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Radio Show Turns Spotlight on Winnipeg’s Arts, Culture

Radio Show Turns Spotlight on Winnipeg’s Arts, Culture

Chris Reid
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A new radio show about to hit the air in Winnipeg is turning the spotlight on some of the city’s rich traditions in arts, culture and music.

Chris Reid will host “In The Spotlight” on CJNU (93.7 FM) beginning August 7 at noon.

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Talk, Country Rule Winnipeg Airwaves in Spring Radio Ratings

Talk, Country Rule Winnipeg Airwaves in Spring Radio Ratings

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Commercial-free radio, news talk and country music round out the top three radio stations in Winnipeg.

The latest spring radio ratings book, released on Thursday, shows that listeners still have their favourites on the dial. CBC Radio One increased its share compared to last spring, while 680 CJOB dipped slightly. QX 104 remained strong as the #1 FM radio station in Winnipeg.

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Vicki Shae Going Back to QX 104

Vicki Shae Going Back to QX 104

Vicki Shae
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Winnipeg radio personality Vicki Shae has moved on to a part-time gig at QX 104.

Shae, who was recently let go from 99.1 Fresh Radio, will re-join the country crew next week.

“Vicki was on-air with us until 2013 and was not only a part of the great ratings QX 104 has enjoyed, but you may also remember her performance in the NHL lockout video that went viral,” said program director Janet Trecarten.

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Hal Anderson Returning to 680 CJOB

Hal Anderson Returning to 680 CJOB

Hal Anderson
Hal Anderson

They let him go in 2014, but now 680 CJOB is having a change of heart about Hal Anderson.

The former morning man (and 34th “greatest Canadian”) is returning to the air for Hal Anderson Weekends, airing 7-10 a.m. CT beginning February 4.

“I’m so excited about returning to my favourite radio station! I’ve missed CJOB and its listeners and I think they’ve missed me too,” Anderson said.

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Peggy @ 99.1 Hits Winnipeg Airwaves

Peggy @ 99.1 Hits Winnipeg Airwaves

Peggy @ 99.1WINNIPEG — Corus Entertainment has launched Peggy @ 99.1 as Winnipeg’s newest radio station.

Formerly known as Cool FM, Groove FM, 99.1 Fresh FM and recently 99.1 Fresh Radio, Peggy was introduced on Sunday after a month of playing Christmas music.

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Sabrina Carnevale Moves to CBC as New Traffic Reporter

Sabrina Carnevale Moves to CBC as New Traffic Reporter

Sabrina Carnevale
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WINNIPEG — Sabrina Carnevale is making the leap across town to be the eyes and ears on the streets for CBC Radio listeners.

Carnevale is leaving her role as a traffic reporter for 99.9 BOB FM and TSN 1290 to join the gang at CBC/Radio-Canada in the afternoons. When not inside the traffic cruiser, she will also report on community events.

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