Dave Farough

VP; Brand, Programming & New Media-Corus Radio,
Corus Entertainment Radio

Toronto, ON, Canada
@davefarough

As a V.P. with the radio division of Corus Entertainment, Dave oversees Brands, Programming and the New Media initiatives for the 37 Corus radio stations across Canada.
His career began in 1982 at CJSL in Estevan, Saskatchewan running the Sunday morning bible tapes. KX96 in Brandon, Manitoba was next and then to Victoria in 1987 to help launch Vancouver Island’s first rock station- 100.3 The Q.
In early 2001, Dave joined Corus as the Program Director of 102.1 the edge in Toronto and then to Q107. During those almost 5 years, the Dean Blundell Show was launched on The Edge and Kim Mitchell became the afternoon host of the Mighty Q.
In 2005, it was down the highway to London, Ontario and the position of General Manager for 1031 Fresh FM, FM96, AM980 and 1039 MORE FM.
Dave returned to Toronto and Corus Quay in July of 2010 to accept the newly created position of VP; Brands, programming and New Media.
He contributes to various BBM and Factor initiatives and is assisting with the launch of a new industry wide Canadian Content Development program in partnership with Coalition Entertainment in Toronto. The Ontario Association of Broadcasters recently honored him for 30 years of service in Broadcasting and he added Harvard Grad to his resume by completing Effective Strategies for Media Companies at the Harvard Business School in September of 2012.