Wade Sorochan is an accomplished Alberta broadcaster and national award winning speaker, author and mental health advocate recognized as Canada’s “Social Media Expert.” Wade first gained recognition for his pioneering impact on the #1 rated radio talk show and “Canada’s most unique radio talk show”: The Bill & Bill Show. Nicknamed “The Tone Arm”, Wade became the first broadcaster in history to spontaneously use song clips to enhance a radio talk show. Wade went on to host his own popular radio and television talk shows in a career that has spanned four decades.
As a mental illness survivor, Wade is a sought after speaker sharing his inspiring story of living with mental illness; being emotionally abused and abandoned as a child, experiencing five mental breakdowns, eventually hitting rock bottom, and how he is surviving and thriving with mental illness. Wade’s warm and friendly style and sense of humour creates an instant and genuine connection with his audiences.
Wade Sorochan is the author of the ground-breaking book Unsocial Media: Virtual World Causing Real World Anxiety. The book reveals how social media can affect mental health. He is also the author of the book Fastest Tone Arm in the West: Chasing a Radio Dream. The book features entertaining stories from a successful radio career and inspiring story of surviving child abuse and mental illness.
CAMH National Difference Makers Award
Recognizing 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health
Canada 150 in 150 Award
Recognizing 150 Inspiring Albertans
The Toronto Star, Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun, CTV Edmonton, Global TV Edmonton, City TV Toronto,
CBC Radio Edmonton, CHED Radio Edmonton, CJOB Radio Winnipeg, News Talk 770 Calgary