Education

Education
May 2014 - Present

Certificate In Human Resources Management

McGill University

Presently taking courses in obtaining a Certificate in Human Resources Management at McGill University in Continuing Education

May 1977 - May 1980

Diploma Of Collegial Studies (D.E.S) in Arts / Social Science

Dawson College

Successfully completed program of study in Arts / Social Science while taking elective courses in communications / media.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2013 - Present

On Air Contributor and On Air Master Control Studio Producer

Radio Shalom

Montreal (CJRS 1650 AM)(Community Owned and Operated Radio Station) On Air Contributor  & On Air Master Control Studio Producer (Voluntary) -  The Howie Silbiger Show (Sundays 6: 00-9: 00 PM). Operates the board. Put guests on the air (by telephone or live in studio via microphones). Play commercials, promos, specialty show/guest liners. Will go on the air with the show announcer and discuss various topics related to the community both locally and internationally. Will also discuss various entertainment and amusing stories and include guests as well as take calls on all show topics. Added content and alternative point of view. Brought wealth of experience in On Air Technical Producing

Jul 1989 - Sep 2013

On Air Master Control Studio Producer and Technical Assistant (CJAD 800 AM / Virgin 96 FM / CHOM 97.7 FM)

Bell Media

CJAD 800 AM/VIRGIN /CHOM Montreal 1989-2013 On Air Master Control Studio Producer and Technical Assistant

  • Audio production elements including topical / holiday music with radio station show liners.
  • Prepared detailed broadcast format sheets on 3 different shows for replacement staff.
  • Trained as well as mentored other personnel and applied format of shows in the master control environment.
  • Problem solved issues and quickly relayed them to the appropriate personnel or department and followed up.
  • Sent out audio requests to guests, advertising clients, and sales personnel.
  • Music Programming / Reconciliation Entry into computer systems.

                                            Accomplishments
• Produced Live Radio Shows including 3 talk radio segments daily. Assembled 3 show
podcasts per day.
• Produced Breaking News Events (examples 9/11 in New York City, Sandy Hook Elementary
School Shooting) coordination of live reporters, news feeds, taped interview segments from
remote location to CJAD Studios back in Montreal for live broadcast on the air as events
unfolded).
• Produced Local Events such as The Montreal Childrens Hospital's Annual CJAD, CHOM, &
Virgin 96 “Caring For Kids” Radiothon, CJAD's annual Remembrance Day Broadcast live on
location from the Cenotaph featured ceremonies as well as interviews from families and
veterans.
• Produced Federal, Municipal, and Provincial Elections. Had reporters call in live and
reported on the political candidates' reactions, interviews with the people who worked with
the different political parties, political ridings and some of the people who voted in the polls
and what their opinions were.
• Produced Federal and Provincial Budgets. Broadcasted the speeches live from either the
provincial or federal finance minister(s), interviewed the political parties, leading economists,
as well as people who belonged to different socioeconomic groups and obtained their
reactions and opinions.
• Produced Sporting Events (examples - hockey featuring the Montreal Canadians and
football featuring the Montreal Alouettes.) Obtained reactions from both
Montreal team players as well as the opposition team players.

Skills

Skills

Clear Communicator

• Great communicator and very strong writing abilities.

People Skills

Enjoys interacting with people and working with a team or independently.

Creative

Able to think outside of the box.

People skills.

Enjoys interacting with people and working with a team or independently.

Analytical and decisive.

Possesses effective problem solving skills.

Flexible and Adapting In Different Situations

Optimistic, upbeat and thrives on challenges and opportunities.