The Sound Off Podcast is a series of interviews and discussions about Broadcasting, podcasting and New Media. Matt Cundill is a 20 year veteran of the radio industry and has worked on air, and as a program director. Matt now works with broadcasters to make their on-air product shine.
We are off to the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia and catching up with Mark Burley. (SUN-FM, AM 1150 & 101.5 EZ Rock) During the 12 years as Group PD and PD of the local cluster, he enjoyed enjoying 8 years with Sun at #1 A25-54 in Kelowna and garnered industry recognition with 6 consecutive Program Director of the Year Awards and Station of the Year for Sun FM on 5 occasions. Mark went through 3 different owners during his time including Standard, Astral and then Bell. He speaks about what makes the region the envy of western Canada, and its rise in the lifestyles of the rich and famous with exposure on TV shows like Hockey Wives with NHLers like Carey Price and Ryan Getzlav living there in the off-season. What's not to love? Wine, water, and sunshine! How does a once secluded part of the country adjust with the rise of digital? We will also get some tips and tricks about time management when you have 22 stations; and coping with shifting gears when change arises.
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