski's "This Country in the Morning") late 1960s then Vice President CBC Radio.

Alf Franke - Technical producer CKUA Edmonton 1961-90.

Fil Fraser - Click for earlier photo Fil Fraser - Operator CKFH Toronto 1951; CKGB Timmins, Ontario; Sports Director & play-by-play announcer CKBB Barrie, Ontario; News CFCF Montreal mid-1950s; founder and publisher Regina Weekly Mirror 1960; Program Director MEETA (forerunner of ACCESS Alberta) 1969; News co-anchor CBXT-TV Edmonton 1971-73; Talk show host CJCA Edmonton 1974-79; Fil Fraser Show CITV-TV Edmonton 1974-75; Morning Host CKXM-FM Edmonton 1979-1983; Host, Alberta Morning CKUA September 1, 1983-84; National Task Force on Broadcasting Ottawa 1985-86; Director Development ACCESS Alberta Edmonton 1987; chief commissioner Alberta Human Rights Commission 1989-92; Order of Canada 1991; President Vision-TV Toronto January 1995 - December 2000. Born in Montreal in August 1932.

Shelley Fraser - Click for larger photo Shelley Fraser - CJAX Edmonton early 1980's; CKRY Calgary mid-1980's; CHQR Calgary 1986; morning show producer CKKS-FM Vancouver 1990-91; host Cryin' Lovin' or Leavin' Satellite Radio Network 1991-96; BC Country Music Association Greg Sherret Country Broadcaster of the Year 1994; talk/music host weekends WIC Radio Network/CKNW Vancouver 1996-97; CFOX-FM Vancouver 1997-99; swing CHUM-FM Toronto 1999-02; morning show co-host CFWM-FM Winnipeg 2002-03; animation/voiceovers Toronto 2003; morning show co-host CKUL-FM Halifax July 6, 2006-09; p.m. drive CFLT-FM Halifax 2009-11; real estate Toronto 2011-current.

August Frauenfeld - see Austin Fields.

Fearless Fred - DJ afternoon drive CFBR-FM Edmonton mid-2000s-August 2009; DJ CFNY-FM Toronto August 2009-current.

Dennis Freeman - Announcer and switcher CHAT-TV Medicine Hat 1959; DJ CKSA-AM & switcher director CKSA-TV Lloydminster; studio audio, announcing, switching CFRN-TV Edmonton.

Glenn Freeman - Member, Edmonton Broadcasters Club.

Tanya French - Interactive Account Manager CHQT/CISN-FM Edmonton current.

Alison Friedt - Sales CFBR-FM Edmonton current.

Murray Fuhrer 2009 - Click for larger photo Murray Fuhrer - Creative Writer/Evening Announcer CFOK Westlock 1977-79; Creative Writer/Evening Announcer CHAT Medicine Hat 1979-81; Creative Writer CKGY Red Deer 1981-84; Creative Director CKCK/CKIT Regina, Saskatchewan 1984-85; Creative Director CILK-FM Kelowna, B.C. 1985-87; Creative Director/Evening Announcer CHAT Medicine Hat 1987-91; Creative Director CKRD-AM Red Deer 1991-97; Creative Director CKGY-FM/CIZZ-FM Red Deer 1997-August 2009; Senior Writer CFCW-AM/CIRK-FM/CKRA-FM Edmonton August 25, 2009-current; Senior Writer CFCW-FM Camrose August 25, 2009-current; Senior Writer CKJR Wetaskiwin August 25, 2009-current. Born in Edmonton.

Tom Fulton - "The Big Kahuna" DJ CJCA mid-1960s; CKFH Toronto; CJRT-FM Toronto; CING-FM Toronto; CJCL/CKFH Toronto; CFRB Toronto; CHWO Toronto. Died of an apparent heart attack at age 58 on December 9, 2002.

Call letters: CFBR=The Bear; CFCW-FM=CAM-FM; CFMG=Virgin Radio; CFRN=TSN 1260; CHBN=The Bounce; CHDI=Sonic; CHQT=iNews880; CIRK=K-97; CISN=Kissin' Country; CIUP=UP 99.3; CJNW=Hot 107; CJRY=Shine-FM; CKEA=95.7 Cruz FM; CKER=World-FM; CKJR=W-14-40; CKNG=92.5 Fresh FM; CKNO=NOW Radio; CKRA=Capital-FM; CITV=Global Edmonton; CFRN-TV=CTV Edmonton; CJAL=CTV Two Alberta; CKEM=City Edmonton; CKES=CTS TV; CJEO=OMNI Alberta.

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