Paul Larche

President,
Larche Communications Inc.

Midland, ON, Canada

Paul Larche is the President of Larche Communications Inc. (LCI), owner of 104.1 The Dock, based in Midland, KICX 106, based in Orillia, KICX 91.7, based in Sudbury, and 92.3 The Dock, based in Owen Sound.

He has been working in radio broadcasting for 40 years.

Paul is originally from Timmins, Ontario where he started his radio career at CKGB and CFTI FM at the age of 15. Within a few years, he moved from announcing to program director, sales representative and eventually station manager.

Paul moved to Sudbury in 1986 as General Manager for CKSO and CIGM FM.

In 1990, Paul moved south to Toronto and became general manager of Telemedia Network Radio, who provided radio stations across the country with entertainment and sports programming, including live play-by-play of the Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto Maple Leafs. During this time, Paul worked extensively with some of Canada’s top advertisers and advertising agencies.

In 1996, Paul finally set out on his own and purchased KICX 104 from Telemedia.

In the past 19 years, LCI stations have won 25 industry awards, including the Ontario Association of Broadcaster’s Station of the Year and their Community Support award. KICX 106 has been named the Canadian Country Music Association Station of the Year eight times, including 2013.

Paul is the past president of the Ontario Association of Broadcasters, which represents radio and television stations across the province. He is also on the board of directors of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters. Paul is also on the advisory board of the Salvation Army.

In 2009, the Orillia Business Association chose Paul of Business Leader of the Year.

Paul, his wife Lawrene and five children live in Barrie, Ontario.