Arnish wins honor

Rick Arnish has been voted broadcaster of the year by the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters.Arnish is vice-president and general manager of cfjc radio and tv and cifm-fm, both in Kamloops.With 24 years of work in the broadcasting industry, Arnish has...

Rick Arnish has been voted broadcaster of the year by the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters.

Arnish is vice-president and general manager of cfjc radio and tv and cifm-fm, both in Kamloops.

With 24 years of work in the broadcasting industry, Arnish has been an announcer, tv news anchor, weather reporter, game show host, salesman, and sales and operations manager.

In February, Arnish was awarded the Canada 125 Commemorative Medal.

The broadcast performer of 1992 in b.c. is Rafe Mair, the phone-in show radio host and commentator at cknw and the Western Information Network.

Also honored was Frank Palmer, president of Palmer Jarvis Advertising in Vancouver as this year’s friend of the industry.

Once a broadcaster, Palmer now presides over b.c.’s largest agency with gross billings of more than $8 billion.

In the craft awards, the top spot for agency creative went to J. Walter Thompson for its BC Rail radio spots.

The top agency tv creative went to Scali McCabe Sloves for Kokanee Longneck.

The annual awards ceremony was held May 20. DC