Tom Young died in Newfoundland the other week. Complications following surgery, according to CTV.
My goodness, the Lillian Gish information just won’t stop.
Wanda Sheffield, daughter of Annapolis Valley Radio’s Don Hill, and curator of her father’s radio effects, recently told me more about Lillian Gish’s visit to the Valley (Frank 760, 761).
I would exceed my word count if I listed the names of the people who have left the media and accepted a job as a spokesthingy for a political party or large company. They have to know that this is a one-way trip for them and they can never return to a news-type job. The latest to decide that a media job is beneath her is Leah Batstone.
Certain things just go together. Abbott and Costello. Simon and Garfunkel. Denyse Sibley and country music. Which makes Robert Pace’s decision to shift her over to 89.9 The Wave bewildering. Cliff Boutilier, you may have noticed, seems to agree (see Pages 5-10).
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Last week, Rob Thacker did his usual Monday morning Science Files schtick on News 95.7 with Rick Howe, and then we learned that it was going to be his final such appearance.
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