Rosalie Trombley To Be Honored At 2016 Juno Awards
January 20, 2016 at 4:37 AM (PT)
The CANADIAN ACADEMY OF RECORDING ARTS AND SCIENCES (CARAS) will honor longtime CKLW-A/WINDSOR-DETROIT MD ROSALIE TROMBLEY with its 2016 WALT GREALIS Special Achievement Award at the 2016 JUNO AWARDS in CALGARY on APRIL 2nd.
"I am deeply moved and humbled by this tremendous honor, as the recipient of this year's WALT GREALIS Special Achievement Award. The BIG 8 was a powerful force in broadcasting, with a signal that reached millions of listeners," said TROMBLEY, who worked at CKLW in 1968-1984 and is considered one of the most influential music directors of the era and a champion of Canadian music. "I will always consider myself fortunate to have played a role in such a significant era of music and proud of the exposure CKLW afforded many, now legendary and superbly talented, Canadian artists."
“ROSALIE TROMBLEY’s remarkable intuition and influence in the Canadian music industry are extraordinary,” said CARAS/THE JUNO AWARDS and MUSICOUNTS President/CEO ALLAN REID. “Not only did she distinguish herself as a radio trailblazer, her passion for music has heightened the careers of some of the legendary artists we know and love today. On behalf of the CARAS Board, we are very pleased to recognize ROSALIE TROMBLEY with the WALT GREALIS Special Achievement Award for her exceptional contributions.”