Power 97 Articles

Power 97 Replacing Departed Morning Show

A little more than a week after Power 97's entire morning show resigned amid a contract dispute, the station has posted ads looking to fill the positions. Corus Entertainment on Thursday began searching for two morning hosts (job #1, job #2). The deadline to apply is...

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Wheeler, Philly and Rena Leave Power 97

Winnipeg rock station Power 97 is without a morning show. Dave Wheeler, Phil Aubrey and Rena Jae couldn't agree to terms on a contract with Corus Entertainment and resigned. The three left following Wednesday's show at 10 a.m. Their bios and photos have since been...

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CBC, Corus Radio Hiring Reporter, Exec. Assistant

CBC Radio-Canada is looking for the next energetic on-air personality to fill a reporter/editor position. The opportunity would see the candidate report on traffic and community events in Winnipeg, as well as work with Larry Updike daily on "Up to Speed." The position...

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Corus Entertainment Hiring New General Manager

Corus Entertainment Winnipeg has begun the process of finding a replacement to fill the general manager position at its three local radio stations. Former GM Garth Buchko resigned earlier this month to take on the role of president and CEO with the Winnipeg Blue...

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Corus Winnipeg Hiring a Promotions Coordinator

Corus Radio Winnipeg is hiring a promotions coordinator, who will be responsible for facilitating sales and station promotions at CJOB, Power 97 and 99.1 FM. Responsibilities include maintenance of contests, writing and coordinating scripts, booking promotional...

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QX104, Corus Entertainment Hiring for the New Year

By David Klassen Winnipeg's QX104 is hiring an afternoon drive host. The country music radio station recently posted the position, looking for a capable candidate to host a live show, voice track shifts as scheduled, prepare material for the show and update...

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Corus Radio Ruler of the Winnipeg Airwaves

The Fall 2011 radio ratings are out, and Corus Entertainment has taken the lead with the top AM and FM stations in Winnipeg. BBM Canada released the ratings card Thursday, measuring the period from September 5 to October 30, 2011. CJOB and Power 97 came out as the top...

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Power 97 Bans Vancouver Music This Weekend

Power 97 Bans Vancouver Music This Weekend

Winnipeg radio station Power 97 is sticking it to Vancouver this weekend, vowing not to play any musical artist currently operating out of the British Columbia city. The B.C. Free Weekend leads up to Sunday's Grey Cup game between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the BC...

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CJOB, Power 97 Hiring for Various Positions

Corus Entertainment -- the company behind CJOB 68 and Power 97 -- is looking for five candidates to fill various positions at the two radio stations. Corus has posted positions for a part-time news announcer, casual news announcer, part-time operator and full-time...

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Power 97 Dropped from Bell ExpressVu

As of August 18, Power 97 will no longer be available on Bell ExpressVu's satellite service. Program Director Matt Cundill said in an e-mail they regret the discontinuation of Power 97 from the service, but would like to remind listeners of other ways to listen to the...

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Behind the Scenes at Corus Entertainment (VIDEO)

Behind the Scenes at Corus Entertainment (VIDEO)

Three of Winnipeg's premier radio stations are adjusting nicely to their spectacular state-of-the-art digital studios in St. James. Corus Entertainment -- housing CJOB, Power 97 and Groove FM -- recently moved into the former CTV Winnipeg building at Polo Park and...

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City Street Renamed in Honour of CJOB Founder

The street that will house the new Corus Radio Winnipeg studios at Polo Park has itself a new name. Rapelje Avenue has been renamed to Jack Blick Avenue, in honour of CJOB 68 founder J.O. Blick. Blick was a Second World War Veteran and founded the station on March 11,...

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