In Memory

The following are former employees of CKCO-TV, CFCA-FM and CKKW-AM who have passed away over the years.

The gathering of these names is a work in progress.  Any errors or omissions should be directed to info@ckco-history.com

Arajs   John   May 11, 2009   News Photographer
Armstrong Jim April 27, 2017 News – Stringer Reporter
Bambury Bob July 13, 1994 Television Sales
Beatty   Ron   October 13, 2009   Television Operations – Cameraman
Beresford Greg January 24, 2016 News
Bishop   Kathy   October 18, 2005   Executive Secretary
Blackmore   Ralph   April 8, 2002   News – Editorial
Bordage Leon January 8, 2018 Custodian
Bowen   Don   April 13, 1981   Art Department Manager
Butler Gord Radio Announcer
Cameron Don June 7, 2018 Sports
Campbell   John     News
Carlo Joe Music Director
Carr   Art   December 6, 1996   Freelance Reporter
Cassel   Paul   April 30, 2012   News Photographer
Causley John News
Cole   Elaine   December 26, 1992   Variety Host
Collis Len Film Editor
Connolly   Dennis   March 18, 2010   Salesman
Corcoran Val March 7, 2003 Radio Promotions
Coughlan Danny November 18, 1990 Television Show Host – Tree House
Cramer Daan October 12, 2016 Television Operation
Crouter Wally March 28, 2016 Television – First Host Of Canadian Bandstand
Cullen Bert Radio Announcer
Cummings   Floyd   July 14, 1999   Salesman
Currie Brian Radio Program Director
Cushing Paul October 22, 2013
Engineer
DeLazzer John June 26, 2010 Radio Announcer
Eakins   Peter     Secretary-Treasurer
Elliott   Ken   January 11, 1996   Operations
Emmerson Bruce April 3, 2018 Television Traffic
Faucon   Denis   April 2, 2007   News Photographer (ENG)
Ferguson   Martin   July 10, 1991   Operations
Ferguson   Peter   September 16, 2005   News Director
Ferrie Archie May 10, 2009 Television Sales
Fisher Dan April 2, 2010 Radio Announcer / Radio Program Director
Fitzgerald   Pat   August 9, 1993   Operations Manager
Flowers   Ed     Custodian
Fricker Bruce September 7, 2017 Custodian
Gebhart Ann September 29, 2007 Secretary to the Secretary-Treasurer
Geffros John July 12, 2007 Radio Sales
Glennie   Rita     Exec Sec W.D. McGregor
Graham Peter April 1, 2014 News Photographer
Hall Bud Radio Announcer
Hannan Mary Pat
February 15, 2014
Weather Reporter
Hatton   Gord     Salesman
Hilts-Russel Sharon September 10, 2008 Radio Copywriter
Hitchcock Phil May 27, 2013 Radio Announcer
Hoad   Jim     TV News
Hodge   Al     News
Hodges John “Hoppy” October 8, 1999 Radio Sales / Radio Announcer
Hooper Steve September 12, 2017 News Reporter
Hulme   Walter   April 29, 2008   Video Q Salesman
Jarvis   Roy   August 16, 2012   Salesman
Jones   Big Al   March 27, 1984   Kid’s Show Host
Kelleher   Ned     News
Keller   Tom   March 20, 2009   Director/Producer
Kemp Rick Radio Announcer
Kenney Stu Radio Announcer
Kinsman   Bill     News
Klassen-Phypers Audrey December 4, 2016 Receptionist / Secretary
Korbee Leon March 23, 2016 News Reporter – Queen’s Park
Kraatz Eugenia
  January 17, 1988 Cafeteria – Big Alice
Krieg Pat August 3, 2015 Finance
Lacey   Earl     Custodian
Lanthier Jack June 21, 2018 Farm Reporter
Lawson Bruce August 11, 1973 Program Director
Lichti-Drummond Marlene June 27, 2017 Payroll and Accounting
Ledger Russ January 3, 2017 News
Lewis Gar December 26, 2000 News
Liddle Gib March 1954 Television Founding Partner
Liddle Jack January 8, 2017 Television Sales
Lindsay Bob Radio Operator / Announcer
Ludwig   Pat   October 20, 2009   Music Director
MacDonald   Don   May 26, 2009   News
MacDougall   Nancy   July 28, 1997   Traffic
Maciaczyk Cathy October 16, 2013 Radio Traffic
MacLean Alex Television Technician
Martz Don April 1, 2013 Television Program Director
McAvoy   Fred   1958   Custodian
McAvoy Regina 1979 Cafeteria and Mrs. S. show
McCarron Jack February 5, 2013 Chief Engineer
McCrudden Debbie July 21, 2018 Accounting
McGregor   Ellen   October 15, 2009   Traffic, EA to General Manger
McIntyre   Joe   January 27, 1999   Engineering Supervisor
McKeown   Bob   November 3, 2011   Sales/Show Host/Station General Manager
McLean Jack Television Sales
McLean Bob April 22, 2014
Show Host
McNea Frances Kay April 17, 2015 Kid’s Show Host (Dairy Dora)
McNea   “Bob” “Oopsy”   November 5, 2005   Kid’s Show Host (Oopsy the Clown)
Mercer   Jim     News Photographer
Miles Pat Television – Film Lab Technician
Mondoux-Parr Susan September 29, 2016 Television Production Assistant
Morrow   Jerry   January 31, 2012   News Reporter
Moskal   George   January 29, 2008   Director/Operations Manager
Newman Pam Radio Operator
Nightingale   Geoff     News Reporter
Nyhout   Paul   August 15, 2013
  Operations
O’Drowsky Mike “O-D” July 19, 2016 Television News Cameraman
Packham Charlie May 17, 1999 Salesman
Parsons   Dale   August 17, 2012   Creative Services
Parsons   Frank   August 10, 2008   Engineering
Pollock Carl August 16, 1978
Founder and Owner
Pomeroy Millie February 15, 2007 Food Services
Prince   Ron            News
Purkis   Roy   1964   Photographer
Rafferty   Tom   March 23, 1963   News/Sports
Reekie   Paul   April 24, 1998   Operations
Reier   Laura     Cafeteria
Richardson Ian August 3, 2017 Television Operations
Roberts Ron May 20, 2015 Radio Announcer
Roberts Duke Radio Announcer
Robertson-Montross Deb December 24, 2011 Human Resources
Rogala Carl March 5, 2017 Television Operations
Rooney Ted February 24, 2016 Television Producer
Runnels   Percy   April 14, 1989   Art Department
Russell   Frances   October 6, 2001   Production Writer/Producer
Sanregret Tony News
Scriver   Violet   May 20, 2001   Host – Mrs. S
Sellner Reg March 20, 2017 Television Host / Promotions
Smith Jim November 25, 2014
Operations Supervisor
Smith Bob June 5, 2010 Radio Sales
Solway Larry January 9, 2012 Radio Announcer
Spragge John December 16, 2008 Radio Manager
Stewart Bill 2006 Program Manager
Stroh   Marvin   July 22, 2004   Operations
Sutherland   Dan   December 31, 1992   Custodian
Sutherland   Eric   May 27, 1995   Operations Supervisor
Taylor-Menich   Pat   September 9, 2006   Programming Secretary
Thomas Brule   Terry     News
Thompson-Bauman   Betty   April 9, 1994   Variety Host
Torbay Joe October 10, 2009 Radio Announcer
Tucker   Marjorie     Film Editing
Turchan   Paul   January 9, 2013   Engineering Manager
Valentine Bill Radio Sales Manager
Waurechen   Ric   January 4, 1995   Art Department Manager
White   Tom     News
Whiting   Bill     Promotions Manager
Wiens Brian Television Copywriter
Wight Tim Radio Announcer
Willard Robert August 5, 1993
Creative Services
Wright   Jim   April 29, 2012   Operations
Yaworski Mike April 4, 2013 News Anchor/Reporter
Zalevich   Emanuel   November 22, 2006   Operations
Zender Susan October 16, 2017 Program Manager Secretary
Ziegler Deb Television Traffic