THE 'X' ZONE DIRECTORY OF WHO'S WHO
|Address||103 Elmwood Avenue, East|
|Postal Code||N6C 1J4|
|Profession||Author, Broadcaster, Journalist, Keynote Speaker|
|Career||Businessman, Broadcaster, Journalist|
|Expertise||Business Communications, Life after Death, Motivational Speaking|
|Media Credits||Media Credits: has appeared on CBC, CTV, ABC, BBC and TVO; featured columnist for London Free Press and Business London Magazine, contributor to Old Cars magazine, former editor of AF of M Crescendo magazine, radio talk show host on CFPL-AM, CKSL-AM, CJBK-AM, CHRW-FM , and political commentator on CFPL-TV, all in London, The 'X' Zone Radio/TV Show and The 'X' Chronciles Newspaper|
|Publisher of Books||Bettger Books, Canada|
|Authored||"Heart and Soul" (near death phenomena explored- out of print); "Mind How You Go" (words to live by - out of print) "Come Back to Life" (near death experience recounted and analyzed); "His Will Be Done" (novel); "Sky Com: The Immortals (novel); "I Am The Law" (novel).|
|Merchandise||Books still in print available at www.jimchapman.ca . CD Album of romantic ballads "Lost and Found", due for release in June, 2012, available at www.jimchapman.ca .|
|Awards||Spoken Word Show of the Year- 2006|
Born in London, Canada in 1949. Signed to Columbia Records in 1968. Toured and recorded with different bands in 60's, 70's and 80's, including Ronnie Hawkins. Recorded album of original material in 1975 but master tapes were lost and it was never released. Became radio talk show host in 1992, expended to TV and became featured newspaper and magazine columnist, too.
Massive heart attack in 1999 left him dead in ER, followed by a near death experience he later wrote about in newspaper and magazine columns. That led to a special radio program that in turn led to lectures at venues across Ontario and as far away as Seattle, Dallas, Rochester and New York. Developed "The 25-hour Day" motivational program based on his near death experience and what it taught him.
Wrote first book
in 2000, has since written five more (four of which are still in print).
Semi-retired since 2007. Still active in communications consulting, writing, speaking.
Performs in a 50's-60's band (Jim Chapman's Incontinentals).Collects and restores vintage cars. Lives with wife and her sister-in-law, plus three dogs and three cats.