Brad McNally, well respected Canadian-born Australian radio programmer, has died after a long battle with cancer. His wife Margaret McNally announced: ”I wish to advise former radio colleagues and friends of the passing of her beloved husband, Brad McNally. Brad enjoyed a stellar 45 year career in the radio industry in Australia and abroad. Brad passed away peacefully last night, Saturday 6 November 2021, in St John of God Hospital, Subiaco. Courageous to the end.”
In 2016, McNally was forced to retire as content director at Gold Coast’s Hot Tomato after being diagnosed with brain cancer. He underwent surgery in July 2017 before returning home to Perth. He is best known for his time as a programmer and Content Director in Perth radio.
Growing up in Toronto, McNally enjoyed a career with Toronto’s CFNY during the 1970s. He also worked in programming across in other countries including Finland, Sweden and Ireland before adopting Australia as his home.