Staff

The Chatham-Kent Sports Network is comprised of a dedicated group of staff and volunteers. If you’re looking to contact a specific member of the CKSN editorial team, please use the list below.


Editor in Chief/Publisher – Ian Kennedy
ian@cksn.ca – 519-784-4919

Ian Kennedy is the owner and editor of the Chatham-Kent Sports Network (www.cksn.ca). A University of Western Ontario graduate, Ian is also a secondary school teacher in Chatham-Kent. Ian’s sportscasts and news contributions are regularly featured on 99.1 CKXS FM in Wallaceburg, and his weekly articles are also featured in print in the Chatham Voice. In the past, Ian worked as a columnist and reporter for the Chatham-Kent Daily Post.

MMA Editor/Sports Reporter/Columnist – Dwight Wakabayashi
wakabayashi.d@gmail.com
Dwight Wakabayashi is a former Chatham-Kent resident, who is the MMA editor, and a regular sports news and opinion writer for CKSN. A featured Columnist at Bleacher Report UFC/NHL, Guest writer at Sportsnet.ca UFC, MMA Canada, and the Nikkei Voice, Dwight has 10 years of sports writing experience. Earning a diploma in journalism from Centennial College, Dwight currently lives in Toronto.
Editor/Sports Reporter/Broadcaster – Jay Smith – jsmith@ckxsfm.com
Jay Smith is the afternoon drive host of “Weekdaze” on 99.1 CKXS, based out of Wallaceburg. Smith, a local journalist and radio personality, is a Thamesville born and bred sports enthusiast and father of twin girls, Grace and Aubrey. Jay is a grad of Conestoga College’s Journalism: Print and Broadcasting program. An avid Red Wings and Blue Jays fan, Smith is also a retired professional wrestler. Jay supplies play-by-play for local Jr. C hockey games on 99.1 CKXS and can be heard live on the air daily from 2 to 7 pm. Follow Smith on Twitter @jay991ckxs

Reporter/New Director – Robyn Brady – rbrady@ckxsfm.com
Born and raised in Scarborough, Robyn Brady has been working in broadcasting in Chatham-Kent for over 15 years. She launched her radio career in the summer of 2000 in Summerside, PEI before moving to CK. With a BA in dramatic arts and a diploma in broadcast journalism, Robyn is an avid reader, animal lover, and theatre buff.

If you don’t see the sport you’re looking for above, or need general information regarding the Chatham-Kent Sports Network, please connect with us via our Contact Form, or call 519-784-4919.