Taron Cochrane

Senior Communications Officer

Taron Cochrane is a Senior Communications Officer with CBC Saskatchewan, CBC Saskatoon and CBC North. The creator of CBC Saskatchewan's Local Music Project, he's also the host of CBC Radio One's "Local Music Minute" and Producer of the "Liner Notes video series". If it involves music, it probably interests him. Reach out by email: taron.cochrane@cbc.ca

Latest from Taron Cochrane

Why do we live here?

On Tues. Nov. 14, with new host Leisha Grebinski on the mic, Blue Sky on CBC Radio One in Saskatchewan introduced a new approach to their show where the listeners help pose the question and topic the show wants to explore.

Remember liner notes?

Remember liner notes? Just like them, this video series hopes to provide you with fun new insights into local artists you love.

One last dance with the King

On a cold January night, I made my way to TCU Place in Saskatoon to enjoy one last dance with Canada's King of Polka Walter Ostanek.

Can a province's music scene change your life?

Saskatchewan-made music has had a significant impact on so many lives through the decades.

CBC Radio One local music segment showcases Sask. talent

These days, everyone wants your attention. Here at CBC, we do too. We know your time is valuable, so this'll only take a minute.

Playlist: National Polka Day party!

In honour of National Polka Day, we've created a playlist composed of songs that polka musicians across Saskatchewan have told us were their favourite to perform live.

Is it the last call for polka?

The Dreadnought’s Nick Smyth went from writing punk-polka anthem Polka Never Dies to a very insightful blog called Polka Might Actually Die a decade later.

Musical group that escaped Taliban shares first Canadian public performance on July 1

After a harrowing journey that brought them to safety in Saskatoon, some members of the musical group Sound of Afghanistan had their first public performance as a group on Canadian soil.
Local Music Project

Celebrate our sounds with CBC Saskatchewan

Artist profiles highlighting the dynamic creations and contributions of musicians in our community.

Listen to local podcasters' favourite episodes

During our CBC Saskatchewan Virtual Podcast Meetup, we offered local podcasters a chance to share with our audience the one episode that best describes their podcast. We have compiled these episodes for you to check out. Here is what these creators had to say about which episode they chose and how it best describes their podcast.