The Winnipeg Goldeyes have extended their radio partnership with 93.7 FM CJNU through the 2020 season.
The renewed agreement will see CJNU broadcast all spring training, regular season, and potential playoff games on 93.7 FM in Winnipeg.
Canada’s funniest person is… Winnipegger Chanty Marostica.
The transgender comedian won $25,000 and the top prize in the ninth annual SiriusXM Top Comic competition Thursday night.
WINNIPEG — Rock station 92.1 CITI is bringing back a familiar voice to Winnipeg radio when it relaunches its morning show later this fall.
TJ Connors returns to the airwaves to join co-hosts Rena Jae, Dave Turnbull and featured personality Kelly Butler.
By The Canadian Press
STEINBACH, Man. — A company that operates a chain of radio stations is apologizing for running a paid advertisement that downplayed the effect of the residential school system on Indigenous people.
Manitoba-based Golden West says the one-time program produced by the Frontier Centre For Public Policy was broadcast on some of its radio stations in Saskatchewan.
By Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press
HUMBOLDT, Sask. – A plan to bring hockey broadcasters in from across the country to call Humboldt Broncos games this season will not go ahead.
Instead, local radio station CHBO Bolt FM has hired an up-and-coming Winnipeg broadcaster to take over for Tyler Bieber, its play-by-play voice who was killed along with 15 others in last April’s Broncos bus crash.
The host of “Wheeler in the Morning” made the comments on Monday comparing transgender people to actors who “pretend to be different things.” Wheeler was suspended on Tuesday and Rogers Media has since ended its relationship with him.
WINNIPEG — 680 CJOB is adding to its morning show later this summer with veteran broadcast journalist Lauren McNabb.
The experienced co-anchor of Global News at 6 will join Greg Mackling and Brett Megarry weekday mornings from 6-10 a.m. CT beginning August 22. Both stations are owned by Corus Entertainment.
McNabb originally joined Global Winnipeg in 2000 and was promoted to Global National’s Manitoba correspondent three years later. She went on to work out of the network’s Toronto bureau in 2005 before returning to her home province in 2011 as producer and host of “Focus Manitoba.” In 2016, she joined Heather Steele as co-anchor of Global News at 6.
Corus Radio has hired a new program director to lead its Winnipeg FM stations, including Power 97 and Peggy @ 991.
Don Kollins brings more than 25 years of industry experience to the position, working in multiple formats as promotions director, music director, and program director with companies such as Rawlco Radio, Rogers Communications, and most recently with Entercom Communications in San Francisco, California.