Dad. Broadcaster. Writer.
Team Diabetes Champion.
Two Time Guinness World Record Holder.
Buzz is a father to Zacharie and Charlie. A 23 year radio veteran, he is currently the top-rated midday host in Calgary on XL103
He has also appeared on CityTV, Global Television, Shaw TV, and YTV as a regular host and columnist.
He has written for print publications such as 24hrs, The Vancouver Sun, and Canadian Running Magazine.
Digitally, he contributes to Babble.com, and Yahoo! Shine.
He has also written for Yummy Mummy Club, Man Of The House, Yahoo! Radio Networks, and The Future Shop Tech Blog in addition to running his own network of blogs.
Buzz published his first article online in 1995 and has been an active voice on the internet ever since.
Today, his cyberbuzz media network encompasses 3 distinct websites in addition to supplying unique content for others.
DadCAMP | http://www.dadcamp.ca
Created in 2009, DadCAMP connects dads and parenting with stories about the struggles, challenges, successes, and questions faced by every parent.
The Blog According to Buzz | http://www.buzzbishop.com/blog
For nearly a decade, this blog has been home to personal stories, travels, adventures, and local insights. From the best kid hikes in the Rockies, to finding out what haggis tastes like, it is here.
cyberbuzz | http://www.cyberbuzz.com
First registered in 1996, this is the website that started it all. What was originally a cool site of the day sort of list, is now home to detailed essays and insights on technology, new media trends, and bridging the gap back to old media.
In 2013, cyberbuzz media websites had in excess of 372 000 page views
Currently, Buzz is the top writer for the Babble.com Kid channel with more than 1.5 million page views from December 2012 - November 2013.
His YouTube Channel boasts nearly 3.7 million views
Buzz Bishop has built up a tribe of more than 26 000 followers across 9 social media networks:
Twitter @dadcamp 3274 / @buzzbishop 9091
Facebook /dadcamp 557 / /buzzbishop 1462
Pinterest @buzzbishop 9084
Google+ +BuzzBishop 856
LinkedIn /buzzbishop 348
Instagram DadCAMPGram 50
YouTube Z953Buzz 475
Plurk buzzbishop 10
MySpace buzzbishop 1 200
BUZZ GOES VIRAL
In September 2012, his "Admit It, You Have A Favorite Kid, I Do" post for Babble.com picked up international media attention. He appeared on radio in the US and Canada, television in the UK, and his story was discussed on Good Morning America, CBS, Fox News, Inside Edition, and CNN.
His YouTube video of a Teddy Bear Toss at a hockey game went viral across the web with in excess of 3 million views.
His post detailing a Twitter conversation between Commander Chris Hadfield and the cast of Star Trek has been read more than 120 000 times.
BLOGGING FOR CHARITY
Buzz is a proud supporter of Team Diabetes Canada and the Canadian Diabetes Association.
He has raised more than $35 0000 for the cause in the past 5 years and has run marathons and half marathons in Scotland, Brazil, Iceland, and Easter Island while raising awareness for the plight of the nearly 9 million Canadians living with diabetes or pre-diabetes.
His Blogging For Charity initiative sees brands partnering with the cyberbuzz media network for branded, promotional, and native content in exchange for donations to Team Diabetes Canada.
Since starting the program in the summer of 2013, he has already worked with Subaru Canada, Shell Canada, BMO, RBC, Leviβs, and London Drugs.
"[Buzz] Bishop is an information addict and pop-culture junkie... but you could also call him a media artist. He sucks up cultural information, reorganizes it into a dazzling format that makes listeners laugh and makes them feel smart."
- The Vancouver Sun, June 20, 2009
"Buzz Bishop *is* a social network. He lives and breathes in the tech world 24/7 and knows how to build an engaged community around technology, social networking, and everything pop culture."
- Tod Maffin, President, engageQ digital
"Buzz Bishop is basically the J.K. Simmons of pop culture commentary. He's relatable, adaptable, immediately recognizable β but not obnoxiously ubiquitous β and a perfect fit for a diverse range of stories. He's been an invaluable resource over the years."
- Misty Harris, National Journalist, Postmedia News
"Buzz Bishop is the perfect collision of two media worlds. He has built a thriving career in traditional media, while at the same creating communities in the social space and becoming a pace-setter in new media."
- Steve Jones, VP/Programming Newcap Radio, Author "Brand Like A Rock Star"
"I always love working with Buzz. He brings insight and humour to every situation, and always finds a way to stay true to his brand and his audience."
- Kelly OβMara, Content Manager, BunchFamily.ca