James Tuckett

James Tuckett - CKSO Cambrian Broadcasting Ltd.  SudburyFirst Media Job
Disc Jockey in Sault Ste. Marie

Photo Credit
Bob Tiffin

Career Highlights
James Tuckett spent some time at CKSO in the early 1980's handling news.

He started in the broadcast business in 1978 as a disc jockey in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was comfortable with news both on radio and television proving himself at other venues like Kitchener, Brantford and North Bay as well as in Sudbury.

Tuckett became News Director at CKPC AM (Country 1380), part of the Evanov Radio Group, Brantford in 1985.  He left there in 1988 to work for Mid-Canada in North Bay at CHUR AM, CKNY TV and CHNB TV as News Director.

He later became an Assignment Desk Reporter with A-Channel News in Barrie, Ontario, in 1992.  He served as Supervising Producer with Rogers TV in Barrie from 2008 to 2014.

From August of 2014 James has been freelancing as a voice artist.  He's billed as a voice artist, narrator and storyteller.  From his own studio he writes, voices and produces for a number of clients.  He can be reached at http://www.jamestuckett.com/.

James Tuckett has kept himself busy in this industry both in and out of the studio.  He served two terms on the National Editorial Board of Broadcast News.  He is a founding member of the Board of Directors of Crimestoppers in Brantford and in North Bay.  Tuckett has also served as a member on the Broadcast Journalism Advisory Committees for Mohawk College in Hamilton and Canadore College in North Bay.

James and his family live in Southern Ontario.  Among his special interests are travel, reading, curling, baseball, history but mostly quality time at home with wife Tracy and Abbey the cat.  They also enjoy time with their adult children and grandsons.