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SkyWords Media, Canada’s #1 source for traffic information has an immediate opening for a Swing Traffic Announcer in their Halifax Office.

Chatelaine, Canada’s leading women’s media brand, is looking for an extraordinary content expert to join their team. The ideal candidate has at least five years experience on a media/content brand, a strong digital background, a desire to think beyond traditional borders and a positive, team focused attitude.

Have you been an avid hunter your whole life? Are you at that age where you can say with confidence that you’ve “done it all and seen it all” over the span of many decades? Would you like to share your wisdom and opinions with the younger bucks….on TV? Wild TV is looking for an outspoken, rough-around-the-edges, confident host to bring entertaining, humorous and insightful commentary to this Season 6 of The EDGE with Ryan Kohler and Steve Ecklund.

Randstad’s client in the Hamilton area is currently seeking a marketing assistant for a permanent placement.

Cable 14 in Hamilton is looking for vibrant, lively and knowledgeable sports commentators and community enthusiasts for a variety of roles such as hosting, reporting, announcing and interviewing.

Rogers Radio in Kitchener is seeking a cohost to join Adele and Tara Connors in the morning. You’ll be working in a team, identifying content opportunities, lining up content and working with the show to execute a plan each day.

Topdeck, a name that’s been around in the youth travel space since 1973 are on the hunt for someone to help them run their busy marketing department – helping to keep the website up to date, special offers alive in the minds of partners and agents, brochures fully proofed and ready for print and any number of other exciting Topdeck-related marketing activity.

GMR Marketing is an industry-leading, envelope-pushing, fun-loving engagement marketing agency, and they’re looking for an Account Coordinator in Toronto.

CTV in Toronto has an opening for a Marketing Manager. As part of a world class marketing department, this senior position oversees marketing activity for CTV, Canada’s #1 TV Network.

The Ontario’s Highlands Tourism Organization is looking for a creative and experienced Communications Coordinator to collaborate with a diverse and passionate tourism industry to tell the stories about what makes Ontario’s Highlands the greatest place to visit in the Province.

Canadian Blood Services in London has an opening for an Event Coordinator.

103.1 Fresh Radio has an exciting opportunity for a Casual Programming Operator in their London/Woodstock office.

Homes by Avi in Calgary is seeking a creative, passionate and innovative individual to join their Marketing team for a 12 month contract.

A Toronto based mobile app startup is looking for a President or CEO to take their team to the next level.

Hollywood Suite in Toronto has an opening for an On-Air Promotion Producer/Editor.

An upcoming high-end (print) fashion magazine is seeking enthusiastic fashion writers for its Fall/Winter issue. They are looking for someone who is experienced in fashion writing, who has a distinctive point of view in terms of fashion, preferably someone who has written for magazines or other publications before.

Notable.ca is Canada’s leading online lifestyle magazine for driven millennials, and they have an opening for an Events and Marketing Manager.

Dream Unlimited is always looking for the best and brightest to join its thriving community. Dream’s Land & Housing team is growing, and is currently looking for a Manager of Marketing to help execute the division’s marketing strategy.

London Life is looking for a web content specialist to support the ongoing content development of their consumer website and social media presence. The successful candidate will collaborate with stakeholders in various business areas to identify and plan relevant content for publication in various media.

1053KISS FM is looking for Ottawa’s hottest new talent to take over the evening / weekend position. This is a full time, permanent on air position, Wednesday to Friday, 7p-10p and Saturday and Sunday from 11a-5p along with voice-tracking.

Rogers Radio in Edmonton has an opening for a Radio Web Producer, who will work closely with the Digital Media Radio production team to develop and enhance Rogers Radio web properties and mobile applications for a number of radio properties across the country.

CHEX TV in Peterborough is looking for a dynamic team player to anchor our late evening news during a one-year parental leave, which will end on January 1, 2016.

Are you an experienced Communications Specialist who thrives in a fast-paced ever-changing environment? Are you a creative genius, a strong and independent worker who wants to be part of a team within the non-profit sector? Quantum in Ottawa is looking for a Communications Specialist for their client, responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of both the internal and external communications plan.

Arcand and Associates in Montreal has an opening for a Media Strategist responsible for developing creative ideas and customized advertising campaigns and packages.

McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada currently has a one-year contract opportunity in the National Marketing Department for a Creative Specialist, based in the Toronto office.

Corus Entertainment has an exciting temporary opportunity for a Project Manager, Communications at their Corus Quay, Toronto location. The temporary contract is expected to run from August 24, 2015 to September 23, 2016.

Rogers Media in Fort McMurray is seeking a Promotions Coordinator.

Corus Entertainment Kingston has an exciting opportunity for a Full-time Videographer with CKWS Television, covering a 7-month maternity leave beginning June 15, 2015.

Corus Radio Vancouver has an exciting opportunity for a Traffic Anchor in our Vancouver office. Reporting to the Brand Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for traffic reporting and anchoring duties.

Bell Media in Toronto has an opening for a Presentation Producer to assess daily video and graphic needs of CTV News programming in coordinate with producers, writers and reporters.

Tech 4 Kids in Mississauga is seeking an Assistant Brand Manager, a highly motivated individual with a passion for learning and expanding their capabilities. This individual will be able to manage multiple priorities within tight deadlines while demonstrating exceptional organizational skills.

If you think Vancouver is the greatest city in the world and you want to tell the most engaging stories about what matters most to Vancouver every day, then Corus Radio Vancouver has an exciting opportunity for you. They are looking for a dynamic and entertaining Senior Talk Show Host in their Vancouver office.

Business News Network has an opening for a Producer (Cross Platform). Working from their national newsroom in Toronto, the successful candidate will be involved in planning and executing daily programming produced by BNN — Canada’s only English-language television and digital service devoted to helping Canadians invest, build their businesses, and protect their families’ financial well-being.

On Tuesday, May 26 a group of concerned Torontonians created a petition to remove NYC rapper Action Bronson from NXNE’s lineup on Sunday, June 21 at Yonge-Dundas Square. Action’s lyrics could be construed as celebrating gang rape and promoting misogyny, and it puts any compnay working with him in a stange place – far be it for anyone to want outright censorship in music, but as the performance is happening at a city-owned and administered venue, there’s going to be outrage over an artist on public property whose lyrics they deem misogyny and violent. The petition has spawned a passionate online discussion and this morning, NXNE has just released a statement to address this topic.

Action Bronson performed at Yonge-Dundas Square as part of NXNE in 2012 with Killer Mike, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah. It was a positive concert that was described by reviewers as “laid back”, “a lot of fun” and a “world class hip-hop showcase”. NXNE is confident the lineup on June 21 at Yonge-Dundas Square will make for another enjoyable day of music in a public space.

“NXNE will also present a number of rap artists at various venues, such as Tink and Kate Tempest, who have be lauded for the undisguised feminist viewpoints in their music.” says Sara Peel, Managing Director of NXNE. “That being said, in the interest of moving forward in a positive manner, we are engaging in discussion with our community about this important issue, and looking to provide opportunities for concerned voices to be heard.”

NXNE believes each and every one of these artists have the right to express their views through music, but those views belong to them and them alone. Those who are offended by an artist are invited to check out other Festival showcases, as NXNE will present hundreds of artists this June – some may be considered controversial, but most are just plain fun.

Bust out that dusty old boombox and unearth the Walkman buried in the garage. Just when you thought vinyl records were the coolest old-school music format to collect, cassettes are making a comeback in the age of all-things digital.

That’s right, cassettes – those rectangle-shaped cases of recorded music that rekindle images of car stereos from the Reagan era. Cassettes are undergoing a kind of renaissance that’s driven both by nostalgia and the simple economics of their low price. While cassettes have long been embraced by punk bands and others with a “do it yourself” aesthetic, even major recording artists are once again going Walkman-friendly by releasing music on cassette.

Metallica recently released its 1982 demo tape, “No Life ’til Leather,” as a limited-edition cassette during national Record Store Day in April. Alternative-rock favorite Weezer offered its latest album, “Everything Will Be Alright in the End,” in cassette format through Burger Records of Southern California. Burger Records, which is issuing a cassette release for the Sacramento band Dog Party, will also be rereleasing Green Day’s first three albums on cassette, a nod to the group’s scrappy years on the punk scene.

The owners of Burger Records, Sean Bohrman and Lee Rickard, say they’ve pressed more than 350,000 cassettes over the past eight years.

Via Sacramento Bee

The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAO) had their 3rd Annual CMAO Awards Show last night at Flato Markham Theatre. This year’s star-studded event was once again hosted by Jason McCoy of the Road Hammers, and contained some happy surprises, including 2 wins for the amazing Western Swing Authority. The full list of nominees and winners are below.

Single of the Year:
(sponsored by Republic Live – Boots & Hearts Festival)

Jason Blaine – Layin’ Your Love On Me (eOne Music Canada)
Tim Hicks – Here Comes The Thunder (Open Road Recordings)
Beverley Mahood – Sunday I’m An Angel (Spin Music)
Runaway Angel – Our Story (Southbound Records)
Small Town Pistols – I Only Smoke When I Drink (604 Records) *WINNER*
Tebey – Now I Do (Road Angel Entertainment)

Album of the Year:
(sponsored by HMV Canada)

Lindsay Broughton – Take Me There (Curve Music)
Tim Hicks – 5:01 (Open Road Recordings) *WINNER*
Kira Isabella – Caffeine & Big Dreams (Sony Music Canada)
Lindi Ortega – Tin Star (Last Gang Entertainment)
Tebey – Two (Road Angel Entertainment)
The Lovelocks – The Lovelocks (MDM Recordings Inc.)

Songwriter(s) of the Year:
(sponsored by SOCAN)

Jason Blaine/Deric Ruttan (Layin’ Your Love On Me – Jason Blaine)
Leah Daniels/Beverley Mahood/Bruce Wallace (Go Back – Leah Daniels)
Todd Clark/Tim Hicks/Gavin Slate (Here Comes The Thunder – Tim Hicks)
Ann Chaplin/Cadence Grace/Stacy Zegers (Our Story – Runaway Angel)
Alyssa Bonagura/Patricia Conroy/ Amanda Wilkinson/Tyler Wilkinson (I Only Smoke When I Drink – Small Town Pistols) *WINNER*
Patricia Conroy/Danick Dupelle/Tebey (Now I Do – Tebey)

Female Artist of the Year:
(sponsored by Spring Tree Farm)

Genevieve Fisher (Independent)
Kira Isabella (Sony Music Canada)
Brea Lawrenson (Independent)
Beverley Mahood (Spin Music)
Tianna Woods (Independent)
Michelle Wright (Savannah Music) *WINNER*

Male Artist of the Year:
(sponsored by Ticketbreak)

Jason Blaine (eOne Music Canada)
Marshall Dane (Awesome Country)
Tim Hicks (Open Road Recordings) *WINNER*
Jason McCoy (Open Road Recordings)
Deric Ruttan (Black T Records)
Tebey (Road Angel Entertainment)

Group or Duo of the Year:
(sponsored by The Remington Group)

Autumn Hill (Wax Records)
Blackwell (Eating Crow Records)
Runaway Angel (Southbound Records)
Small Town Pistols (604 Records)
The Stellas (Universal Music Canada)
The Western Swing Authority (eOne Music Canada) *WINNER*

Roots Artist or Group of the Year:
(sponsored by Skelton Truck Lines Ltd.)

Lindi Ortega (Last Gang Entertainment)
The Abrams Brothers (Independent)
The Good Family (Latent Recordings)
The Heartbroken (Universal Music Canada)
The Lovelocks (MDM Recordings Inc.)
The Western Swing Authority (eOne Music Canada) *WINNER*

Rising Star Award:
(sponsored by Slaight Music)

Leah Daniels (Spin Music) *WINNER*
Riki Knox (Independent)
Brea Lawrenson (Independent)
Northern Roads (Independent)
Brooklyn Roebuck (Independent)
Runaway Angel (Southbound Records)
Tianna Woods (Independent)

Music Video of the Year:
(sponsored by CMT Canada)

Jason Blaine – Layin’ Your Love On Me (eOne Music Canada)
Lindsay Broughton – Take Me There (Curve Music)
Tim Hicks – She Don’t Drink Whiskey Anymore (Open Road Recordings)
Kira Isabella – Quarterback (Sony Music Canada)
Small Town Pistols – I Only Smoke When I Drink (604 Records) *WINNER*
Tebey – Now I Do (Road Angel Entertainment)

Record Producer of the Year:
(sponsored by MetalWorks Studios)

Carey Blackwell/Joe Turner for Redneck Style by Blackwell (single)
Sam Ellis for Go Back by Leah Daniels (single)
Jason Barry for Night In Night Out by Genevieve Fisher (single) and One Of Us Is Lying by The Western Swing Authority (single) *WINNER*
Bob Funk/Beverley Mahood for Sunday I’m An Angel by Beverley Mahood (album)
Danick Dupelle/Tebey for Two by Tebey (album)
Peter Linseman for Hit Me With Your Best Shot by Kate Todd (single)

Radio Station of the Year (Major Market):
(sponsored by Canadian Country Spotlight)

CHKX – KX 94.7 FM – Hamilton *WINNER*
CICX – KICX 106 FM – Orillia
CJKX – KX 96 FM – Oshawa
CKBY – Country 101.1 FM – Ottawa
CKDK – Country 104 FM – London/Woodstock
CKXC – Country 93.5 FM – Kingston

Radio Station of the Year (Secondary Market):
(sponsored by Lucknow’s Music In The Fields)

CFCO – Country 92.9 FM – Chatham
CFRM – The Island FM – Manitoulin
CJDL – Country 107.3 FM – Tillsonburg *WINNER*
CKAT – Country 600 – North Bay
CKNX – AM 920 – Wingham
CKYC – Country 93 FM – Owen Sound

Impact Award:
(sponsored by Canadian Country Music Association [CCMA])

Ed Leslie & Paula Chopik – Havelock Country Jamboree

Well, this is one thing I have in common with a billionaire…

Warren Buffett, the notoriously frugal billionaire C.E.O. of Berkshire Hathaway, offered a glimpse into his diet in an interview with Fortune magazine. The Oracle of Omaha said his daily food intake mirrors of that of a small child.

“I checked the actuarial tables, and the lowest death rate is among six-year-olds,” Buffett told the magazine. “So I decided to eat like a six-year-old.”

Here’s what that looks like: Coca-Cola and Utz Potato Stix for breakfast, with ice cream for breakfast on a special day. Cherry Coke at home, and regular Coke at the office. “If I eat 2,700 calories a day, a quarter of that is Coca-Cola,” Buffett said. “I drink at least five 12-ounce servings. I do it every day.”

Via Vanity Fair

The guys in Dude Perfect just made a lot of my dad’s friends happy with their new trick shot video. This time, they team up with the world’s best bowler, Jason Belmonte, for a few mind-bending strikes and spares.

Thom Yorke has produced a new soundtrack exclusively for Stanley Donwood: The Panic Office, a full-scale Australian exhibition of the long-term Radiohead collaborator’s artwork.

That’s pretty cool, right? Wait. There’s more. Across the entire 18-day exhibit, no minute is the same over the 18 days, so you can justify going more than once. 18 days of non-stop music from Yorke!

Stanley Donwood has worked with Radiohead since 1994, designing the group’s albums and all associated artwork. The exhibition will display thousands of pieces of artwork from the Radiohead albums OK Computer, Kid A, Amnesiac, Hail to the Thief, In Rainbows and The King of Limbs, some unseen and all bearing Donwood’s evocative and haunting imagery that helped to create one of the world’s most distinct brands.

The exhibition will feature his personal art including paintings, prints and drawings, and the art for Radiohead, Thom Yorke & Atoms For Peace that cover the past 25+ years.

Presented with Carriageworks, the exhibition is a journey through beauty in the subtext – understanding and giving context to the Stanley Donwood mind.

With five Grammy award nominations and two crossover hits that have cracked the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100, Hunter Hayes, 23, is among country music’s most identifiable young newcomers. But with digital downloads in steady decline (down 10.5 percent year to date, nearly 50 million units behind the first five months of 2014) and streaming on an upswing, can the “I Want Crazy” singer-songwriter help usher in a much-needed ­digital era for country?

The May 21 debut of his latest single, “21,” which premiered on Spotify and 125 iHeartMedia radio stations, marks the beginning of country’s biggest digital experiment to date: Hayes plans to roll out an EP’s worth of singles primarily through streaming services (and eventually iTunes), eschewing physical retail partners altogether.

Hayes is the latest in a series of Warner Music Nashville artists — Jana Kramer, Michael Ray and Ashley Monroe among them — to test a digital campaign with services like Spotify before taking a single to the gatekeepers at country radio. “We’re starting to see an effective strategy in building a digital story first with 18- to 24-year-olds,” says Jeremy Holley, Warner Music Nashville senior vp consumer and interactive marketing, who allows that country radio is “still the No. 1 discovery format, but not the be-all, end-all.”

Via Billboard