QX104 FM Articles

QX104, FAB 94.3 Name New General Manager

A new general manager will be heading up two Winnipeg radio stations owned by the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group. Heidi Rasmussen will oversee QX104 and FAB 94.3 effective October 1. Rasmussen most recently was the general sales manager at Global Winnipeg, and has...

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QX104 Shuffles On-Air Talent for Drive, Middays

QX104 Shuffles On-Air Talent for Drive, Middays

QX104 has shuffled around its talent schedule to bring a new lineup to the Winnipeg country music station. Leanne Cater aka "Boss Lady" will hold down afternoon drive duties after tripling the station's shares during middays since her arrival in March of last year....

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Sale of QX 104, FAB 94.3 Finalized to Pattison

Two Winnipeg radio stations are now under the ownership of the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group. QX 104 and FAB 94.3 were previously put up on the selling block by Astral Media and Bell Media, respectively, back in 2012. The CRTC approved the sale in December 2013,...

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Astral’s QX, Virgin a Powerhouse in Spring Ratings

Astral's QX 104 and 103.1 Virgin Radio are the two top FM radio stations in Winnipeg after the Spring 2013 ratings book was released Thursday. BBM Canada measured top-line radio statistics from March 4 to April 28 -- the period where radio stations do everything they...

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FAB 94.3, QX 104 Sold to Kamloops Broadcaster

Two Winnipeg radio stations have been acquired by the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, pending CRTC approval. FAB 94.3 (Bell Media) and QX 104 (Astral) are part of a deal announced Thursday by the broadcaster, which also includes the purchase of Calgary’s Kool FM. "This...

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CRTC Denies Bell Media’s Takeover of Astral

A $3.4-billion takeover of Astral Media will not go ahead as planned. During a hearing in Ottawa on Thursday, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) denied Bell Media's plans of an acquisition. The highly publicized Canadian media deal,...

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Local NHL Lockout Video Parodies Taylor Swift

Winnipeg radio station QX104 is trying to make the best of the NHL lockout situation in a new YouTube video. Uploaded on Sunday and dubbed the "Official Song of the NHL Lockout," QX104 personality Vicki Shae takes a page from the Taylor Swift song, "We Are Never Ever...

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QX 104, FAB 94.3 to Be Sold Under Bell-Astral Deal

Bell Media plans to sell off Winnipeg radio stations QX 104 and FAB 94.3 after its takeover deal with Astral Media is complete. Appearing at a CRTC hearing in Montreal on Monday, Bell advised a committee that it plans to release the two local stations, along with a...

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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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