D.D. Rocker (a.k.a. Misty Blue 1955)

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About me

Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Radio Broadcaster (Volunteer)/Unpublished Author//Professional Freelance Writer
Location St. John's, NL, Canada
Introduction I am a mother, writer, radio producer/DJ/host and currently unemployed federal government administrative assistant who has lived in Toronto, Hamilton, St. Johns, and various army bases. I have been published by to-nite, Globe and Mail, Toronto Sun, eye, WBS Bluesletter, ARTSbeat, View, Hammered Out, The Telegram, The Measure, The Nfld. HERALD, The Muse, and SW Blues. I wrote online music journals - T’OH-JAM, SEATTLE RATTLE, GREAT BIG ROCK JAM and HAMMER-JAM - on my Geocities-deleted ROCKIN' THE BLUES FROM CANADA websites. In 2006 I was nominated for two Hamilton Literary Awards. I have worked as an audio-book recorder, radio music programmer, host and DJ at CFMU 93.3 FM, and CKCU 93.1 FM. From 2012-2014, I hosted and produced "St. John's Infirmary", "Radio Kids", "Iron Maidens", and "ROCKIN' the Blues from Canada" at CHMR 93.1 FM, where I originally hosted and produced "Patchwork Blues" in 2005. Currently seeking financial motivation to return to on-air radio broadcasting. Ten years is a very long unpaid internship. May 25, 2015
Interests I have interviewed: Chris Adams (UK), Caroline Addison (of River City Junction), Chris Antonik, The Bella Bombs, Jimi Bott, Darren “Boobie” Browne, Missy Burgess, Joanna Chapman-Smith, Maureen Chaume (playwright, composer), Mike Chiarot, Mark Clifford (of The Midnight Shift), Darrell Cooper, James Cotton, Jack de Keyzer, Guy Del Villano, Kirk Devereux (of The Midnight Shift), Robert Farrell, Sue Foley, Jason Fryer (of River City Junction), Tim Gibbons, Dan Gignac (Bignac), David Gogo, Dennis Grasley (Sonny Del-Rio), Mary Gray, Martin Groulx (of Headbounce), Rick Gunn (of Jerry Stiff Band, etc.), Maria Hawkins, Jeff Healey, Brian Hennessey (actor/playwright), Glen Hicks (of The Midnight Shift), Marie-Josee Houle, Doug Inglis (of Goddo), Brandon Isaak, Colin James, Paul James, Tony Jenkins, Tom Joanisse (of River City Junction), Jeff Johnston, Peter Karp, Harrison Kennedy, Jasper Kujavsky, Tim “Too Slim” Langford, Dawn Langstroth, L'Rock, Meredith Luce, Sarah MacDougall, Elyssa Mahoney, Mitch Mallory (of The Yarrow), Steve Marriner (of MonkeyJunk), Victor Nesrallah, Wayne Norman, Eric O’Reilly (of Headbounce), Dana Parsons (of Newfound Jazz), Terry Parsons, GM Patterson, JD Pederson, Jack Pedler, John Pippus, Chris Poolman, Lisa Poushinsky (of LPoushinsky & Red Fey), Louis Rankin, Max Ratevosian, Kate Reid, Gilles Roger, Jason Ross (of Headbounce), Jerry Salfi (of The Midnight Shift), Anthony Salvatore (of Coldsweat), Ginger St. James, Tannis Slimmon, Amanda Strawn, Lillian Studt (of Sedrick), Joan Sullivan (actor /playwright), Wade Tarling (of Newfound Jazz), Francis Thibodeau (of Headbounce), Sherry Thurig (actor/singer), Jessika Uhl (actor/singer), Evelyn Voigt, Deborah J. White (of Matrix 99 Records), and Michelle Wright. Following the sudden tragic death of my firstborn son, I moved (back) to St. John's, NL, in late April, 2012, to see my younger son on a regular basis.