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CJOB Banking on Shadoe Davis as Station’s Pillar

CJOB Banking on Shadoe Davis as Station’s Pillar

Shadoe DavisWINNIPEG — 680 CJOB is placing all bets on veteran broadcaster Shadoe Davis as part of the station’s all-new radio lineup.

Davis, formerly of Corus sister station 97.5 BIG FM (now Power 97), will move down the hallway to begin his new show Monday, September 12. Airing weekdays from 6-10 a.m., Davis will be joined by sports and news veterans Kelly Moore and Jeff Braun.

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Corus Entertainment Makes Line-Up Changes at Power 97

Corus Entertainment Makes Line-Up Changes at Power 97

Power 97 On-Air
The new Power 97 line-up. (HANDOUT)

One day after showing veteran broadcaster Kathy Kennedy the door at 680 CJOB, Corus Entertainment has announced changes over at sister station Power 97.

“We’re continuing to build on the deep rock ‘n’ roll heritage in the community with Winnipeg favourites, Joe Aiello and the return of Fearless Fred Kennedy,” said Tammy Cole, program director at Power 97. “By having Winnipeg’s renowned hosts paired with some brand new voices, Power 97 will offer an exciting line-up that listeners can connect with.”

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NOW Country 104.7 Hitting Winnipeg Airwaves

NOW Country 104.7 Hitting Winnipeg Airwaves

NOW Country 104.7WINNIPEG — A new country music radio station will flip the switch at midnight on Saturday.

NOW Country 104.7 will take over from the former Rhythm 104.7 to play the newest country hits alongside Manitoba singer/songwriters and the country’s Indigenous artists.

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QX 104 Retains Position as Winnipeg’s #1 FM Station

QX 104 Retains Position as Winnipeg’s #1 FM Station

Radio Microphone
(Radio microphone image via Shutterstock)

Winnipeg radio listeners love their country music.

That’s the big takeaway from the latest spring ratings radio book released on Thursday. The Jim Pattison-owned station came in with a 9.0 share for the #1 FM-only station in the city, and the third-most listened to overall.

CBC Radio One continues to dominate the AM dial ahead of longtime leader 680 CJOB. CBC’s 13.8 share includes the station’s AM and FM frequency combined.

Lower down the chart saw the drop of 94.3 The Drive after its rebranding from FAB 94.3 earlier this year. The Drive is QX 104’s sister station located on Lombard Avenue.

The data measured the period from February 29 to April 24, 2016.

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Energy 106 Runs Out of Energy; Several Staffers Depart

Energy 106 Runs Out of Energy; Several Staffers Depart

By Michelle Bailey (@michellebailey1)

Energy 106WINNIPEG — The sounds of Energy 106 FM are quickly changing as word spreads that most of the staff are either bailing or being let go one after the other.

Energy 106 is owned by Evanov Radio Group, and while calls to the company went unanswered to ChrisD.ca on Wednesday, several employees have started taking to social media to indicate that the station is imploding.

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