Bill - the roving Mike

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.

Bill - the roving Mike

Postby Jack Bennest » Tue Aug 10, 2010 8:39 pm

Early pix from the 40's and 50's - last picture is wife Dorothy and Bill

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Mike talks with Bill Hughes


Bill Hughes - CJAT Trail BC 1944; CKWX Vancouver circa 1945; news CKNW New Westminster 1946-94; General Manager CKNW 1956 & President 1965-77; listed in 1990 edition of Guinness Book of World Records for longest running radio program, 12,000 broadcasts of Roving Mike (final total 15,083) 1950-94; President Vancouver Canucks 1972-81 and former Governor National Hockey League; provided funding for library computer system at Douglas College New Westminster which named library The Bill Hughes Family Library 1999.

thanks to radiofan, gord lansdell, Bill Hughes and of course Mike Cleaver
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