Dustin Tyler Wentzell was born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia and grew up listening to CKBW.
Dustin graduated from the NSCC Kingstec Campus, Radio and Television Arts program in 2006.
After graduating, Dustin moved to Calgary where he started working as an audio-visual technician for in-house AV company PSAV.
He put his production talents to work on Yukon made projects, Red Coat Justice, Anash: Legacy of the Sun Rock produced by Carol Geddes and a bevy of short films.
He played and recorded an album out of S&K Studios in Whitehorse as a drummer with the rock group Off the Menu called "Get a Horse".
He continues to provide audio visual skills for shows and conferences and lends volunteer support to community productions such as Arctic Winter Games or National Indigenous Peoples Day.
Dustin Wentzell rejoined the team at NNBY as a news reporter and production assistant at CHON-fm in 2018 and looks forward to serving the communities of Yukon with meaningful, honest and entertaining radio.
"Great audio, is visual." – D. Bannerman
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