Brian DePoe

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Brian DePoe is a Canadian radio personality and program director. His father is Norman DePoe, a Canadian broadcast journalist at the Canadian Broadcast Corporation until 1976.


DePoe graduated from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1983. He started his radio career at CJAX-FM in Edmonton, Alberta, before moving on to CKRY-FM in Calgary, Alberta. After a brief stint at CJJR-FM in Vancouver, British Columbia, DePoe became Afternoon Drive host and Program Director of CKWX Vancouver. He was Operations Manager and Program Director at 97.3 E-Z Rock, owned by Astral Media.

DePoe has been president of the British Columbia Country Music Association and a member of the Board of Directors for Canada's Factor Program [1] He has also won the Program Director of the Year award at Canadian Music Week.[2]

In addition, DePoe is Program Director of Corus Montreal's English-language station, CFQR [1]. He held the same title at CINW [2], a second English-language station in Montreal, until it ceased operations on January 29, 2010. [3][4][5]