Jim Smalley

Small Talk: Jim Smalley on going to Agribition as a visitor rather than a journalist

Small Talk: Jim Smalley on going to Agribition as a visitor rather than a journalist

Nov 24, 2023 | 10:40pm
This year’s Canadian Western Agribition took on a different meaning for a long-time agri-news journalist who recently retired. Former 620 CKRM Ag News Director Jim Smalley covered his first Agribition in 1975 and has gone every year until late-April of this year when he decided to hang up the headphones following a 50-year career in […]

A Radio Legend is Signing Off

Apr 28, 2023 | 6:00am

It is the end of an era at 620 CKRM.  Today is the last day of work for Agricultural News Director Jim Smalley. After 50 years in broadcasting, and 40 years at 620 CKRM, Jim is retiring. Jim started in radio in Dryden Ontario in 1973.  He eventually found his way home to Saskatchewan and […]

CKRM Newsroom is now, “The Jim Smalley Newsroom”

Mar 10, 2023 | 2:10pm

He has been a fixture on CKRM for 40 years, and started his career in broadcasting 50 years ago this weekend. 620CKRM’s Ag News Director Jim Smalley is one of a kind.  Not just for his lengthy tenure in radio and television, but for his dedication to the producers and farm families he serves every […]

Veteran Broadcaster Jim Smalley Announces Retirement

Oct 11, 2022 | 11:45am

“Good Afternoon, and good farming!” A simple enough phrase that has been the wrap up of “Saskatchewan Agriculture Today” Monday to Friday on 620CKRM for 40 years. Jim Smalley has been hosting “Saskatchewan Agriculture Today” for four decades.  While everything seemed to change over that time, the people who listen to his hour long agriculture […]