About

ByrnesMedia was formed in 2000 in response to requests by several broadcasters to provide comprehensive programming services in the area of music, information, personality development/coaching, marketing and promotions. Formats the company specializes in include Adult Contemporary, Hot A/C, CHR, Rock, Classic Rock, Modern Rock, Country, and Oldies.

Chris Byrnes is the President of the company and a broadcaster with 39 years international experience. He’s been an on air talent, Music Director, Promotions Director, Research Director, Program Director and Corporate Program Director for both large and small radio companies internationally and more recently in North America. Chris also owns his own radio station so he can relate to the challenges Owners and General Managers face each and every day. Click on Chris’s name to read more about Chris.

sharonSharon Taylor has worked small, medium and major market stations in Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta.  Originally a promotions director and announcer, she quickly took on Programming positions for various radio companies  and has spent the last 20 years in the GM chair at broadcast clusters in Toronto, Winnipeg and Edmonton. Over the past 20 years in a General Manager role, Sharon has operated stations with emphasis on great programming, beating the market, strategic planning, and leading staffs both large and small through incredible change.

Greg Diamond brings over 25 years experience in programming to ByrnesMedia. He started his broadcast career as an announcer covering all the radio dayparts including mornings and in addition to his extensive on-air experience has also held positions as Music Director, Producer, and Promotions Director. Greg broke into programming in the early 90’s and has been a Program Director at numerous stations across the country in small, medium, and large markets. His list of achievements is lengthy and includes “Radio Station of the Year – Rock” while he was Program Director at the Bear in Edmonton in 2001. He’s a multi-format radio consultant working in Rock, Classic Rock, Alternative, CHR, AC, Hot AC, Country, Jazz and Classical. He consults stations throughout Canada and overseas and is a recognized expert on MusicMaster and Selector software and has conducted instructional seminars across the country to assist Program Directors and Music Directors to better utilize their schedulers.

If you have a real desire to improve your radio station and need some outside objective advice we can help. Our passion is for creating great radio and helping our clients win. For a no obligation chat in complete confidence, either call our office at (905) 332-1331, or contact us here.