Peer Review - The University of Calgary Alumni Podcast
#18: Todd Hirsch helps make sense of economics

Todd Hirsch, MA’92, is the Chief Economist at ATB Financial, a regular columnist for the Globe and Mail, and a member of UCalgary's Board of Governors. On this episode of Peer Review, Todd looks back at the evolution of economics over the past two decades, reveals what changes he would make to the city of Calgary, and addresses the biggest challenges facing Alberta’s economy.

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#17: Dallas Flexhaug stays one step ahead of the lava

Dallas Flexhaug, BA’04, has been a journalist with Global News since 2005, and currently co-anchors the Noon News Hour in Calgary. On this episode of the podcast, we look back at Dallas’ journey from university graduate to established news anchor, explore the shifting landscape of broadcasting, and talk about some of her favourite news stories from the past few years.

#16: Chad Saunders, champion of community building radio

Chad Saunders, BA’96, has been a part of CJSW radio for a quarter-century. Starting as a volunteer in 1990, Chad eventually managed the station from 2000 to 2012. Even now, as Manager, Operations and Special Projects at the National Music Centre, Chad still hosts his popular Friday program, My Allergy to the Fans. On this episode of Peer Review, we revisit Chad’s student volunteer days, explore CJSW’s colourful history, and discuss the importance of community radio in the digital age.