CJOB Articles

Kathy Kennedy Let Go from 680 CJOB

Kathy Kennedy Let Go from 680 CJOB

Veteran Winnipeg broadcaster Kathy Kennedy was let go from 680 CJOB on Wednesday. Kennedy had been the co-host of "Winnipeg’s Morning News," alongside news director Richard Cloutier, since spring 2014. Prior to that, Kennedy had a short stint on NCI FM and was a...

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CJOB ‘Traffic Guy’ Brian Barkley Retiring

CJOB ‘Traffic Guy’ Brian Barkley Retiring

Longtime Winnipeg broadcaster Brian Barkley is retiring from the business after 39 years. Barkley is best known for being 680 CJOB's roving traffic reporter with eyes on the road during rush hour. He started his career in 1976 doing evening and weekend newscasts at...

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Another Round of Layoffs at Corus Winnipeg

Another Round of Layoffs at Corus Winnipeg

WINNIPEG -- It's hard to tell if anyone is left on Jack Blick Avenue these days as Corus Entertainment let another round of employees go on Tuesday. The now shell of a building, which houses radio stations 680 CJOB, 99.1 Fresh Radio and 97.5 BIG FM, laid off at least...

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Longtime Broadcaster Charles Adler Signs Off

Longtime Broadcaster Charles Adler Signs Off

WINNIPEG -- Broadcasting legend Charles Adler turned off his microphone for the final time in the city on Friday. The 680 CJOB veteran, affectionately known as “The Boss of Talk," ended his program after 17 years at the station with guests Mark Chipman, Theo Fleury,...

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CJOB Parts Ways with Jim Toth in Latest Round of Cuts

CJOB Parts Ways with Jim Toth in Latest Round of Cuts

WINNIPEG -- Corus Entertainment has made a dent in its payroll again with another round of layoffs, affecting mainly 680 CJOB. Sources say sports host/producer Jim Toth has been let go, along with several others. A producer, some of the station's creative team and a...

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680 CJOB Tops Winnipeg’s Fall Radio Ratings

Jack Blick Avenue continues to produce Winnipeg's top radio station on the airwaves, as 680 CJOB has dominated yet another ratings book. Numeris, formerly known as BBM Canada, released Fall 2014 data on Thursday, measuring the period September 1 to October 26. While...

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