Ryan Doyle joined NEWSTALK 1010 as an intern after graduating from Humber College in 1996. He quickly climbed the radio ladder to become one of NEWSTALK 1010's night time hell raisers. As an award winning producer, commentator and host Ryan has reported on some of the biggest events in recent history, including the one year and five anniversary of 9/11 in New York and the inauguration of President Barack Obama in Washington DC.
Doyle currently co-hosts NEWSTALK 1010’s nightly show Friendly Fire with John Downs and is a featured commentator on the Sun News Network. Always honest and never afraid to drop the gloves, Ryan Doyle brings a fresh approach to the issues of the day and, alongside his co host John Downs, is changing the way Ontario listens to evening radio.
John Downs has been an award-winning radio reporter and personality in news and talk radio in Toronto since 1998, primarily covering Toronto City Hall. His individual work has been recognized by the Radio and Television News Directors Association of Canada, including the Sam Ross Award for Best National Commentary in 2007.
He is currently co-hosting Friendly Fire alongside Ryan Doyle in the evenings 7pm – 10pm on NEWSTALK 1010. Prior to joining NEWSTALK 1010 Downs hosted the John Downs Show, a news-based talk program on CFMJ AM640 in Toronto. Some of Downs' higher profile assignments have included, SARS, blackouts, pope-wrangling, and most recently, rubber bullet dodging at G20 protests.