Rudy Blair has been in the Broadcasting Industry for almost 30 years in both Radio and Television, with 23 of those years as the Music & Entertainment Reporter with 680News. Rudy has interviewed some of the biggest artists in music including Beyonce, Jay Z, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, Lorde, Gordon Lightfoot, Tony Bennett and Tim McGraw. He was there at the beginning for many now-well-known artists, including Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Michael Buble, Avril Lavigne and The Tenors, helping give them their first national interview spotlight. Rudy has received numerous honours including 16 Radio-Television News Directors Association National and Regional Awards and The Harry Jerome Award, has been inducted into the Humber College Radio Broadcasting Hall Of Fame and The Vaughan Road Academy Hall of Fame, and has received an Honorary Degree from Humber College.
Rudy works with MEDIAZOIC sourcing, developing and hosting on-demand radio shows. He is the host of the very popular vinyl-avenue.ca, where he chats about the best in music from some of the greatest and most influential singers and legendary songwriters, to today’s hit makers, chart toppers and future superstars. He also has two other #RadioMogul on-demand shows currently in development.