Bob Murray

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Weekend Announcer
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I first caught the radio “bug” while listening to Montreal funnyman Ralph Lockwood in the seventies. It got me wondering if I could actually play the fool and get paid for it! I ran out and plunked down $900 (a lot of dough when you are making $100 per week!) for a radio correspondence course that promised everyone that they would be a radio star with the right amount of talent and perserverence. I sent out audition tapes and got one job offer from that endeavour; all night news in Cornwall for $100 per week.
 
From there, a little common sense prevailed and I returned to university and studied marketing and computer science while spending far too much time at the college radio station. I got my first radio break at the local top 40 station operating the controls on a Sunday night and reading obituary ads!
 
From there my radio travels took me to Montreal, Hamilton, Kitchener, and Toronto. I finally got it right in 2012 when I joined Jewel92 as a weekender and holiday pinch hitter. When I am not filling the ‘waves with sound bites, you will find me driving big trucks, futzing with computers, photographing sunsets and things, and promising myself that I will start a regular gym habit (tomorrow).
 

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  1. Cat Rescue Clothing Drive

    October 1 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts – The Foursome

    October 17 @ 8:00 pm
  3. The Quilt Expo

    October 19 @ 10:00 am - October 20 @ 4:00 pm
  4. 12th Annual Giant Book Sale

    October 19 @ 1:00 pm - October 21 @ 4:00 pm
  5. Inspiring Talk with Marty Deacon

    October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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