If you grew up listening to radio then you know the name Bro Jake. My dad was a huge classic rock junkie so the radio in the bathroom was always tuned into Classic Rock 101. When I would get ready for school in the morning I would listen to Zeppelin jams, classic Beatles tunes, and of course “The Champ.” I remember repeating my favourite Champ jokes to my friends and we’d lose it whenever I got to the “I says pardon?” part. I think my impression was pretty spot on.
Needless to say, Bro Jake was a huge part of mine and I’m sure many other Vancouverites’ lives. After seventeen years with Rock 101, he’s now moving onto a new era: as the new morning man for TEAM 1040 alongside Dave Pratt. Having met some of the biggest names in music and film, Bro Jake is full of fascinating stories which have kept me enamoured time and time again. Getting to know him over the past few years, he’s seriously super cool. Did you know he used to race motorcycles?! I had the pleasure of speaking with the radio legend and discussing his time in Vancouver, that time he jammed with Jeff Bridges, and his take on the upcoming season for the Canucks. …READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY>>>