Big Daddy

Veteran broadcaster Mike Cleaver is doing a series of interviews with long time west coast broadcasters. These interviews are a joint project between Mike Cleaver, BCRadioHistory.com and RadioWest.ca. New iinterviews are being added weekly.

Big Daddy

Postby Jack Bennest » Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:35 am

I remember waiting for years for Marconi to invent "radio!"


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Mike talks to Dave

Dave McCormick - Aka Big Daddy; CHML Hamilton ON; DJ, music director & co-program director CFUN Vancouver 1957-62; middays/music director with legends Ron Jacobs and Robert W. Morgan, KMAK Fresno CA 1962-65; drive/MD original Boss Radio KYNO Fresno 1965-66; middays/PD KOL Seattle 1966-67; evenings/PD/MD KMEN San Bernardino CA 1967-72; CKNW evenings & CFMI-FM Vancouver; created and hosted 1,000 award winning and world-wide syndicated documentary series Discumentary 1972-86; first hire CJJR-FM Vancouver/PM drive 1986-96; CKBD Vancouver midday host 1996-2008; middays/special events CISL Vancouver 2008-current; BC Broadcaster of the year award early nineties; four times BC Country Music Association Country Broadcaster of the Year; 1998 inductee BC Country Music Association Hall of Fame
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Thanks to radiofan, gord lansdell, Big Daddy Dave and of course Mike Cleaver
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Re: Big Daddy

Postby Steve Sanderson » Sat Jul 24, 2010 11:26 am

Thanks Mike...Another class interview with a great guy!
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Re: Big Daddy

Postby BossRadio » Sat Jul 24, 2010 12:11 pm

Dave us without a doubt one of the alltime 'Good Guys' in the biz. I was lucky enough to work with him for a short time at 'JR,and he gave me a fulltime gig when he was interim PD. Dave also provided a reference that helped me find my last gig too. The man is Mc'Class!
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Re: Big Daddy

Postby hagopian » Sat Jul 24, 2010 4:46 pm

One of the true Giants of Radio, and the nicest guy you will ever meet. So many great memories, and one of my fav. All time co- workers.
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