Tag: CBC

Becoming an Educator: Teaching the next generation of journalists and media Professionals (Published on CABJ.ca)


It took me five years to teach in Toronto. My first teaching experience was at Carleton University in Ottawa as a Television Teaching Assistant. I later went on to teach in Kampala, Uganda at Makerere University (the oldest African university) and while I was…

CanUgan Evening of Celebration — October 12


CanUganPoster9Sep2012   Dear friends and colleagues, We have lined up an exciting program for the evening of October 12th.  Our Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Adrian Harewood, co-host of CBC News Ottawa at 5, 5:30 and 6, and host of CBC…

The Sandbox Children’s Radio Station for Kids – Photo Courtesy of Google Images


This is Mary Ann Shadd Cary who contributed to African Canadian history. This story aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

The Sandbox Children’s Radio Station – Photo Courtesy of Google Images


This is a story about John Ware, an African Canadian cowboy. This story aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

The Sandbox Children’s Radio Station for Kids – Photo Courtesy of Google Images


This is a story about Intuition that I did for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Radio Canada International.

The Sandbox Children’s Radio Station – Photo Courtesy of Google Images


This story is about tourism in Montréal. It aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Radio Canada International.

The Sandbox Children’s Radio Station for Kids


This is a story I did for Radio Canada International and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Donna Kakonge on a Recent ThatChannel.com Interview Now on YouTube.com too!


On a Personal Note Audio Story on CD Baby


Here is a story to buy about black hair: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/donnakaycindykakonge4

VoicePrint Nine – U.S. Update – June 12, 2009


This is a sample of volunteer work that I did for VoicePrint that also airs on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation:

VoicePrint Eight – The Advice Show – June 3, 2009


This is a sample of volunteer work that I did for VoicePrint that also airs on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation:

VoicePrint Seven – In Depth – June 17, 2009


This is a sample of volunteer work that I did for VoicePrint that also airs on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation:

VoicePrint Six – Health Report – June 24, 2009


This is a sample of volunteer work that I did for VoicePrint that also aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation:

VoicePrint Five – Behind the Wheel – May 28, 2009


This is a sample of volunteer work with VoicePrint that also airs on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation:  

VoicePrint Four – Behind the Wheel – August 15, 2009


This is a sample of volunteer work that I did with VoicePrint that also airs on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation:

VoicePrint Three – Behind the Wheel – August 8, 2009


This is a sample of volunteer work that I did with VoicePrint that also airs on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation:

VoicePrint Two – Behind the Wheel – August 1, 2009


This is a sample of volunteer work that I did with VoicePrint which also aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation:

VoicePrint One – Arts and Entertainment – July 2, 2009


This is a sample of volunteer work that I did with VoicePrint which also aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation:

Murmur Project with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


Murmur Project with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Sharing Good News!


Powered By Love is the story of an extraordinary Grandmothers’ movement. It’ll make you gasp, it’ll make you cheer. It will make you proud. It is a must-read of turning the tide of HIV&AIDS. It’s about winning in the face of immeasurable loss. It’s…

Gym Membership (Originally Published with Helium.com)


I was listening to the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC) and one of the announcers had something to say that is so true. Gym memberships are a necessary evil. Funny enough, when I gave a call to my sister Lisa that same Saturday morning, she…

Finding Love


With everything from the Internet to the telephone, modern technology is creating new ways to find love. This radio story was originally aired with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Finding love

What Happened to the Afro?


What Happened to the Afro? Here is a commentary radio piece that aired with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. To find out more about this topic, you can also visit my website where a book is on this topic at http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged.  

Career Switches


Career switches Here are some success stories of people who have made switches in their career. The story originally aired with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Black History


Black history Black people have been a part of Canadian history since the creation of the country. Educate yourself with this radio story originally airing with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

A Hair Peace (Broadcast on CBC Montreal)


In Beauty, Culture, Education, Health, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on May 6, 2009 at 12:21 My first hobby was playing hairdresser to my Barbie dolls. I had my childhood in the 1970s and 1980s but I was not much different from Black…

CanUgan Evening of Celebration — October 12


CanUganPoster9Sep2012   Dear friends and colleagues, We have lined up an exciting program for the evening of October 12th.  Our Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Adrian Harewood, co-host of CBC News Ottawa at 5, 5:30 and 6, and host of CBC…

Radio Scripts from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Published


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CRTC launches online consultation on the CBC’s upcoming licence renewals‏


CRTC launches online consultation on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s upcoming licence renewals Ottawa-Gatineau, June 17, 2011 – Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) launched an online consultation to seek input on the renewals of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s (CBC) radio and television…

CRTC releases 2010 financial results for Canadian television services‏


CRTC releases 2010 financial results for Canadian television services OTTAWA-GATINEAU, June 2, 2011 —The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released statistical and financial information on Canadian television showing increased profits for all services for the broadcast year ending August 31, 2010. The…

Becoming an Educator: Teaching the next generation of journalists and media Professionals (Published on CABJ.ca)


It took me five years to teach in Toronto. My first teaching experience was at Carleton University in Ottawa as a Television Teaching Assistant. I later went on to teach in Kampala, Uganda at Makerere University (the oldest African university) and while I was…

Swaying While Walking: Promotion and Public Affairs in CBC’s “Undercurrents”


There is no doubt that media and technology are changing the lives of most people. Of course, there are those who still travel miles to deliver a message rather than use a telephone, because the cannot afford one, there is no infrastructure for one,…

Movie Pirater Sentencing


By Alina Smirnova Canada may see its first jail sentence for breaching cinematic copyright laws. On March 16, a Montreal man known as the country’s biggest movie pirate will be sentenced for distributing illegal copies of Hollywood films, CBC reports. The 27-year-old Geremi Adam…

Sinfonia Toronto


Friday, March 12, 8 pm Glenn Gould Studio Dynamic Duo HYUK-JOO KWUN Violin HYE-JIN KIM Piano Winners of international competitions BURGE A Light Fantastic Round MENDELSSOHN Double Concerto DVORAK Chamber Symphony op. 105 $40 adult, $32 senior, $12 student read more buy now 416-872-4255…

Dropouts (Excerpt From Soon to Be Published Book)


When I first started working in radio I had a lot of dropouts Poor reception of radio quality on the reel-to-reel I would bike down to the CBC building on Front Street with my red Yakota bike That bike was “stoked” The saddest thing…

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