Articles Tagged ‘Corus Radio’

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ICYMI: HBO Canada travels to The Rock

Plus, Global rebrands two local radio stations and CBC adds a new docuseries.

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ICYMI: Paul Romanuk leaves Sportsnet

Plus, a country music heavyweight comes to Corus Radio.

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What the Chuck is Corus doing in Edmonton?

An FM music station gets reformatted to better speak to its local market.

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ICYMI: Changes coming to Instagram, Screen Awards ratings dip

In case you missed it: Instagram is changing its algorithm, the Canadian Screen Awards ratings dipped and Fox is getting into programmatic TV.

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ICYMI: Grease is the word, Big Brother Canada returns

In case you missed it: Grease: Live drew big numbers, Big Brother Canada is back in March and SiriusXM is all about the Super Bowl.

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Corus hires a Zoomer to lead radio sales

Byron Garby is moving from ZoomerMedia to Corus as its GM of national sales for Corus Radio.

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Corus launches a slew of radio apps

The media company has launched customizable apps for 38 of its stations, targeting the nearly 74% of listeners that connect with online radio through mobile.

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Corus Radio restructures

The company is unifying its national sales under GM Lars Wunsche and also letting five people go across the division.

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102.1 The Edge puts emphasis on evolution

The Corus-owned station is bringing back Alan Cross as part of an ongoing effort to better target music lovers and grow share in its market.

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102.1 The Edge unveils new roster

Dominik Diamond toplines the new morning show to replace former host Dean Blundell on the Corus-owned Toronto station.

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Corus goes country with radio rebrand

The media co is aiming for bigger ratings by switching its Southwestern Ontario More FM to Country 104.

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‘Spirit of Radio’ returns to 102.1 The Edge

A new Sunday program featuring CFNY-era music signals a strategy shift at the Corus-owned radio station.

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Dean Blundell show cancelled

Corus-owned 102.1 the Edge drops the controversial host following a suspension over homophobic comments.

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Corus Radio launches series hosted by The Property Brothers

The series, called Off Topic, premieres Sept. 14 and is the first time Corus has leveraged its TV talent for a new radio show.

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Corus Radio relaunches Vinyl 95.3 as Fresh FM

Corus’ Suzanne Carpenter says the change, including a shift to more current music, is due to a lack of audience growth in the Hamilton market.