Toronto’s Very Own Radio Host Barb Digiulio In The Pressrow

Longtime Toronto radio personality Barb Digiulio joins Jonah Sigel in The Pressrow discussing her background at The Fan 590, working with the likes of Elliotte Friedman, Dan Shulman, Bob McCown, and George Stroumboulopoulos, her move over to the news, and the Oscars Slap.

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For over 22 years Barb Digiulio was a prominent voice at The Fan 590. First handling news and traffic when the station was 1430 and then handling hosting and co-hosting duties when Rogers purchased the station. Name the personality, over the years Barb has worked with them in sports. Elliotte Friedman, Dan Shulman, Bob McCown, George Stroumboulopoulos, and many, many more.

After that Barb moved over to the news side of the business hosting her own The Night Side and over 1046 episodes, including a few with Jonah Sigel in Seattle. One after Jonah’s son Jordan successfully battled off the flu after a borrowing 7 day stay in the ICU thanks to the incredible staff at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a few more as Seattle was several weeks ahead of Toronto on the Covid journey.

This time, Barb joins Jonah to talk about:

Her background

Growing up at The Fan

Working and teaching sports media

The transition over to the news

The craziness that is the Will Smith/Chris Rock Story