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QX 104 Holds Strong as Winnipeg’s #1 FM Station

QX 104 Holds Strong as Winnipeg’s #1 FM Station

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WINNIPEG — Janet Trecarten has done it again! The QX 104 program director led her team to remain the #1 FM-only radio station in Winnipeg this fall, recording an 8.1 share.

The country music station on Lombard Avenue has dominated the top of the FM charts for several ratings books now, just behind its AM talk colleagues at CBC Radio One and Brent Williamson‘s 680 CJOB.

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RRC Students Host 12-Hour Radiothon in Support of West Broadway Youth

RRC Students Host 12-Hour Radiothon in Support of West Broadway Youth

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Red River College’s Roblin Centre (RRC.CA)

WINNIPEG — Creative Communications students from Red River College are giving back through the airwaves today with a 12-hour radiothon to help children living in the city’s West Broadway neighbourhood.

“To West Broadway and Beyond” runs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on radio.rrc.ca.

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Bell Media Confirms Round of Layoffs to Local News and Sports Desk Employees

Bell Media Confirms Round of Layoffs to Local News and Sports Desk Employees

By Dan Healing, The Canadian Press

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The logo for Bell Media, owned by BCE Inc., is displayed on a Toronto building in a handout photo. Bell Media is confirming union reports that it is laying off employees at radio and TV stations across Canada, including “phasing out” certain sportscasts and well-known anchors. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Bell Media – Darren Goldstein)

CALGARY – Bell Media is laying off employees, including prominent on-air personalities, at radio and TV stations across Canada.

However, the company won’t say how many, who or where.

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Goldeyes Talk Championship on ‘The Inside Pitch’ Tuesday

Goldeyes Talk Championship on ‘The Inside Pitch’ Tuesday

Reggie Abercrombie
Winnipeg Goldeyes’ outfielder Reggie Abercrombie hoists the American Association championship trophy on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Shaw Park. (@WPG_GOLDEYES / TWITTER)

The Winnipeg Goldeyes are back-to-back American Association baseball champions for the second-straight year. The Fish will dish on their recent 18-2 victory over the Wichita Wingnuts last week on a special edition of their radio program, “The Inside Pitch,” airing Tuesday.

The guest panel includes Goldeyes’ manager Rick Forney, catcher Mason Katz, outfielder Josh Romanski, and right-handed pitchers Mikey O’Brien and Edwin Carl. The show will conclude with a season highlights package.

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Jets Release 2017-18 Broadcast Schedule

Jets Release 2017-18 Broadcast Schedule

TSN's Sara Orlesky
TSN’s Sara Orlesky will be on-air host for all Winnipeg Jets home games again this season. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

Winnipeg Jets fans not in attendance at Bell MTS Place will be able to catch 60 regular season games on TSN for the 2017-18 season.

The Jets and their host broadcaster released the upcoming TV and radio schedule on Friday, which kicks off on TSN3 October 9 when the Jets face the Edmonton Oilers.

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Vote for Winnipeg’s Most Notable Radio Personalities

Vote for Winnipeg’s Most Notable Radio Personalities

RadioChrisD.ca wants to know who radio listeners believe to be the most notable personalities at the city’s biggest AM and FM stations.

From now until the end of November, you can vote to have your say. This isn’t a popularity contest or a chance to choose your favourite personality. It’s an exercise to determine the most notable person at each station. The on-air talent with the highest profile and name recognition.

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Talk, Country Rule Winnipeg Airwaves in Spring Radio Ratings

Talk, Country Rule Winnipeg Airwaves in Spring Radio Ratings

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Commercial-free radio, news talk and country music round out the top three radio stations in Winnipeg.

The latest spring radio ratings book, released on Thursday, shows that listeners still have their favourites on the dial. CBC Radio One increased its share compared to last spring, while 680 CJOB dipped slightly. QX 104 remained strong as the #1 FM radio station in Winnipeg.

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