Marc Denis has worked in all spheres of broadcasting and communications in
both English and French
over a well-storied career which began in 1968. He is an active
member of both ACTRA
since 1975 and is the president of Marc Denis Productions
Inc. since 1984.
Marc Denis... through the
It all begins at Collège Bourget in Rigaud, Québec
in 1968 when Marc and some student friends set up CBRV,
the college radio station.
|The broadcast route then
leads to the National Capital region in the early Seventies
with stints at CJRC Ottawa and CKCH
Hull, while studying at the University of Ottawa. Then
come the pioneering years of bilingual radio in Montreal
as Marc “Mais Oui” Denis switching
languages with ease on 980
CKGM, from 1974 to 1980.
Marc “Mais Oui” Denis, CKGM Montréal,
During the Eighties, Marc takes over “PM Drive”
at CJFM / FM 96 Montréal followed
by the weekend oldies show “La Fièvre du
samedi soir” on CKAC 73 and later
joining the ranks of CKOI-FM, becoming the
first host of its popular “Décompte”
countdown program among others duties.
the Eighties, Marc appears on several lifestyle television
programs in Montréal as a pop music reviewer and
a new gadgets presenter on both English and French television
(CFCF 12, Télé-Métropole)
as well as being a regular host of The Muscular
Dystrophy Telethon on Télé-Québec
for fifteen consecutive years (years 1981 to 1995 inclusive).
Marc Denis also becomes the first vee-jay of an all-day-all-night
music video special on private television in Québec,
hosting “La Grande Nuit Vidéo”
in 1984 on the TVA network. Radio comes calling
again in the Nineties with a stint at CJFM
(by then Mix 96 Montréal) on a Sunday
morning retro music and interview show called “Marc
Denis Reeling In The Years”.
Marc also produces and hosts many entertaining pop music
and interview programs for the in-flight audio systems
of Air Canada (“Coffee, Tea
and of British Airways (“ConcordialitéMD”)
as well as being the voice over talent or appearing in
several radio and TV commercials including Quaker
State Motor Oil TV spokesperson for five years
on English and French television. Voice dubbing in both
languages for films and cartoons along with corporate
video production are still favorite professional activities.
Marc as millionaire “Marcel Doucet”
“The Young Adventurers”
||As well as being a voice over artist, Marc enjoys acting when solicited. Through the years, he is recruited twice for the television series “He Shoots, He Scores” as “Danny Aubé'' the ''call-'em-as-he sees-'em'' sports reporter, as ''Cocky'' the exterminator in ''Virginie'', as the ''Peter Desbarats'' CBC-type in ''The René Levesque Story'', in “Agnes of God” alongside Jane Fonda as anchorman “Bill Hughes”, in the film “The Young Adventurers” in the role of millionaire “Marcel Doucet” and with Rod Steiger in “The Kid” as “Buff”, the boxing ring announcer.
|Marc as colourman "Danny Aubé" with real-life hockey play-by-play TV personality Alain Crête in "He Shoots, He Scores"
||Marc as "Cocky" the exterminator alongside cockroach-seeking sidekick "Rocky" in "Virginie"
||Marc playing the CBC-TV type delivering October Crisis communiqués in "The René Lévesque Story"
Marc Denis as “Danny”, the Speed Dating host in an
episode of the comedy series “Bob Gratton”. Marc
is seen here between takes with a “topless” Bob
(actor Julien Poulin)
Marc on 105.7 Rythme FM, Montréal
Marc at 97.3 EZ Rock
After 5 years in Toronto (1997-2002) where he holds fort on 97.3 EZRock in English
and at CJBC Radio-Canada in French, Marc returns to Montréal in 2002 and 2003 to
host on 105.7 Rythme FM.
Marc on Q 92 Montréal
From 2005 to 2008, Marc is part of the crew at Montréal’s Q92, soon to join sister station AM 940 Montréal’s Greatest Hits of the 60s-70s & 80s as host of ‘The Marc Denis Show’ weekday mornings for a stint in 2008 and 2009. All the while, Marc continues to pursue freelance corporate video production and his voice talent agenda at Marc Denis Productions Inc.
Marc on AM 940 Montréal
The adventure continues...