Archive for the category "interview"

Breakfast Television’s Dawn Chubai

December 15th, 2011 @ 11:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Recording artist, actress, host, and singer Dawn Chubai came to Vancouver in 2004 and has been a fixture of our morning television programming ever-since. She’s currently the “Live Eye” host for City TV’s Breakfast Television which she says is a nice opportunity for her to connect with the community. Fresh Magazine Cover “I enjoy working […]

Imagine Gift Catalogue from United Way

November 16th, 2011 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

United Way of the Lower Mainland (“UWLM”) has launched their Imagine online gift catalogue that allows you to purchase gifts that have a lasting impact in your community. The “gift catalogue” campaign has been used before by global organizations and I had the chance to speak with UWLM’s President and CEO, Michael McKnight, about how […]

Jaeger Mah: Airport Living for 80 Days

October 31st, 2011 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Jaeger Mah is 76 days into his 80 day stay at the Vancouver International Airport (“YVR”). During the summer he won the Live @ YVR contest to become a live-in reporter at the terminal and has stayed on Sea Island ever since. “I can officially check three items off my bucket list: 1) Feed a […]

Catching Up With Raffi & Layton’s Letter to the Nation

October 28th, 2011 @ 3:41pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m a “Beluga Grad” as Raffi called me — a person in my generation who grew up with the “Baby Beluga” album (although I’m more partial to “Down by the Bay and “Shake My Sillies Out”). We’d put Raffi records on before we danced around or as we were being tucked into bed at night. […]

Todd Hancock Talks Indie Night in Canada

October 25th, 2011 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Host of CFOX’s afternoon show and Indie Night in Canada, Indie Music Director Todd Hancock has a lot of advice to give up-and-coming acts in BC. We had a coffee chat recently to talk about the program and the state of the scene for independent acts in Vancouver. Photo credit: Stephen Dyrgas on Flickr “I […]

Joey Kenward Heart of a Canuck

October 9th, 2011 @ 11:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I first met Joey Kenward at the Pacific Coliseum four years ago when he was the voice of the Vancouver Giants. John set up the radio broadcast and Joey did production, the play-by-play, ran down to the locker rooms to do interviews between periods, then ran back up to the press box to call the […]

SavvyMom Entrepreneur of the Year 2011

August 12th, 2011 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

You can now nominate and vote in the 5th annual SavvyMom Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Since 2007, SavvyMom online parenting network has celebrated business-minded mothers by offering up a $15,000 prize to what their judges deem the most successful and most influential company of the year in the mom entrepreneur world. I profiled two […]

Celebration of Light 2011 Fireworks Barge Tour

July 29th, 2011 @ 1:02pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

In anticipation of the first Celebration of Light night of 2011, happening tomorrow at 10:00pm in English Bay, I was a part of a media tour of the fireworks barge this morning with Producer Patrick Brault. Patrick has been involved with the Celebration of Light since it began 21 years ago and he says to […]