Rudy has been working in the music and entertainment industry for over 30 years as a reporter, host, MC, radio and television personality, and broadcaster and is best known for his 23 years at 680 News Toronto as the Music and Entertainment Reporter where he interviewed some of the biggest artists in the industry including Beyoncé, Tim McGraw, Ed Sheeran, Lauv and many more.
With a staggering nine thousand interviews under his belt, Rudy has covered incredible events including The Grammys, The JUNO Awards, The Much Music Video Awards, The Canadian Screen Awards, The Genies, The Geminis and Canada’s Walk of Fame. He has also appeared on several television shows, reporting for CityNews, his own Rogers Television show, and has won several awards and honours for his work including 16 Radio-Television News Digital Association National and Regional Awards.
Rudy has introduced new email interviews for fans to enjoy and revamp his current video interview series, now called “The Scoop”. The new email interview series, “Breaking Out” keeps you up to date on the hottest emerging artists, talent, personalities and the best in exciting new businesses and will launch in the coming weeks. “The Scoop” video interviews bring exciting conversations right to your home from the best entertainment discoveries to conversations with celebrities, icons, business leaders and more. Rudy’s intimate sit downs with guests each week and will leave you wanting more.
In addition to the revamp of his current video interview format, Rudy will be launching a new Podcast series, “In The Mix with Rudy Blair.” The Podcast will be long-form and feature your favourite artists, actors, and personalities every other Wednesday. It will bring you exciting music news, behind the scenes stories, and a peek into the entertainment industry. The podcast is slated to launch in the summer of 2022.
Rudy’s new projects are a continuation of his amazing work done in the past to help promote music, arts and entertainment acts, charities and Canadian businesses.