Hot 103 Articles

Hot 103 No More, Station Rebrands as Virgin Radio

Winnipeg's most listened to FM radio station ditched its old brand on Friday. Hot 103 has joined Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group family under the leadership of Astral Media to become the "All-New #1 Hit Music Station 103.1 Virgin Radio" as of 8 a.m. The company has...

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Hot 103 Names New Program Director

Winnipeg radio station Hot 103 has named Dale Davies as their new program director. Davies was the former PD at rival station Energy 106 and their sister station 100.7 The Breeze. He goes to Lombard Avenue with years of radio experience, having previously served as...

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CJOB, Hot 103 Reign Dominant in Winnipeg Radio

Talk superstation CJOB 68 and Hot 103 remain the top two AM and FM radio stations in Winnipeg after the Spring 2012 ratings book was released Thursday. According to BBM Canada, who measures and reports the data, CJOB had a 13.0 share for the period February 27 to...

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12-Hour Radiothon to Benefit Children’s Hospital

Two Winnipeg radio stations will broadcast for 12 hours straight today to share the stories and fundraise for children living with an illness. Hot 103 and QX104's Caring for Kids Radiothon will support the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. From 6 a.m. to 6...

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Steve Adams Terminated from Hot 103

Steve Adams has been let go from Hot 103 as the station's drive announcer, ChrisD.ca has learned. Adams was released Wednesday due to "restructuring purposes." Station manager Sharon Taylor confirmed the news in an e-mail, calling him a "good guy." Adams was a...

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New Radio Hires at Bell Media, CITI and Hot 103

Winnipeg's FAB 94.3 and 99.9 BOB FM has a new music director and assistant program director in Frank Andrews. Andrews recently held the same dual position at 92 CITI FM. --- --- --- Nesta Matthews has joined Tom and Joe weekday mornings on 92 CITI FM. Matthews began...

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‘One Big Day’ Fundraiser Helping Siloam, Cheer Board

Two Winnipeg radio stations will celebrate One Big Day for Christmas today in support of Siloam Mission and the Christmas Cheer Board. Hot 103 and QX104 went live from Grant Park Shopping Centre at 6 a.m.this morning and will continue until 6 p.m., collecting cash,...

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CJOB, Hot 103 Still Kings of the Radio Dial

Talk superstation CJOB and Hot 103 still maintain the top spots on the AM and FM dials, respectively. BBM Canada released their latest radio ratings card on Thursday for Spring 2011, measuring the period from February 28 to April 24. Most surprisingly is the gain made...

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Hot 103 Mittens on Sale for Charity Today

With the success of last winter's red Olympic mittens, Winnipeg radio station Hot 103 has created their own pairs to continue the colourful seasonal trend. Besides being functional in our cold temperatures, the new Hot 103 mittens are being sold for a great cause....

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Necklace Fundraiser to Support West End Community

Winnipeg's West End will be on the receiving end of a collaborative effort put on by Hot 103's Ace Burpee and jewelry designer Hilary Druxman. The duo will be selling a limited edition "Wear the West End" necklace today for $36 at Hilary Druxman (258 McDermot Avenue)...

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