John O’Dowd is the Executive Producer for CKNW News Talk 980.
Having worked with everyone from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Michael Bublé, O’Dowd specializes in live media production, reporting on municipal, provincial and federal politics and current affairs.
Prior to his role as Executive Producer, O’Dowd was the Senior Producer of CKNW’s flagship morning show, The Jon McComb Show. He has also worked as a Researcher and Producer for Newstalk 106-108FM in Dublin, Ireland. There he worked up the ranks and spent time as a Digital Journalist in their award-winning newsroom, covering both General and European elections.
Originally from Ireland, O’Dowd holds an M.A. in Broadcast Production for Radio and Television, which he earned from Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology. He also holds a Joint-Major Degree in Sociology and Drama from University College Dublin.
When not in the office, he enjoys travelling, reading and hiking the trails of British Columbia.
Follow John on Twitter: @JohnODowdIRL