Goodbye, Radio Humber…

After 35 live @Humber shows, one evening special, numerous newscasts and many more adventures, my tenure in Advanced Radio is over. As a recap of the semester, here’s some of the bigger moments.

Most fun story: Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary

Best Chase (tie):  Toronto City Councillor James Pasternak, Ward 10, after Mayor Ford admitted earlier that day to using cocaine Joseph Boyden at Humber’s Fall Convocation (Print article here)

Hardest story to cover: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Most nostalgic interview: Dave Feschuk on his and Michael Grange’s new book on Steve Nash

Most moving interview (tie): White Ribbon with Jeff Perara NWAC President Michele Audette after UN Special Rapporteur’s visit Remembrance Day interview with Anna Rijk (Dutch Embassy in Ottawa)

Best Indigenous Word of the Day:

Best reaction from my classmates:

Radio was fun, but I’m looking forward to TV next semester!


Words of inspiration

Boyden degree

I recently had the opportunity to talk to author Joseph Boyden when he received his honorary degree from Humber College, and he was shared some words of wisdom with me before his convocation speech and talked about Idle No More.

To read my Humber News Online article, click here.

Radio interview below. (Apologies for the less-than-optimal audio quality; conference centres aren’t great locations for interviews)