Joe Leary is a longtime broadcaster having plied his trade for a number of Vancouver radio stations over the years as well as a thirteen year run as an on air host & weather anchor on City-TV, through its various incarnations: UTV, Global and CKVU. Joe is also a widely-published freelance writer with numerous local, regional and national periodicals, publications and websites to his credit.
Over the years, Joe Leary’s vast range of subjects and topics includes everything from music, travel, food, wine, beer and spirits to showbiz, sports, business and the local entertainment scene.
Additionally, Joe continues to expand his range as MC for a variety of city events while also lending his talents as host at various bars throughout the city. In 2010, his passion for Craft Beer led him to create Canada’s original dedicated commercial beer radio show ‘Just Here for the Beer’, as heard on TSN 1040. The success of that show has since spawned a similar concept focused entirely on spirits called, ‘Hand-Crafted Spirits Radio Show and now ‘Thru the Grapevine; the Wine Show. Joe has similarly expanded his reach into a TV version called ‘Sudz & Shotz’.