RTDNA Canada congratulates Dave Barry as a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in the West Region

Vancouver, BC – (May 18, 2021) RTDNA Canada is pleased to recognize Dave Barry who has distinguished himself through outstanding service and continued excellence during the course of his career in journalism and news broadcasting.

RTDNA President Fiona Conway said, “Dave has had a major role in journalism in western Canada. Dave has mentored countless journalists and continues to lead today. He stands for the highest standard of excellence in journalism. Congratulations Dave.”

Dave Barry is a long-time broadcaster and leader in BC’s interior. He began broadcasting in 1984 in Lloydminster after attending NAIT. In 1989 he moved his family to Prince George where he stayed for many years at CKPG/101.3 The River and 99.3 The Drive.

Dave began as a news and sports reporter and through the years became the main television anchor in 2008, News Director. Through the years he has shaped many young journalists and helped them move on to larger markets – Nabil Karim, Joe Perkins, Kylie Stanton to name a few.

In 2018 Dave moved to Kamloops to become News Director at CFJC where he remains today.

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Contact Information

Fiona Conway
President, RTDNA Canada

Kathryn Stewart
Co-chair, Central Region, RTDNA Canada

Peter Wagner
Co-chair, Central Region, RTDNA Canada

RTDNA Canada