About the Host
With more than three decades in the entrainment industry Glen Tilley has an impressive and award winning background in music, drama, comedy and documentary as Producer, Director, Musician, Actor, Writer and Recording Engineer.
As an independent music producer he has recorded over 20 CDs and hundreds of sessions and soundtracks for CBC Radio/Television, Independent Film and Documentary - with artists such as Mike Murley, Barry Elmes, Kenny Wheeler, Hugh Fraser, Jeff Johnston, Ed Bickert, David Occhipinti and Campbell Ryga. His work in Canadian Jazz has been recognized with 2 Juno nominations. He has won 2 East Coast Music Awards in The Folk and Traditional Categories. As the senior producer for CBC Radio 2’s Canada Live and Concerts On Demand he has recorded many of the top acts in Canada today including Hey Rosetta!, Great Big Sea, Amelia Curran, Ron Hynes, Ron Sexsmith, Sarah Slean, and many more.
As a producer and director of CBC Radio Drama and Comedy his work has received awards from The New York Festival, The Prix Italia’s in Italy, ACTRA, CBC, The Gabriel’s and a Gracie Award” from the American Women in Radio and Television.
In 2003 he was awarded Music NL’s “Music Industry Professional of the Year” and in 2004 was honoured by Factor and The East Coast Music Association with their prestigious “Industry Builder Award”.