Kevin Getz

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OccupationWriter and Animator
OrganizationCFNY-FM (102.1 The Edge)

Kevin Getz is a Canadian radio personality, writer and animator. He is currently a host on CFNY-FM (102.1 The Edge) in Toronto, Ontario[1]

Prior to joining 102.1 The Edge he worked at CFBT-FM (Virgin Radio) in Vancouver, BC, CKKS-FM (KISS) in Vancouver, BC and CHWK-FM (The Hawk) in Chilliwack, BC [2]. In 2015 while working at CFBT-FM he was voted the "Best Of Vancouver: Late Night Radio Host"[3]

He was responsible for creating and writing the Vancouver specific satire publication "The Vancouver Glass" from 2017-2019.[4]

Getz wrote and animated the short film "How The Grinch Stole Christmas From Vancouver". The project won a Canada's Short Film Festival Award of Distinction.[5]


Raised in Pickering, Ontario he attented Dunbarton Highschool[6]. He graduated from the Humber College radio program in 2011 and was added to their Wall of Distinction[7]

The Vancouver Glass

In 2017 Getz launched the satire publication "The Vancouver Glass". Originally writing anonymously under the pen name "John Swift".[8]. In May 2017 the publication found it's greatest success with the article "Vancouver Parking Meters Now Accepting Tips"[9]

In October 2018 Getz abandoned the pen name and went public as the creator of the website.[10]

On April Fools Day 2019 he posted the final article[11]

Crayon Resume

After a period of unemployment, Getz made headlines with his unique crayon drawing resume[12].

He described it as

″a stick figure drawing using crayon of me hosting a show in The Edge studio and the boss giving me a thumbs-up, and there’s some listeners, just happy faces all around us″.[13]

He sent the image by mail and wrote the address on the envelope in crayon with his non-dominant left hand.


  1. "The Weekly Briefing". Broadcast Dialogue. Broadcast Dialogue. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  2. "Alphabetical Listings - G". Vancouver Broadcasters. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  3. "The Georgia Straight - 20th Annual Best of Vancouver". Issuu. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  4. Kronbauer, Bob. "Outing the formerly anonymous author of the satire website The Vancouver Glass". Vancouver Is Awesome. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  5. "Awards of Distinction". Canada Shorts. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  6. "Kevin Getz Comes Back". Pickering Snap'd. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  7. "Radio Humber's Wall of Distinction". Radio Humber Wall of Fame. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  8. Kurucz, John. "New satirical website pokes fun at all things Vancouver". The Vancouver Courier. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  9. Kronbauer, Bob. "Your-latest-in-fake-news-parking-meter-tipping-option". The Vancouver Courier. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  10. Kronbauer, Bob. "Outing the formerly anonymous author of the satire website The Vancouver Glass". Vancouver Is Awesome. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  11. Steele, Lynda. "Not an April fools joke! The Vancouver Glass has published its last story". OMNY. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  12. Sadhu, Lakshmi. "28-Year-Old Lands His Dream Job In Toronto Because Of This Crayon Resume". Narcity. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  13. Delitala, Albert. "Crayon drawings included with resume help lead man to Toronto radio job". Global News. Retrieved 10 August 2020.

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