Gary Beech joined CKSO radio in 1983 when Ralph Murray was the News Director. At that time, Rob Faulds was the Sports Director. The newsroom also included Fred Pletsch, Tom Otto and Bill Adams. When Rob moved to Winnipeg Gary was given the Sports Director's job which included doing play-by-play for the Ontario Major Junior 'A' Sudbury Wolves.
Gary remained at CKSO as Sports Director until the summer of 1986 when he left to pursue other career opportunities. Gary was out of broadcasting until May of 1991 when he returned as a weekend host of a satellite talk show called "In the North" which was broadcast on the Pelmorex Radio Network in Sudbury, the Soo, North Bay and Kapuskasing. Gary Beech then joined CHNO / CJMX FM full time in September of 1993 and began working as a morning show co-host on 105.3 EZ Rock and continues to do so to this day. The radio show is dubbed, "Rich and Gary In The Morning"