He will provide regular analysis to CTV Montreal newscasts, starting in the New Year.
The music was mainly middle of the road songs in the 1960s and 70s, switching to an adult contemporary sound by the 1980s. George Balcaen joined CJAD to host the afternoon drive show. CJAD vice president and general manager Ralph Lucas moved to CFRB Toronto as Vice-President, Programming. They think that the cozy relationship the government has with Facebook needs to end. The CBC approved the transfer of 100 common shares in CJAD Ltd. A further transfer of 22 common shares in CJAD Ltd. was approved. They had been with CKEY in Toronto. A 46-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a series of sexual offenses in Monteregie dating from 2017 to present. The 10-minute film chronicles Rowcliffe's morning shift routine in what was then known as the CJAD JetRanger, and also captures some breathtaking scenes of early 1970s Montreal, as well as some of Rowcliffe's on-air banter with another legend, George Balcan. The axe is falling at Montreal's popular anglophone news talk radio station CJAD. He later became GM of CJFM, which he helped put on the air in 1962. 1717 Boulevard René-Lévesque E, On News - Hamilton Grant and Al Cauley.
Toronto Former CJAD personality Helene Gougeon died in May. Lynn Desjardins joined for evenings from CFCF news. By ticking this box I agree to receive the chosen newsletter(s), including promotional, programming, marketing and other survey emails. Rob Braide became vice president and general manager of CJAD/CJFM-FM. Avril Benoit joined from CBMT Television in August to do mid-mornings, replacing Melanie King. Celebrating something big?
Other on-air people: John Eakes (Weekends), George Balcan (AM Drive), Lori Graham (Traffic), Ted Blackman (Sports Director), Peter Anthony Holder, Rick Leckner (Traffic), Gord Sinclair (News Director). Before that Mott worked for Roy Thomson's Northern Broadcasting. CJAD increased power to 5,000 watts full-time, DA-1.
Plans for a new park reserved for man's best friend have been approved in Montreal's Sud-Ouest borough. While at the station he went from announcer to chief announcer, then program director to station manager. CJAD sells while it plays!
Joe Cannon joined the CJAD air staff.
Senior salesman Tom G. Vradenberg left for Radio-Television Representatives Ltd. Pat Hurley, Vice President and Sales Manager of CJAD, was named Vice President of CFRB and CKFM (Toronto), succeeding Wally Shubat who resigned. With the departure of VP programming/operations manager Bob Harris to Astral Radio Hamilton (in January 2010), the following appointments were made in Montreal by VP/GM Martin Spalding. He was replaced by Greg Stewart who had been CJFM's manager. CJAD 800 received permission to increase power from 5,000 to 10,000 watts. In addition to uniting the strengths of the five stations, this endeavor brought stations, shows and radio personalities together under one roof. A generation of Montrealers woke up to Balcan’s morning show in the 1960s, when he was still Balcaen. The station now had two 50 kw transmitters and one 10 kw unit. A new remote control system was installed for the CJAD transmitter. Leslie Roberts (born June 28, 1962) is a Canadian television and radio personality, currently the host of CTV Morning Live in Ottawa.
Kathryn Greenaway With former CJAD PD Mike Bendixen accepting the role of PD of CFRB Toronto, Chris Bury formerly of CINW (940 News) was appointed CJAD program director/interim news director (effective January 4, 2010). Replacing him was a young traffic reporter named Rick Leckner. It was at this point that Lyman Potts unveiled a plan to pool CFRB's and CJAD's talent expenditures to record Canadian musicians in stereo and demonstrate to the BBG how the idea could be expanded with the support of other stations across Canada, to promote and employ Canadian artists in a manner never before possible.
Mitch Melnick returned to CJAD from CIQC for evenings. On weekdays, veteran anchors Andrew Peplowski and Trudie Mason deliver morning newscasts, with Jason Mayoff and Richard Deschamps taking over in the afternoons. Don Hartford died at age 95.
Ricky Cyr left CJAD. Late-night talk show host Peter Anthony Holder; weekend hosts Laurie MacDonald and Olga Gazdovic; as well as long time newscaster Kathy Coulumbe, were among the casualties.
Announcers included Mac McCurdy, Rod Dewar, Mike Stephens, Gerry Bascombe and Bill Roberts (mornings). Be the first to know! On March 16, 2012, Bell Media announced that it had entered in an agreement to acquire Astral Media for an estimated value at $3.38 billion, with the deal including CJAD and its sister radio stations in Montreal. In January 1998, all four of CJAD's broadcast towers toppled during The Ice Storm. Montréal, QC Doris Clark was women's editor. CJAD was a CBS affiliate. Marjorie Comeau, librarian and broadcaster, died in January. Melanie King left in June after 15 years with CJAD. Mac McCurdy who joined CJAD on its first day of operation in December 1945, passed away at age 84 on December 3. What do we need to know about the swing states at this point? Ronald Adam Krochuk died at age 73. Football Richard Cooper named temporary Mansfield Town manager Sports Reporter.
CJAD 800 AM is an HeartRadio station.
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Rick Leckner did CJAD's traffic reports. In October, Kevin Holden and his wife started "The Matinee" program weekday afternoons.
On June 27, 2013, after a previous such application had been denied in 2012, the CRTC approved an application by Astral Media Inc. to sell its pay and specialty television channels, conventional television stations and radio stations to BCE Inc., including CJAD. CJAD was founded by J. Arthur Dupont in 1945, basing the call sign on his initials. Traffic reports every 15 minutes. Take an aerial tour of Montreal ,with Len Rowcliffe, the CJAD traffic reporter. George Balcan returned from CFCF. Len MacDonald died. Traffic updates air every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes late nights. Montréal, QC He started in broadcasting in 1973, working at CJAD and CFCF as an open line host. He would also continue in his existing role of director of special events.
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Shawn Dearn serves as anchor on weekend mornings, and Benson Cook takes over from Pipia on Saturday and Sunday evenings. After 40 years in broadcasting – more than half of that at CJAD – Tommy Schnurmacher retired on December 13.Len Rowcliffe (88) died on December 19. Montreal’s #1 News Talk Radio station. 1717 Boulevard René-Lévesque E, They had been en route to his father’s funeral. Kevin Holden joined to do traffic reports (Rick Leckner was still doing traffic too). Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, http://www.cjad.com/cjad-news/2015/05/02/long-time-cjad-broadcaster-tom-armour-retires, https://montrealgazette.com/business/local-business/tsn-690s-elliott-price-abe-hefter-among-bell-media-cuts-in-montreal, "Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2012-370 (item 2)", "TSN Radio 990 to become a francophone station", http://www.impactmontreal.com/en/news/2012/03/montreal-impact-returns-cjad-800, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=CJAD&oldid=979848896, English-language radio stations in Quebec, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 September 2020, at 04:05. It was announced that Lisa Fuoco, CJAD's Promotions and Community Relations Director, would leave that position March 1 (2011). Mac McCurdy became chief announcer. He had been managing CHEX in Peterborough. Bob Dunn joined as sports director from the Montreal Star. For many years, the "Paul Reid's Christmas" recording continued to be a highly popular request on CJAD. 514-989-3838, Program & News Director Since September 3, Astral's five radio stations, NRJ Montréal 94.3, 107,3 Rouge fm, CJAD 800 AM, Virgin Radio 96 and CHOM 97 7, had been broadcasting from the same address, thereby making Astral Radio Montreal Canada's largest private radio broadcasting centre.