Dean and wife Lana are parents to 6 children. Born and raised in Mattawa, they have made North Bay home for the last 27 years.
Dean is entering his 33rd year in radio broadcasting in 2023, having spent the majority of that time at Rogers Radio stations.
Since 2011, Dean has been the morning show host and Station Manager at 103.5 KFM in North Bay.
Dean has been involved with the Lions Telethon for 19 years.
After attending Humber College for Radio Broadcasting, Vicki worked as a Host and Assistant Producer in the GTA for Plugged In and Host of Politically Speaking in Orangeville, both for Rogers Cable.
Vicki Tyler continues to support various charity events and fundraisers, working to enhance the lives of those in our community. She and her husband have raised their two daughters right here in North Bay. She is the Afternoon Drive Host and she enjoys sharing your weekdays with you on KiSS 100.5 North Bay.
Vicki has been involved with the Lions Telethon for 16 years
Clarke Heipel is the lead anchor and producer of Cogeco North Bay News which airs weeknights at 5:30pm on CogecoTV Channels 12 & 700.
Clarke loves Christmas - his favorite present as a teenager was receiving a brand-new skateboard, which developed his passion for filmmaking & television production. He is eager to make sure all youth have the fun and excitement of opening presents like this on Christmas Day.
Clarke Heipel has worked at YourTV North Bay since 2011 and is happy to be a part of important community events, including the Lions Children's Christmas Telethon.
Carrie Trownson will never forget where she got her start; in North Bay working as a journalist for Cogeco North Bay News in 2008. After two years at the popular local news station, Carrie transitioned to CTV where she spent time covering stories and major events in the North Bay and Sudbury for 5 years.
She has since made a move as a proud employee of the provincial government. However, her commitment to Cogeco/YourTV has never wavered as Carrie still volunteers with the station covering community events. She loves covering Telethons and has been back since 2021 as a host..