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2021 BCAB Awards of Excellence – Best Commercial Creative – Radio – Small Market

As one of the most enduring and essential communications industries, the private broadcasters of BC have a long and productive history of serving the citizens of this province. A commitment to the delivery of timely and useful information as well as diverse programming is the collective goal of the radio and television broadcasting industry. The […]


2021 BCAB Awards of Excellence – Best Commercial Creative – Radio Large Market

The British Columbia Association of Broadcasters represents private television and radio broadcasters with the mandate to combine the resources and strength of our industry in three key areas: to promote and contribute to community enhancing programs throughout our province, to present a unified and credible voice in matters that affect our growing industry, and to […]



BCAB Elects New Board of Directors and Executive

The British Columbia Association of Broadcasters (BCAB) has announced a new executive and board of directors. Rob Germain – CHEK Media Group – has been named President for a two-year term. Rob Bye of Pattison Media, Vancouver Island will serve on the board executive as Past President. Jasmin Doobay – Program Director at Pattison Media, […]


CH.I.L.D. Foundation – BCAB Humanitarian Award Recipient

The British Columbia Association of Broadcasters (BCAB) is excited to announce that its members have chosen CH.I.L.D Foundation as the 2020 Humanitarian Award recipient. “The Humanitarian Award is an opportunity for a non-profit organization to gain significant exposure for the important work they do at no cost to them for the airtime,” says BCAB president […]


Broadcasters’ Survival Key To Local Information Lifeline – Rob Bye, BCAB President

This spring, without warning, Kelowna radio station Soft 103.9 went off the air in what was described as Canada’s first broadcasting casualty linked to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the microphones fell silent, journalists lost their jobs, businesses lost an advertising vehicle and a community lost an important voice. In the months ahead, I fear this […]


BCAB Gen Z – Panel and Q&A

The BCAB is pleased to provide the following video of the focus group and panel session – “Move Over Millennials’, Here Comes Gen Z”. This session was presented at the BCABs 71st Annual Conference on Thursday, May 17th. The video includes the focus group recorded session and the Q&A follow-up. Subtitles have been provided where the audio […]


BCAB Announces Humanitarian Award Recipient – BC Society of Transition Houses

The British Columbia Association of Broadcasters (BCAB) announced its members have chosen the BC Society of Transition Houses as the 2018-2019 Humanitarian Award recipient. “The Humanitarian Award is an opportunity for non-profit organizations to gain significant exposure for the important work they do at no cost to them for the airtime,” says BCAB past-president Kevin […]


BCAB Excellence Awards – Winners for 2017

For more than 50 years, the BCAB has been recognizing the “Best in Province” for radio and television commercials, station imaging, community service and news reporting. Awards are presented to both large and small/medium market stations. Here are the nominees for the “Best in Province” awards for Radio and Television: Radio Award Winners: Best Commercial […]


British Columbians are invited to get good advice about their gut at Badgut.org

British Columbians will soon be invited to get good advice about their gut at Badgut.org, thanks to a generous airtime donation by the province’s broadcasters. The British Columbia Association of Broadcasters (BCAB) announced its members have chosen the GI (Gastrointestinal) Society and its associated registered charity, the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, as this year’s […]