By in chrw notices on Nov 20, 2014 |

Kevin Newman

Kevinhas broadcasted many of the Western Mustang football games, including the very first Mustang football broadcast. After graduation he got his first job as a reporter for Global Ontario. Five years later he began working for CTV, with the station he is most famously known to work for today. Newman also worked for stations such as CBC, World News Now, Good Morning America, and Global National. Newman has won many awards and was recently awarded by Western University with an Honourary Doctorate of Laws in June 2011. 

Daniel Shulman

Daniel was a broadcaster on CHRW Radio for Western football and basketball. Shulman later worked for TSN as a play-by-play voice for the Toronto Blue Jays, and by 2001 he was working for ESPN and covered various sporting events such as baseball, college basketball, and occasional hockey games. Shulman remains the network's lead announcer for NCAA basketball and in 2011 he was named 'National Sportscaster of the Year'. 

Stephen Brunt

Stephen is known today for his position as a leading columnist for The Globe and Mail and as a co-host on Prime Time Sports. Brunt began at The Globe as an intern in 1982 and began to write for the sports section in 1985. His book, Facing Ali, which was published in 2004, was also named one of the ten best sports books of the year by Sports Illustrated. 

Adrienne Arsenault

Adrienne began her career in broadcasting at CHRW Radio Western and is best known today for her position as the Cheif London correspondent for the Canadian broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Arsenault joined the CBC in 1991 as an editorial assistant for CBC Toronto. Since then, in 2005, she was been named the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association's jounalist of the year. 

Elliotte Friedman

Elliotte is best known for his work in CBC Radio as a reporter for Hockey Night in Canada. Friedman later joined Sportsnet to work full-time and has worked as both a sportscaster and a sports journalist.  

Basia Bulat

Basia was an aspiring singer and songwriter when she attended Western University and recorded her first EP (extended play) at CHRW Radio. Bulat released her first indepedent EP in 2005 and released her first full-length debut album in 2007, and her second album in 2010. Her third album was nominated for a Juno award in 2014 in the Adult Alternative Album of the Year category. Her hit song "Tall Tall Shadow" was also featured in the opening video montage on Hockey Night in Canada, prior to a number of games in 2013. 

Avis Favaro

Avis graduated from Western University with a masters degree in journalism and is currently Canada's longest serving on air medical correspondent. She has been working as a correspondent with CTV since 1992. She has recieved many awards for her work, including the New York International Television festival Award in 1998 and the Dave Rogers Award for "Carly's Story" in 2008. 

Steve Patterson

Steve is known today for working as a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, television and radio host, as well as a television producer. Patterson had his first comedy performance at Western University as a dare from his roommate. In 1999, Patterson performed at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal and then later toured in Ireland. In 2006 he became a host for Just For Laughs Road Tour throughout Ontario and in 2007 Patterson became a host of CBC Radio One's 'The Debaters'. In 2011 he also won 'Best Male Stand-Up' at the Canadian Comedy Awards. 

Gareth Bush

Gareth now holds the position of Digital Media and Communications Assistant with the Toronto Argonauts after completing his masters in Journalism at Western University. Bush is a recent graduate and stated that the time he spent at CHRW Radio "completely changed [his] life". Bush's job entails various jobs such as putting together videos, interviewing players, and lots of filming. For games Gareth writes the re-caps and makes and prints the stats sheets. 

Bryan Webb

Bryan is a Canadian singer and song writer, and is most famous for being the lead vocalist for his indie rock band, the Constantines. Webb is the former CHRW Music Director and went on to later become the Programming Director for CFRU-FM, the campus radio station at the University of Guelph, which is close to where he now lives with his family. 

Rob Faulds

Rob is currently a Canadian sportscaster on Sportsnet and also a host of Sportsnews. As well, Faulds does play-by-play for National Lacrosse League games. Faulds was involved with Radio Western before it became CHRW, what it currently is today. 

James Rocchi

James spent time at CHRW as the former Program Director, before he went on to become a freelance writer for Cinephiled and the L.A Times. In the past, Rocchi worked as the film critic for San Francisco's CBS-5, as well as a film critic for Netflix. Bocchi is also a member of the Broadcast Film Critics of America and the Los Angeles Film Critic's Association. 

John McKenna

John spent many years involved with CHRW Radio as an Executive Producer and now works for CHCH News, which is the news leader for Hamilton and the surrounding Halton and Niagara regions. CHCH is owned and opperated by Channel Zero Inc. 

Marc Emery

Marc was a community volunteer at CHRW and is best known today as being a Canadian cannabis activist, entrepreneur, and politician. Emery has been active in the New Domocratic Party, the Freedom party of Canada, and the Marijuana Party of Canada. Emery has participated in many political campaigns and endorsements. 

Peter Moore

Peter spent his time at CHRW Radio as the on-air DJ for the new music program covering the Punk Rock and New Wave scene. Peter also began recording the live shows of these bands and playing them on his radio shows. Then, in 1979, Peter founded a record label called Silent Head Records where local punk bands where able to record in his own rented house in London. In 1988 Peter produced an album for the Cowboy Junkies called "Trinity Sessions", which became an international success and sold more than 2 million copies in the first year.